Special Collections and Archives

CIES: Founding Members: William W. Brickman papers

Special Collections and Archives

CIES: Founding Members: William W. Brickman papers

CIES records: Series 4: Founding Members: William W. Brickman papers

Biographical Note: William W. Brickman (1913-1986) was an influential proponent of the need for comparative education and was one of the founding members of the Comparative Education Society in 1956. He was a faculty member at New York University and the University of Pennsylvania, was a prolific scholar, and led several comparative education study tours during his long and distinguished career.

Scope and Content: The William W. Brickman papers document small portions of Brickman's career through clippings, lecture notes, reading lists, research projects, reports, and photographs. The photographs also cover Brickman's military career during World War II and then his transition back to academic life, while numerous course outlines, papers, and research materials clearly outline Brickman's career and focus in comparative education.


Box 1
Folder -- Contents

  1. Bibliographies and reading lists, 1969-1979; undated
  2. Biographical material, 1960-1980; undated
  3. CES founders meeting summary, 1956
  4. Course and seminar outlines and syllabi, 1960; 1978; undated
  5. Endowed professorship (Gerald H. Read Endowed Professorship in Comparative Education), Kent State University, 1978-1979
  6. Field notes and notes, 1951-1981; undated
  7. Interview on Soviet education, 7 minutes, undated (on CD)
  8. Outlines and lists on selected topics, 1954-1979; undated
  9. Photographs, 1945-1971
  10. Photographs, undated
  11. Published articles, 1965-1983 (folder 1 of 3)
  12. Published articles, 1965-1983 (folder 2 of 3)
  13. Published articles, 1965-1983 (folder 3 of 3)