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Ann Fabe Isaacs papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-01-14

Scope and Content

Papers of Ann Fabe Isaacs including records of the National Association of Gifted Children and the National Association for Creative Children and Adults.

Dates

  • 1956-1997

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of Ann Fabe Isaacs

Ann Fabe Isaacs was a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. She received a BA in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati, and M.Ed. from Xavier University in Counseling and Guidance, and completed Ph.D. work at Ohio State University in Counseling and Guidance, Psychology and School Administration. Her work in a preschool in the 1940s and 1950s, led to her interests in gifted and talented children. In 1954, she founded the National Association for Gifted Children and in 1974 founded the National Association for Creative Children and Adults. Isaacs authored more than 250 articles in educational and psychological journals and book chapters and published and edited Gifted Child Quarterly (1957-1975) and Creative Child and Adult Quarterly (1976-1985). Isaacs served as a consultant, guest lecturer and workshop director. Isaacs was also an artist and composer. Ann Iaascs was married to S. Ted Isaacs, and had two daughters, Marjorie and Susan. Isaacs passed away in February 2001.

Extent

46.25 Linear Feet (37 boxes)

Abstract

Papers of Ann Fabe Isaacs including records of the National Association of Gifted Children and the National Association for Creative Children and Adults.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by subject.

Physical Location

ARB SWORD

Title
Finding aid for the Ann Fabe Isaacs papers, 1956-1997
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books staff
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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