The collection comprises mostly typescripts or photocopies of typescripts, but also some handwritten dissertations (together with some basic course essays) relating to the history of schools in Leicestershire, as follows:-Box 1: 'The development of education in Kettering, 1800-1939' / Jennifer Baldwin, undated; 'The history of the old Hinckley Grammar School' / P. A. Birch, 1954; 'The development of Huncote National School, 1871-1890' / R. J. E. Bounds, undated (basic course essay); 'A short history of education in Anstey' / J. M. Bryan, undated; 'The development of Mellor Infant School, Leicester' / Kathleen Burton, 1956; 'Belgrave, school and community, 1870-1951, with particular reference to the National School and Mellor Street School' / W. R. Clarke, 1951; 'The Selective Central School: a study of the record of Broom Leys School and the careers of its pupils' / George William Codling, 1951; 'The history of education in Leicestershire, 1720-1800' / Zena A. Crook, 1960; 'A comparison of three elementary schools in south Leicestershire: Theddingworth School, 1868-1965, North Kilworth School, 1882-1904, Gumley School, 1912-1933' / Susan J. Foxall, undated; 'The public elementary day schools of Leicestershire, 1870-1903' / P. L. Ginns, 1960; 'Education in Melton Mowbray from the Reformation to 1870' / M. M. Johnson, 1953; 'Fosse Secondary Modern Girls' School, 1897-1953' / M. M. Liquorish, 1954; 'The development of education in Hinckley' / B. Lonsdale, 1954; 'A study of Osgathorpe National School from January 1871 to June 1902' / Donald James Mackay, 1967; 'The curriculum of the Osgathorpe National School under Miss Sarah Pegg, 1871-1874' / Donald James Mackay, 1967 (basic course essay); 'The development of education in the town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch' / George A. Measures, 1953.Box 2: 'An outline history of the City of Leicester Boys' School' / David K. Parker, 1965; 'The Proprietary School for the town and county of Leicester' / Diana R. Peet, 1953; 'The Grammar and Charity Schools of Leicester and Leicestershire in the 18th century' / Brian R. Smith, 1957; 'The history of Appleby Free Grammar School' / Margaret A. Robertson, 1957; 'Education in Leicester during the 19th century' / D. E. Williams, undated; 'Elementary education in Leicestershire between 1830 and 1870' / E. J. Smith, undated; 'Broughton Astley: a reflection of some developments in Victorian elementary education' / J. N. Williams, 1967; 'Conflict and strife in the English School of the Dixie Foundation, Market Bosworth' / Hilary M. Wood, undated (basic course essay); 'The state of education in Leicestershire in the period 1830-1850' / Donald H. Worth, 1953.
Dissertations on the history of schools in Leicestershire, submitted for the Post Graduate Certificate in Education at the School of Education, University of Leicester.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 338 MS255
- Dates of Creation1951-1967
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
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