Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Willie Lee Atkyns, Jr. was born 13 September 1913 in Washington, D.C. Atkyns is a painter, teacher and printmaker.
Topic of interview: Their involvement with the Montessori Movement. Place: Their home in Arlington, VA. Narrator: Gil Donahue and Sonja Donahue. Occupations: Librarian/Bibliographer/Govt. research projects, etc. and Teacher, consultant. Area of expertise: Montessori movement in the U.S. Interviewer: Marcella Raphael. Length of acquaintance: 1961-99.
Topic of Interview: Involvement with the Montessori Movement. Place: Gravel apartment, NYC. Narrator: Douglas Gravel. Area of expertise. Narrator: Maria Gravel. Area of expertise: Montessori movement, early childhood education. Interviewer: Marcy Raphael. Length of acquaintance: 40 years.
Topic of interview: Beginnings of AMS. Place: Gravel home Narrator: Douglas Gravel. Area of expertise: American Montessori Society. Interviewer: Marcy Raphael. Length of acquaintance: 40 years.
Topic of interview: Beginnings of Illinois Montessori Society. Place: Chicago. Narrator: Paul Dunn, Kathy Dunn, and Marytherese Small. Interviewer: Marcy Raphael. Length of acquaintance: 1 day.
The collection contains correspondence between American Buddhist poet Will Petersen and Cid Corman.
A graduate of the University of Connecticut (B.A., 1951) and the University of Texas--Austin (M.A.), had a long career in all aspects of music and musicology, including teaching, writing, performing, conducting and directing.