[Hon. William Torrey Harris, United States Commissioner of Education.] Volume containing twelve offprints and pamphlets on education,

Hon. W. T. Harris [William Torrey Harris] (1835-1909), LL.D., United States Commissioner of Education, American educator and lexicographer
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All published in the United States (Washington, D.C.; Nashville, Tennessee; Asbury Park, New Jersey; Milwaukee; Chattanooga; Buffalo, New York; St Paul, Minnesota). Dating from between 1889 and 1898.
SKU: 15176

The twelve items bound in a modern grey buckram binding. In good condition, on aged paper, in worn binding, with stamps, shelfmark s and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. ONE: Presented by Wm. T. Harris. 'Report of the Committee on Pedagogics. The Educational Value of Manual Training.' A paper read before the National Council of Education, at Nashville, Tenn., July, 1889. 14pp., 8vo. TWO: W. T. Harris, Chairman; E. C. Hewett; John W. Cook; E. Oram Lyte; N. A. Calkins. 'Report of the Committee on Psychological Inquiry - The Psychology of the Imitative Functions in Childhood as related to the Process of Learning. By Wm. T. Harris, Chairman.' Reprint from Proceedings of the National Educational Association of paper read before the National Council at Asbury Park, N.J., July 7th, 1894. 5pp., 8vo. THREE: W. T. Harris. 'Rational Psychology for Teachers.' Reprinted from the Journal of Pedagogy, October, 1898. (Item Six below is a second copy of Item Three.) FOUR: Wm. T. Harris, LL.D., U.S. Commissioner of Education, Washington, D.C. 'The Study of Arrested Development in Children as produced by injudicious School Methods.' Reprinted from April Education. 14pp., 8vo. FIVE: W. T. Harris. 'How the Will combines with the Intellect in the Higher Orders of Learning [last word amended in manuscript to 'Knowing']'. Abstract of Paper by W. T. Harris for Round Table Discussion, National Council of Education, Buffalo, July 4, 1896. 8pp., 8vo. SIX: Duplicate of Item Three. SEVEN: W. T. Harris. 'Supplemental Report to the Report of the Special Committee on Pedagogical and Psychological Observation.' Presented to the National Educational Association, at St. Paul, Minn., July, 1890. 6pp., 8vo. EIGHT: W. T. Harris, LL.D., Washington, D.C. 'Is Education possible without Freedom of the Will?' Reprinted from Education, January, 1896. 4pp., 8vo. NINE: Hon. Wm. T. Harris, LL.D., Commissioner of Education. 'The Philosophic Aspects of History'. Reprint from the Proceedings of the American Historical Association, 1890. 8pp., 8vo. TEN: W. T. Harris, LL.D., United States Commissioner of Education. 'The Aesthetic Element in Education.' Read before the National Council of Education, at Milwaukee, July, 1897. 16pp., 12mo. ELEVEN: W. T. Harris, LL.D., United States Commissioner of Education. 'The Educational Value of the Tragic as compared with the Comic in Literature and Art.' Read before the Department of Superintendence, N. E. A., at Chattanooga, February, 1898. 16pp., 12mo. TWELVE: William T. Harris, Washington D.C. 'Horace Mann'. An Address delivered before the National Educational Association at Buffalo, N.Y., July 7, 1896. Reprinted from the Educational Review, New York, September, 1896. 15pp (paginated 105-119), 8vo.