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A Froebel bibliography

by Dr Kevin J. Brehony

Biography/Autobiography

Froebel, F. (1886) Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel. (Translated by Michaelis, E. and Moore, H.K.) London, Swan Sonnenschein

Marenholtz-Bülow. M. Von. (1887) Reminiscences of Friedrich Froebel. (Translated Mann, M.) London

Works

Froebel, F. (1885) The Education of Man. (Translated by Jarvis, J.) New York, A. Lovell and Co.

Froebel, F. (1885) The Education of Man. (Translated by Hailmann, W.N.) New York, London, D. Appleton Century.

Froebel, F. (1887) Letters on the Kindergarten. (Translated by Michaelis, E. and Moore, H. K.) London, Swan Sonnenschein.

Froebel, F. (1900a) Mother's Songs, Games and Stories. (Translated by Lord, F. and E.) London, W. Rice.

Froebel, F. (1900b) Pedagogics of the Kindergarten. (Translated by Jarvis, J.) London, Edward Arnold.

Froebel, F. (1896) Friedrich Froebel's Education By Development : the second part of the pedagogics of the kindergarden (Translated by Jarvis, J.) New York : D. Appleton.

Exegesis

Bowen, H. C. (1887) 'Hints to Froebel Students'. Journal of Education. Vol. IX. May. pp. 229-232.

Bowen, H.C. (1901) Froebel and Education by Self-Activity. London, William Heinemann.

Cooke, E. (1904) 'Is Development from Within? Did Froebel's Conception Differ from Darwin's?'. Child Life. Vol. VI. No. 24. pp. 185-192. and Vol. VII. No. 25. pp. 14-23.

Curwen, A. J. (1896) 'Kindergarten Music from the Ethical and Intellectual Point of View'. Journal of Education. Vol. XVIII. Nov. pp. 650-652.

Curwen, A. J. (1899a) 'Music in the Concrete'. Child Life Vol. 1. No. 2. pp. 67-72

Curwen, A. J. (1899b) 'Connectedness and Continuity in Musical Education'. Child Life Vol. 1. No. 3. pp. 121-124.

Franks, F. (1903) 'Some Notes on Current Objections to the Kindergarten'. Child Life. Vol. V. No. 19. pp. 121-126.

Heerwart, E. (1900) 'The Interdependence of all Things and the Moral Thereof' in Froebel, F. Mother's Songs, Games and Stories. (Translated and edited by Lord, F. and Lord, E. ) London, W. Rice. pp. 222-238.

Miall, L. C. (1896) 'Froebel. A Text and Commentary'. Journal of Education. Vol. XVIII. Sept. pp. 532-534.

Ronge, J. and Ronge, B. (1865) A Practical Guide to the English Kindergarten. London, A. N. Myers. (First edition 1855).

Shirreff, E. A. (1887) 'Infant Schools and Kindergartens' Journal of Education. Vol. IX. April. pp. 187-188.

Shirreff, E. (1889) 'Froebel's Principles of Education'. Journal of Education. Vol.XI. Dec. pp. 615-616.

McMillan, M. (1905) 'True and False Applications of Froebel's Principles to the Teaching of Children Over Seven'. Child Life. Vol.VII, No. 27. p. 146.

Manning, E. A. (1884) 'What Froebel Did for Young Children' in The Health Exhibition Literature. Vol. XIII. London, William Clowes. pp. 78-87

Herford, W. H. (1905) The Student's Froebel. London, Sir Isaac Pitman.

Nuth, M. E. (1909) 'Kindergarten Games'. Child Life. Vol. XI. No. 46. pp. 43-46.

Sim, M.F. (1885) 'The Value of Kindergarten Training'. The Bedford Kindergarten Journal. Vol. 1. No. 5. pp. 55-61.

White, J. (1907) The Educational Ideas of Froebel. London, University Tutorial Press.

Institutions

Betts, G. (1953) 'Miss Fanny Franks and the Camden House School'. National Froebel Foundation Bulletin. No. 83. August. pp. 2-4.

Bishop, C. (1914) 'Life in the Kindergarten'. Child Life. Vol.XVI. No. 89 pp. 142-147.

Buckton, A. (1899) 'Sesame Child Garden and House for Home Training'. Child Life. Vol. I, No. 1. pp. 32-36.

Grant, C. (1929) Farthing Bundles. London, Self-Published.(Extracts)

Hardy, L. (1917) The Diary of a Free Kindergartner. London, Gay and Hancock.

Last, E. (1936). Memoir of Caroline Garrison Bishop. London, Headley Brothers. (extracts)

Margesson, I. and Jonson, A. (1900) 'Report of the First Year's Work at Sesame House'. Child Life. Vol. II, No. 8. pp. 252-254.

PRO ED 109/3755 Report of the Board of Education Inspection of the Incorporated Froebel Educational Institute. (Inspection 27th-28th November 1902)

PRO ED 109/3846 Report of the Board of Education Inspection of Kensington Park High School and Kindergarten. (Issued 19th August 1908).

PRO ED 109/4043 Report of the Board of Education Inspection of Clapham High School for Girls. (Inspection 24th-25th March 1903).

Wragge, M. (1900) 'The Mission Kindergarten in Woolwich'. Child Life. Vol. II, No. 8. pp. 247-248.

