Research

School Committee minutes

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of minutes of meetings and reports of weekly visits to the school by the committee. Responsibilities of the committee included: hiring and compensation of staff; ordering of supplies; provision of religious instruction; and record keeping, especially of pupil punishment by staff.
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Quantity:
0.1 cu. ft. (3 volumes) Copies: 1microfilm reels; 35mm
Inclusive Dates:
1855-1916
Series Number:
A2058

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These are minutes of meetings and reports of weekly committee visits to the school.

The names of members attending meetings and participating in visits appear throughout. Responsibilities of the committee as revealed in these records included: hiring and compensation of staff; ordering of supplies; provision of religious instruction; and record-keeping, especially of pupil punishment by staff.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Alphabetical by name of school staff for 1855-1897 (volumes 1 and 2).

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Custodial History

The Department of Correction placed these records on loan to the Syracuse University Library from 1960-1977.

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