Journals and diaries as a crucial source of historical pedagogical cognition.
Diaries and journals play a special role in the historical and pedagogical knowledge. The significance of sources in this situation will refer to the knowledge of specific areas of education. First of all, are they related with: school atmosphere, exceptional lessons and school activities, relationships with school staff, participation in youth organizations and circles of interests.
Key words: historical cognition; sources; diaries; memoirs; theory of knowledge; historical and pedagogical knowledge; history of education; secondary school