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Wayne State University College of Education William Reitz Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000297
Materials in the College of Education, William Reitz Records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, faculty seminars, insurance information, student data forms, teacher testing and examinations, reports, publications, committee records, graduate school implementation records, and listings of M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1966
  • Majority of material found within 1940 - 1964

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (1 SB, 2 MB)

Abstract

William Reitz was a professor in the College of Education from 1937 until his retirement in 1973. He specialized in evaluation and statistics and was an active advisor in the College. Reitz was involved in the creation of a doctoral program and was known for having the most successful Ph.D. candidates in the College of Education; he also served as an examiner for the National Teacher Examination implemented by the College of Education in 1946. Materials in the this collection consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, faculty seminars, insurance information, student data forms, teacher testing and examinations, reports, publications, committee records, graduate school implementation records, and listings of M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

History

In 1933 the Detroit Teachers College merged with the other municipal colleges of Detroit, becoming the Wayne University College of Education, and by 1945 the College had developed a doctoral degree program. By the 1954-1955 academic year, the College of Education had 3,880 enrolled undergraduate students and 3,002 enrolled graduate students. In 1961 the College moved from Old Main to the College of Education building designed by Minoru Yamasaki.

William Reitz was a professor in the College of Education from 1937 until his retirement in 1973. William Reitz specialized in evaluation and statistics and was an active advisor in the College. Reitz was involved in the creation of a doctoral program and was known for having the most successful Ph.D. candidates in the College of Education. Reitz was an examiner for the National Teacher Examination implemented by the College of Education in 1946.

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-3). Materials are grouped by subject.

Acquisition

Donated to the Reuther Library in 1973.

Related Materials

Wayne State University College of Education Department of General Secondary Education Office of the Chairman Records, Wayne State University College of Education Office of Admissions Records,Wayne State University College of Education Student Education Council Records, Wayne State University College of Education, Wayne State University College of Education Building Committee Records, Wayne University College of Education Teacher Placement Records,Wayne State University College of Education G. Harold Silvius Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Devin Erlandson on May 7, 2014. Edited by Casey Westerman on May 12, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University College of Education William Reitz Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Devin Erlandson
Date
2014-05-07
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA