Collection Title: Thelma Harms Papers, 1972-2014
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||16.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 12800 items)
||Professional papers of Dr. Thelma Harms, professor emerita in the School of Education
at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and curriculum director of the
Frank Porter Graham Childcare Institute. The papers, 1972-2014, deal primarily with
Dr. Harms' research and publications, including several ratings scales for childcare
environments. These include the Early Childhood Environment Ratings Scale (ECERS)
and the Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS). Also included is correspondence
between Dr. Harms and colleagues around the world related to the use of the scales
and the development of related instruments. Acquired as part of the University Archives.
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- Preferred Citation
- [Identification of item], in the Thelma Harms Papers #40447, University Archives,
The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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This summary description was created in August 2017 to provide information about unprocessed
materials in Wilson Special Collections Library.
Encoded by: Laura Smith, August 2017
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