Handwork and Slöyd

Chapman, E. (1887) 'Slöjd' Journal of Education Vol. IX. Feb. pp. 71-74.

Marenholtz Bulow, B. von. (1883) Hand-work and Head-work: their relation to one another, and the reform of education, according to the principles of Froebel.. (Translated by Christie, A. M.) London, Swan Sonnenschein.

Heerwart, E. (1884) 'The Kindergarten in Relation to the Various Industrial Products' in The Health Exhibition Literature. Vol. XIII. William Clowes, London. pp. 96-105.

PP. 1895. XXX. Sloyd and Kindergarten Occupations in the Elementary School. Report by J. Struthers.

Ward, M. (1888) 'Slöjd at Nääs'. Journal of Education. Vol. X. Dec. pp. 562-563.

Ward, W. (1896) 'A Short Account of the Early History of Sloyd in this Country'. Hand and Eye. Vol. IV. No. 40. pp. 178-181.

A Women's Movement

Marenholtz-Bulow, B. M.von. (1855) Women's Educational Mission Being an Explanation of Friedrich Froebel's System of Infant Gardens.

(Translated by Countess Krockow von Wickerode) London. Dalton.

Shirreff, E. (1880) The Kindergarten Principles of Froebel's System and Their Bearing on the Education of Women. London, Swan Sonnenschein.

'Official' Kindergarten

Education Department. (1893) Circular 322. 'Instruction of Infants'. Revised Instructions (1893). Appendix VII. pp. 51-53.

Education Department. (1894) Circular 332. 'Instruction of Lower Standards in Schools for Older Scholars'. Revised Instructions (1894). Appendix VII. pp. 56-57.

Education Department. (1895) Circular 369. 'Object Teaching'. Report of the Committee of Council on Education 1895-96. p. 530.

Education Department. (1896) Circular 374. 'Suitable Occupations'.

Report of the Committee of Council on Education 1896-97. pp. 576-570.

Froebelian critique of infant schools

Bathurst, K. (1906) 'Miss Bathurst v. The Board of Education'. Journal of Education. Vol. XXVIII. Jan. pp. 24-26.

Brown Smith, H. (1908) 'The School Attendance of Children Under Five'. Journal of Education. Vol. XXX. Dec. pp. 804-805.

Bourne, A. (1884) 'Infants' Schools Under the Code of 1884' in The Health Exhibition Literature. London, William Clowes. pp. 120-128.

Gavin, H. (1906) 'Reports on Children Under Five Years of Age'. Child Life. Vol. VIII, No. 29. pp. 27-29.

Wroe, M. A. (1903) Our Public Infants' Schools. London, J. Heywood.

Wroe, M. A. (1905) '"Babies" in Infant Schools' Child Life. Vol. VII, No. 28. pp. 193-195.

Froebel Revised

Buckton, A. (1899) 'Sesame Child Garden and House for Home Training'. Child Life. Vol. I, No. 1. pp. 32-36.

Findlay, M. E. (1900a) 'Miss Blow on Froebel's Philosophy of Education'. Child Life. Vol. II. No. 5. pp. 27-32.

Findlay, M. E. (1900b) 'The Kindergarten Movement in America' Child Life. Vol. II, No. 7. pp. 158-163.

Findlay, M. E. (1909) 'Educational Issues in the Kindergarten' Child Life Vol. XI. No. 45. pp. 19-22. No. 46. pp. 54-56. No. 47. 77-80.

Findlay, M. E. [1914] 'Anthropology and the New Education' in Various Writers.(Ed) School and Life. London, Geo. Philip. pp. 31-49.

Lyschinska, M. J. (1901) 'Froebel, Stanley Hall and Henriette Schrader'. Journal of Education. Vol. XXIII, August. pp. 501-503.

Murray, E. R. (1903) 'That Symmetrical Paper Folding and Symmetrical Work With the Gifts Are a Waste of Time for Both Students and Children'. Child Life. Vol. V. No. 17. pp. 14-18.

Murray, E. R. (1913) 'Educational Pamphlets No. 24'. Child Life Vol. XV. No. 78. pp. 10-15.

Murray, E. R. (1914) Froebel As a Pioneer in Modern Psychology. London, Philip.

Murray, E. R. and Brown Smith, H. [1920] The Child Under Eight. London, Edward Arnold.

Owen, G. (1900) 'An English Student's Impressions of American Kindergartens'. Child Life. Vol. II, No. 6. pp. 97-102.

Histories

Murray, E. R. [1912] A Story of Infant Schools and Kindergartens. London. Sir Isaac Pitman

Green. Raymont, T. (1937) A History of the Education of Young Children. London, Longmans Green. (Froebelian sections)

Critique

Hayward, F. H. (1905) The Educational Ideas of Pestalozzi and Froebel. London, Ralph Holland

McMillan, M. (1909) 'Froebel Yesterday and Tomorrow'. Child Life. Vol. XI, No. 48. pp. 117-118.

Wallas, G. (1940) 'A Criticism of Froebelian Pedagogy' in Wallas, M. (ed) Men and Ideas: Essays By Graham Wallas. London, George Allen and Unwin. pp. 133-150.

Welton, J. (1900) 'A Synthesis of Herbart and Froebel'. Journal of Education. Vol. XXII. March. pp. 203-206.

Dr Kevin J. Brehony, School of Education, The University of Reading, Bulmershe Court, Reading RG6 1HY, UK
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