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William Holmes McGuffey and his readers.

Harvey C. Minnich

William Holmes McGuffey and his readers.

by Harvey C. Minnich

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 195-200.

    StatementNew York, American Book Co.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1117.M23 M5 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 203 p.
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5056448M
    ISBN 100810341042
    LC Control Number74019214

    William Holmes McGuffey was born on Septem , on the Ohio frontier, and died May 4, , at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He continues to make news today as the most important figure in the history of American public education. 1. The National Education Association (NEA) honored McGuffey with the following resolution at his death.   The original author of the Readers, which would continue to carry his name during later revisions even after his death, William Holmes McGuffey, was born Septem , near Claysville, Pennsylvania. His parents then moved to Youngstown, Ohio with in Author: Little Bits of History.

    -- William Holmes McGuffey to his son, Charles S. McGuffey, October 3, collection also includes contracts, receipts and reprint permission letters pertaining to the McGuffey Readers, manuscripts of two of McGuffey’s sermons and an unpublished manuscript that McGuffey wrote in regarding mental philosophy. Journals and remi-File Size: 2MB. The Project Gutenberg EBook of McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader, Revised Edition, by William Holmes McGuffey This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www File Size: 7MB.

    About the Author. William Holmes McGuffey () was a "born" educator. Beginning by teaching his younger brothers and sisters, William McGuffey accepted his first teaching position at 13 in a one-room school with 48 students.4/5(). William Holmes McGuffey -- teacher, preacher, college president, writer, educational reformer, and schoolbook compiler -- is perhaps the most important figure in the history of American public education, yet very few people know much about the man himself.


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William Holmes McGuffey and His Readers Two of the best-known school books in the history of American education were the 18th century New England Primer and the 19th century McGuffey Readers. Of the two, McGuffey’s was the most popular and widely used.

It is estimated that at least million copies of McGuffey’s. This book provides a biography of William McGuffey and also provides much information on the history of the Readers. Also included is information about the importance of the McGuffey Readers in the history of American education.

The reader will definitely learn the importance of McGuffey and his Readers and how far and wide their influence was /5(7). William Holmes McGuffey, (born SeptemWashington county, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died May 4,Charlottesville, Virginia), U.S.

educator who is remembered chiefly for his series of elementary school reading books popularly known as the McGuffey Readers. With little formal education, McGuffey mastered the school arts and began teaching in the Ohio frontier schools at the age of   Sources—William Holmes McGuffey and His Readers, by Harvey C.

Minnich, ; college biographical catalogs and alumni publications; and the Presbyterian minutes noted in the biography as well as other standard Presbyterian resources were used. Dolores P. Sullivan’s William Holmes McGuffey: Schoolmaster to the Nation, Associated University Presses,provides.

William Holmes McGuffey () was a "born" educator. Beginning by teaching his younger brothers and sisters, William McGuffey accepted his first teaching position at 13 in a one-room school with 48 students. After graduating from Washington College and being ordained as a Presbyterian minister, he taught moral philosophy at Miami /5(27).

William Holmes McGuffey. Through his enormously popular series of elementary school readers, William Holmes McGuffey () educated several generations of Americans.

William McGuffey was born on Sept. 28,in Washington County, Pa. He learned his letters at home, was tutored in Latin by a nearby minister, and attended the Old Stone Academy in Darlington, Pa.

McGuffey Readers, formally McGuffey’s Eclectic Readers, series of elementary school reading books that were widely used in American schools beginning in the ed by educator William Holmes McGuffey, the McGuffey Readers helped to standardize English language usage in the United States and not only reflected the moral values of the country in the 19th century but also shaped them.

William Holmes McGuffey 8 followers William Holmes McGuffey (Septem May 4, ) was an American professor and college president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, one of the nation's first and most widely used series of textbooks/5. William Holmes McGuffey has 70 books on Goodreads with ratings.

William Holmes McGuffey’s most popular book is McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader. With Illustrations From the McGuffey Readers. New York: American Book Company.

$ WILLIAM HOLMES McGUFFEY and His Readers. By Harvey. The annotated McGuffey: Selections from the McGuffey eclectic readers, William Holmes McGuffey $ Full text of "William Holmes McGuffey and his readers" See other formats.

McGuffey, William Holmes, Publisher New York, Cincinnati [etc.] American book company Collection Brandeis_University; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries Contributor Brandeis University Libraries Language EnglishPages: Rev.

William Holmes McGuffey had already planned a series of readers and had published his first reader. This first reader of introduces children to McGuffey's ethical code. The child modeled in this book is prompt, good, kind, honest and truthful. Learn about William McGuffey and the impact his readers had on the piety, morality and education in 19th century America.

McGuffey and His Readers () by John H. Westerhoff IIIPages:   Buy a cheap copy of McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader book by William Holmes McGuffey. Most words are phonetically regular. A few have silent letters. The words get as hard as would and stalked and engaged.

Stories of children who want to please Free shipping over $/5(5). Dolores P. Sullivan's work William Holmes McGuffey, Schoolmaster to the Nation is misleading in title. In spite of the fact that Sullivan refers to it as a biography, only a small portion deals specifically with McGuffey, while the majority addressed the McGuffey readers.

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[Harvey C Minnich; American Book Company.]. Read this book on Questia. So great have been the services of the McGuffey Readers that it seems most fitting that full authentic information concerning their author and the books should be made available to the millions of American citizens who had through these readers their first introduction to the world's best literature and to a dependable moral and ethical code.William Holmes McGuffey, often referred to as “The Schoolmaster of the Nation,” was born on the Ohio frontier on Septem Young McGuffey received a “liberal education in the way of chores” (as one of his Readers later put it) and found little time and less money for formal schooling.

McGuffey’s desire to learn was so.McGuffey s First Eclectic Reader Book Summary: The tried and true McGuffey's First Eclectic Reader develops basic reading comprehension skills for children as young as five all the way to adults learning to read.

Using stories, word lists, phonics charts, and 19th-century illustrations, it is a timeless teaching tool.