Cage 5032

Frank F. Nalder

Papers, 1917-1935

Acquisition And Processing Information

Frank Nalder donated the items in this collection to the Washington State University Libraries, mostly during the 1920s. The collection was originally processed as a vertical file (VF 1076), then converted to a manuscript collection in 2011.

Extent/Quantity Information

Number of containers: 1 folder

Approximate number of items: 15


(from the guide to the Frank Fielding Nalder photograph collection, PC 12):

Frank Fielding Nalder was born on November 5, 1876 in Penhurst, Province of Victoria, Australia, and brought to the United States in 1884. He received his B.A. from the State College of Washington in 1901, his M.A. from Columbia in 1902, and his Ph.D. from the University of California in 1916. He was Registrar and instructor in history at the State College of Washington from 1903 to 1908, superintendent of schools in Tekoa, Washington from 1908 to 1909, with the Washington State Department of Public Instruction from 1909 to 1911, director of education for the Washington State Reformatory from 1912 to 1913, with the extension division of the University of California from 1914 to 1919, and professor of social science and director of General College Extension at the State College of Washington from 1919. He died on January 17, 1937.

Collection Description

This collection consists of publications (journal, magazine, and newspaper articles) and manuscripts by Frank Nalder on the subjects of adult education, vocational training, university extension, economic nationalism, and the production and use of films for educational and social purposes, including Americanization of immigrants.


University extension -- United States -- History -- Sources
Adult education -- United States -- History -- Sources


This collection is open and available for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation

The suggested citation for the collection is:

[Item Description]
Frank F. Nalder papers, 1917-1935
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA

Related Materials

Frank Fielding Nalder Photographs (PC 12)


Materials are in English.