Madison Project (Webster University Archives)
The description below provides some basic information about the origin of the collection, the materials available, and any restrictions in use that are in place. Note that the list of materials may not be complete as items may be added to the archives throughout the year. Use of the Webster Archives is by appointment only. See our Planning a Visit page for more information. If you have questions, contact the archives staff.
Administrative/Biographical History: The Madison Project was an innovative curriculum for teaching mathematics. It began at Syracuse University and was brought to Webster by Dr. Robert Davis in the early 1960s. The name "Madison" was taken from the MadisonJunior High School in Syracuse, NY, where the early trials of the curriculum were carried out.
Scope/Content: Includes various folders and reports, as well as teacher and student texts and 16mm films.
Conditions of Access and Use: The collection is open for research use by appointment only. Films are not available for viewing due to their condition.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use: Copyright restrictions may apply.
Languages and Scripts of the Material: Materials entirely in English.
Professor Robert B. Davis (brief overview of his career)