Papers of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler
Notebooks and correspondence of Sir Michael Sadler relating to a visit to Germany to study the educational system, 1897, and an anonymous memorandum, ascribed to Sadler, relating to German colonial ambitions in Czechoslovakia, c.1938.
- Creation: 1897, c.1938
0.3 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 1094, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1094; Eng. misc. c. 906
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15199
Notebooks and correspondence, 1897, of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (1861-1943), educational pioneer, with a memorandum ascribed to him, c.1938.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (1861-1943) was educated at Rugby and Trinity College, Oxford. In 1885 he became Secretary of the extension lectures sub-committee of the Oxford University examinations delegacy. This was the start of a career in the study and promotion of education. From 1895 to 1903 he was the director of the office of special inquiries and reports in the Department of Education and was responsible for researching and reporting on educational policy and practice in Britain and abroad. He made a special study of the German education system. For further details of his career see the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Professor Jack Sislian, 1986.
- Catalogue of papers of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler, 1897, c.1938
- Finding aid prepared by Mary Clapinson
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