John Harold Goldthorpe Papers

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John Harold Goldthorpe Papers
Call Number: UA187
Dates: 1928-1937
Physical Description: 1.85 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: John Harold Goldthorpe Papers
Call Number: UA187
Dates: 1928-1937
Physical Description: 1.85 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
John Harold Goldthorpe was born in Missoula, Montana on September 13, 1898. He received an A.B. degree from Hamline in 1920, an A.M. from Minnesota in 1924, and his Ph.D. degree from Minnesota in 1928. He was the superintendent of schools in Goodhue, Minnesota from 1920 to 1922, and an instructor of social studies at West High School in Minneapolis from 1922 to 1924. He was a statistician and registrar at Northwestern University from 1924 to 1926. In 1926 he became an instructor of education at the University of Minnesota, and in 1928 an assistant professor of education at the University of Buffalo. Dr. Goldthorpe came to the University of Rochester in 1931 as an assistant professor. In 1933 he became a full professor of education. He remained in Rochester until 1937 when he became a research assistant at Teacher's College at Columbia University. From 1939 until 1945 he was the research and administrative associate of the American Council of Education. In 1945 he began work in the Department of State as an administrative analyst, training consultant, education adviser and acting assistant chief in the division of International Exchange of Persons.

Scope and Content
Dr. Goldthorpe's papers consist of various studies and reports that were made by the department of education while he was a professor at the University of Rochester.

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Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055

Content List
Box 1, Folder 1A.C.E. Committee on Educational Testing
Box 1, Folder 2Class of 1935 - First year averages
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence to high school principals
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence to high school principals, 1932
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence to high school principals, 1933
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence to high school principals, 1934
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence to high school principals, 1935
Box 1, Folder 8Correspondence to high school principals regarding the Class of 1934
Box 1, Folder 9Comparison of unit teaching costs
Box 1, Folder 10Concentration
Box 1, Folder 11Degrees conferred
Box 1, Folder 12Delayed entrance
Box 1, Folder 13Distribution of grades - freshmen
Box 1, Folder 14Employment
Box 1, Folder 15English test records, 1937
Box 1, Folder 16English 3-4 study
Box 1, Folder 17Enrollments
Box 2, Folder 1Faculty action, 1928
Box 2, Folder 2Faculty action, 1929
Box 2, Folder 3Faculty action, 1930
Box 2, Folder 4Faculty action, 1931
Box 2, Folder 5Faculty action, 1932
Box 2, Folder 6Faculty action, 1933
Box 2, Folder 7Faculty action, 1934
Box 2, Folder 8Faculty action, 1935
Box 2, Folder 9Faculty action, 1936
Box 2, Folder 10Faculty action on freshmen
Box 2, Folder 11Faculty travel expense
Box 2, Folder 12Form letters
Box 2, Folder 13French aural test, 1935
Box 2, Folder 14French cooperative test, 1935
Box 2, Folder 15French test, 1937
Box 2, Folder 16Freshman admission study
Box 2, Folder 17Freshman correlations, 1934
Box 2, Folder 18Freshman correlations, 1935
Box 2, Folder 19Freshman tables
Box 2, Folder 20Geographical distribution
Box 2, Folder 21Grades of instructors who have left
Box 3, Folder 1High school percentile ranks, 1930
Box 3, Folder 2High school percentile ranks, 1931
Box 3, Folder 3High school percentile ranks, 1932
Box 3, Folder 4High school percentile ranks, 1933
Box 3, Folder 5High school percentile ranks, 1934
Box 3, Folder 6High school percentile ranks, 1935
Box 3, Folder 7High school quarters
Box 3, Folder 8Instructional staff
Box 3, Folder 9Letters to high school principals regarding class rank
Box 3, Folder 10Marking system
Box 3, Folder 11Mortality figures for Classes of 1925-1928
Box 4, Folder 1Non-concentration
Box 4, Folder 2New and old curricula compared; Classes of 1930, 1931, and 1932
Box 4, Folder 3Percentage distribution of freshman grades of six colleges compared with the University of Rochester
Box 4, Folder 4Prediction of freshman college averages
Box 4, Folder 5Probation and warning study
Box 4, Folder 6Publications of Dr. Goldthorpe
Box 4, Folder 7Regents averages
Box 4, Folder 8Regents grades and entrance units
Box 4, Folder 9Registration
Box 4, Folder 10Replies from withdrawals
Box 5, Folder 1Semester class census, 1936-1937
Box 5, Folder 2Senior questionnaires - men, 1931
Box 5, Folder 3Size of classes, 1936-1937
Box 5, Folder 4Sophomore test, 1934
Box 5, Folder 5Sophomore testing program
Box 5, Folder 6Sophomore testing program, 1933
Box 5, Folder 7Student aid: Dean Gale's report, 1934-1935
Box 5, Folder 8Student aid funds
Box 5, Folder 9Student-teacher ratio
Box 5, Folder 10Study of student enrollment: Dr. Gale's report, 1934-1935

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