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Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth Cottage Placements and Transfer Registers

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 includes cottage placement and transfer information of boys at the institution. Information in the registers includes name, date of entry, original cottage placement, and the cottage to which transferred (if applicable). Some entries also contain the initials of the person who approved the transfer. In addition to cottage placements and transfers, school program placements and transfers are also occasionally included.
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Quantity:
0.15 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1950-1981
Series Number:
B2627

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series includes cottage placement and transfer information of boys at the institution. Information in the registers includes name, date of entry, original cottage placement, and the cottage to which transferred (if applicable). Some entries also contain the initials of the person who approved the transfer. In addition to cottage placements and transfers, school program placements and transfers are also occasionally included. Elementary school, high school, carpentry, auto mechanics, and agriculture are among the school programs referenced. Later registers focus almost exclusively on cottage placements; all students found in these volumes are new unless noted with a red "T" showing re-admit or cottage transfer.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Access administered according to the Freedom of Information Law. State Archives staff will confer with Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth regarding disclosure of student specific information.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B2608 Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth Admission and Discharge Registers, contains related material.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: B2627-18
1950-1952 Berkshire Industrial Farm Cottage Placements and Cottage Transfers 1 1
May 1958-December 1981 Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth Cottage Placements and Cottage Transfers 1 2