Guide to the Harold H. Punke Papers, RG 196

Processed and Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: July 2004

Date Span:

1.0 cubic feet; 23 items.

Number of Boxes:
1 record center box.

Type of material:
Teacher guides and related publications.

Physical condition:

Arranged chronologically.

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Harold Herman Punke was a professor of Education at Auburn University from 1949 to 1971. He was born on November 11, 1900 in Elliott, Illinois. Dr. Punke held a Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from the University of Illinios and a doctorate from the University of Chicago in Education. He taught at the University of Illinois and at the University of Georgia prior to the Second World War. He served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1943, then in various Army and governmental positions until 1948. Afterwards he taught at Alabama Polytechnic Institute from 1949 to 1971. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Xi, and Gamma Sigma Delta. He is the authur of numerous articles and books on education, particularly as education relates to the law. He died in January of 1990 in Denver, Colorado.

Scope and Content:
Collection consists of teaching material held on library reserve for Dr. Harold H. Punke classes during the 1965 academic year. It includes a teachers guide for preschool math, a bibliography of Punke publications, publications, reprints, material related to special training institutes on "school desegregation" and "teaching in urban schools."

Item list:
Box 1

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