History of Higher Education
New York, State University College of Education, Oswego.
Historical Sketches Relating to the First Quarter Century of Oswego Normal School, 1861 to 1886. 1888.
Digitized version in OswegoDL
Circulating Collection LB 1921 .O72 A5 1861-1888
Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 A5 1861-1888
Oswego State Normal School.
History of the First Half Century of Oswego State Normal and Training School, 1861-1911. 1913.
Digitized version in OswegoDL
Circulating Collection LB 1921 .O72 A5 1861-1911
Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 A5 1861-1911
Oswego: Fountainhead of Teacher Education; a Century in the Sheldon Tradition. 1961
Circulating Collection LD 3848 .O85 R6
Special Collections LD 3848 .O85 R6
Reference Storage LD 3848 .O85 R6
Rogers, Dorothy. SUNY College at Oswego: Its Second Century Unfolds. 1988.
Circulating Collection LD 3848 .O85 R64 1988
Special Collections LD 3848 .O85 R64 1988
Reference LD 3848 .O85 R64
Object Teaching / Object Lessons
Object teaching and object lessons were introduced in the U.S. by followers of Johann Pestalozzi.
Edward Austin Sheldon, founder of the Oswego Normal School, was instrumental in using and promoting this Pestalozzian method of instruction.
Origins of State Normal School
Richardson, Leonard Woods. The Normal School Idea. 1900.
Special Collections LB 1920 .R38
Peirce, Cyrus and Mary Swift. The First State Normal School in America. 1969.
Circulating Collection LB 1888 .F8 P4 1969
Mangun, Vernon Lamar. The American Normal School: Its Rise and Development in Massachusetts. 1928. Circulating Collection LB 1887 .M3 1928a
Gordy, John Pancoast. Rise and Growth of the Normal School Idea in the United States. 1891.
Special Collections LB 1811 G66 r.b.
Finegan, Thomas E. Some of New York’s Contributions to the Development and Standardization of State Normal Schools. 1914. Special Collections LB 1920 .F5
Oswego Movement and Object Teaching
Aber, William M. The Oswego State Normal School, 1893.
Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 A14
Chittenden, Merritt D. The Oswego Normal and Training School Plan of Cooperation. 1925.
Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 C54
Dearborn, Ned Harland. The Oswego Movement in American Education. 1925
Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 D4 1925
Circulating Collection LB 1921 .O72 D4 1969
Downs, Robert Bingham. Heinrich Pestalozzi, Father of Modern Pedagogy.
Circulating Collection LB 627 .D68
Hollis, Phillip Andrew. The Contribution of Oswego Normal School to Educational Progress in the United States. 1898. Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 H6
Hollis, Phillip Andrew. “Dr. E.A. Sheldon and the Oswego Movement.”
Education Monthly Magazine 18.9 (May 1898) 545-554.
Krüsi, Hermann. Pestalozzi: His Life, Work and Influence. 1875. Special Collections
Mayo, Elizabeth. Lessons on Objects: as Given to Children Between the Ages of six and eight, in a Pestalozzi School, at Cheam, Surrey.
Special Collections LB 1519 .M47 1861
Monroe, W. “Herman Krosi [sic], an American Pestalozzian”. Journal of Education, 53 (5 November 1903) 304-305 2001.009.0001 RG-0-1, Sheldon 02-23
Monroe, W.S. History of the Pestalozzian Movement in the United States. 1969 C
irculating Collection LB 628 .M7 1969
Oursler, Robert Dale. The Effect of Pestalozzian Theory and Practice on Music Education in the United States Between 1850 – 1900. Circulating Collection MT3 .U5 O8
Radosavljevich, Paul Ranko. The Oswego Movement and the New Education. 1937
Special Collections LB 1921 .O72 R3
Ruddy, Michael. Papers Special Collections. Includes “Pestalozzi and the Oswego Movement”.
2009.061.0001 RG-19-1, Ruddy 01-05
Sheldon, E.A. “Object Teaching”. Barnard’s American Journal of Education. 14 (1864) 93-102
RG-0-1, Sheldon 02-23
Sheldon, Edward Austin. American National Biography. V. 19 New York: Oxford U.P. 781-82.
Reference Storage E176 .A516 1999 Reference Storage E176 .A5162 2002
Silber, Kate. Pestalozzi, the Man and His Work.
Circulating Collection LB 627 .S513 1973b
Stark, George K. The Oswego Movement, 1861-1903. 1987.
Special Collections RG-7-3, Stark.
Weimer, Hermann. Concise History of Education: From Solon to Pestalozzi.
Circulating Collection LA 13 .W423 1963
Wilber, H.B. “Object System of Instruction as Pursued in the School of Oswego.” Barnard’s American Journal of Education 15 (1865) 189-208. RG-0-1, Sheldon 02-23
Wolfe, Jennifer. Learning from the Past: Historical Voices in Early Childhood Education. Piney Branch Pr., 2000. 51-75 Circulating Collection LB 1139.23 .W64 2000, c. 2 Special Collections LB 1139.23 W64 2000, r.b.