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Literacy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Asbury essay

 Collection — Folder S0035
Identifier: S0035
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the essay "Observations on the Adult Illiterate Criminal in School," by George Asbury. In it, Asbury discusses how many criminals are illiterate and how an education could help them to become productive members of society. Asbury also reveals the results of a study done at the Indiana Reformatory on 64 men, whose academic progress was carefully examined. His goal was to show that criminal, or "defective," men could be reformed.

Harold F. Brigham papers

 Collection
Identifier: L282
Scope and Contents This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in...