Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Frank H. Vittetow Papers
Series Number: MS00-01
Processed and Cataloged by: No information on original processor.
Date Listed: July 13, 2010
Date Span: 1958-1966
Size of Collection: 2.0 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 4 legal size document cases.
Type of Material: Correspondence, booklets, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings and government reports.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Organized by subject of material; Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: Francis H. Vittetow served as the Elementary-Secondary Education Advisor to the Philippines during the late 1950s and early 1960s and in Laos during the mid 1960s. From 1958 to 1962, he visited and evaluated schools and teacher instruction facilities in the Philippines for the United States Operations Mission. In 1965 and 1966, Vittetow examined teacher education programs, curricula and instructional materials in Laos for the United States Agency for International Development.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence, reports, studies and published information produced or acquired by Frank H. Vittetow on education reform in the Philippines during the late 1950s and early 1960s and Laos during the mid 1960s. The papers contain government correspondence and reports from the United States, the Republic of the Philippines and the Kingdom of Laos relating to the supervision and management of schools and teacher education. Included with the papers are photographs of schools and institutional administrators in both the Philippines and Laos.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Vittetow, Francis H.
Education – Laos.
Education – Philippines.
Education – Teacher training – Philippines.
Education – Teacher training – Laos.