The Nila Banton Smith Historical Collection in Reading contains primers, readers, textbooks, and teachers’ manuals related to the teaching of reading from the colonial times to the present. It forms a complement to the instructional materials on reading held in the Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) in Hagedorn Hall. The collection was brought together by H. Alan Robinson; major contributors include Lenore Sandel, Melanie Freese, Vincent Faorone, and Julius Chodorow.

Long Island Studies Institute
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