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Thomas Wilson collection of Paulo Freire talks

 Collection — document-box: 1
Identifier: 2009-021-r-f

Scope and Contents

This small collection of papers donated by Prof. Thomas "Tom" Wilson of the Chapman University, College of Educational Services, are transcripts of two talks that Paulo Freire gave at Santa Ana Community College, March 8, 1986 and at the Instructional Development Center at UCI on August 6, 1986. There are two copies of the March 8, 1986 talk at Santa Ana Community College.

Added April 11, 2013: a DVD recording of Paulo Freire speaking at Augsberg College, University of Nebraska, January 17, 1990.


  • Creation: 1986, 1990

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wilson (1930–2018) was an Associate Professor of Education at Chapman University, Freirian scholar, and social justice advocate.


.25 Linear Feet (1 half legal-sized doc box)

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A small collection of talks (transcripts and a DVD recording) by famed pedagogist Paulo Freire, collected by Chapman University professor Thomas Wilson.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Prof. Thomas Wilson

Processing Information

Processed by Lauren Abel in March 2012. Subsequent processing conducted by Special Collections and Archives staff, includes but is not limited to: Annie Tang. Last updated in November 2022.

Collection was previously titled, "Tom Wilson Paulo Freire Talks collection," but was renamed for better clarity of content and DACs-compliance.

Finding Aid for the Thomas Wilson collection of Paulo Freire talks
Part of the Paulo Freire Critical Pedagogy Archive
Lauren Abel
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Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange CA 92866 USA US