Dr. Meta Anderson

c. 1889-1942

Dr. Meta Anderson was the director of Special Education for the Newark Public Schools from 192 until 1942 when she was killed in an accident.

She served in the Psychiatric Division during WWI and for the Industrial Department of Serbian Child Welfare after the war. She was the author of many scientific articles.

Photo from Newark Library.


NEWARK EDUCATOR DIES IN AUTO CRASH; Dr. Meta Anderson Post, Noted for Aid to the Mentally Retarded, Was 53 New York Times

Cummings, Charles F. Education’s Roots Run Deep in City Where Leaders Were Well-Schooled Star Ledger Aug 14, 1997

Anderson, Meta “A Study of the Data…” Journal of Applied Psychology