Scope and Contents
The Albert R. Kitzhaber faculty papers contain professional correspondence, publications, manuscripts, as well as personal mementos and memorabilia that document Kitzhaber’s long academic career. The collection includes a substaintial amount of material regarding the Portland High School Curriculum Study and "Project English," a major study of college courses in Freshman English.
- Creation: 1930-2000
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room.
Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Albert R. Kitzhaber (1915-2010) was a professor of English at the University of Oregon. Kitzhaber completed an undergraduate degree at Iowa's Coe College in 1939. He earned a master's degree from Washington State University in 1941 and served in World War II as a Russian instructor. In 1953, he completed a doctorate at the University of Washington. During his career, Kitzhaber taught at Iowa State University, Utah State College, and the University of Kansas and was a research professor at Dartmouth University. He joined the faculty of the University of Oregon in 1962, where he taught until retirement in 1980.
2.5 linear feet (5 containers) : 5 manuscript boxes
Language of Materials
Albert R. Kitzhaber (1915-2010) was a professor of English at the University of Oregon. The Albert R. Kitzhaber faculty papers contain professional correspondence, publications, manuscripts, as well as personal mementos and memorabilia that document Kitzhaber’s long academic career.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of John Kitzhaber, Ann Kemmy, and Ellen Taylor, 2007.
Processed by Alexandra M. Bisio, 2020.
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- Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.