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Annual reports and handbooks

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 copies of the printed annual report of the Division of Visual Instruction, which summarize the division's activities during the previous year and include descriptions of new publications. Some reports provide background of the division and use of lantern slides. Also included are copies of a departmental Handbook that outlines the functions of the division, availability of lantern slides for loan, and photo prints depicting the Division of Visual Instruction's offices.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1909-193
Bulk Dates:
(bulk 1909-1916, 1923-1938
Series Number:
A3152

Arrangement

Chronological by school year (ending 31 July)

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of copies of the printed annual report of the Division of Visual Instruction (later Bureau of Radio and Visual Aids) included in the annual report of the Education Department for 1913-1914 and 1923-1938. These reports summarize the division's activities during the previous year, including descriptions of new publications. Some reports include information on the background of the division or use of lantern slides and other audio-visual aids.

Also included in the series are copies of departmental Handbook 31, outlining the functions of the division and availability of lantern slides and other visual aids for loan for the years 1909, 1916, and 1934, as well as photoprints depicting the Division of Visual Instruction's offices that were used to illustrate "Circular 4: Visual Instruction Equipment" (mentioned in 1926 Annual Report of the Division of Visual Instruction, p. 172).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Paper photocopies of the reports are available at the New York State Archives.

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Custodial History

The series consists of records drawn from old accession -77, collection #82 on May 13, 1985.

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