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Clarence H. Thompson Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

The adult education holdings are collectively known as the
Alexander N. Charters Library of Resources for Educators of Adults.

Finding aid created by: -
Date: Oct 1976

Biographical History

Clarence H. Thompson has been successively Director of the Evening Liberal Arts program, Assistant Dean of University College, and, since 1972, Dean of University College, Northwestern University. IIe has served on the board of the Association of University Evening Colleges, and was its President from 1969 to 1970. IIe has also served as the President of the Coalition of Adult Education Organizations.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The two boxes of his papers date from 1965 to 1973. They concern the Association of University Evening Colleges' regional and national affairs from 1966 to 1972; the Coalition of Adult Education Organizations' from 1971 to 1973; the Missouri Valley Adult Education Association's from 1967 to 1973; and Thompson's own writings between 1963 and 1973.


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Related Material

The library holds a considerable number of collections related to adult and continuing education. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Most closely related are the following:

Subject Headings


Thompson, Clarence H.

Corporate Bodies

Association of University Evening Colleges (U.S.)
Coalition of Adult Education Organizations.
Missouri Valley Adult Education Association.


Adult education -- United States.
Educators -- United States.
Evening and continuation schools -- United States.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Clarence H. Thompson Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents

Association of University Evening Colleges (AUEC)

Coalition of Adult Education Organizations (CAEO)

Missouri Valley Adult Education Association