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View Resource H-Education

This new moderated H-Net mailing list focuses on the history of education, "broadly defined as a recognized field covering both formal and informal institutions and processes regarding teaching and learning." The editorial and advisory committee, as well as the anticipated audience, represent a number of departments in addition to Schools of Education. Subscription information and discussion logs...
View Resource 19th Century Schoolbooks

This demonstration project by the University of Pittsburgh Digital Research Library proves that digital versions of rare books can be as enjoyable as the original print. Currently, digitized versions of 30 nineteenth-century textbooks selected from the Nietz Old Textbook Collection are available, covering reading, writing, and 'rithmatic, and beyond. The site allows users to page through the books...
View Resource History of Education: Selected Moments of the 20th Century

Created and maintained by Daniel Schugurensky of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, this site offers a nice collection of short pieces and/ or links to more information on a number of notable events in education during the 20th century (focusing on the US). The site is organized by decade, and most of the noted events link to a short description with links...
View Resource History of the University of Georgia

While the Digital Library of Georgia has many fine projects and online documents, this is one of their latest additions. This massive history (over 3000 pages!) was written by Thomas Walter Reed, the longtime registrar of the University. After presenting the work to the University, Mr. Reed remarked, "It is not such as I would call anything like a finished piece of work, but it may do some good to...