Davis, O. L., Jr., and George L. Mehaffy, "An Elusive Quarry: On the Trail of Curriculum History," pp. 47-50 in Laurel N. Tanner, ed., Papers of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History . University Park, PA: The Society, College of Education, Penn State University, 1981. Reprinted pp. 40-47 in Craig Kridel, ed, Curriculum History . Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989.


Suggests value of oral history projects in curriculum history.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Curriculum History


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