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Berkshire Industrial Farm Board of Directors Secretary Letterpress Copybook

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 contains letters sent by James F. Maury, Secretary of the Burnham Industrial Farm Board of Directors. Correspondence includes acceptance and rejection notifications for applicants to the school, acknowledgments of contributions and payment, notices of future meetings, notices of resolutions passed, requests for payment, and letters relating to other administrative matters.
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Quantity:
0.25 cubic ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1897-1913
Series Number:
B2638

Arrangement

Roughly chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains letters sent by James F. Maury, Secretary of the Burnham Industrial Farm Board of Directors. Correspondence includes acceptance and rejection notifications for applicants to the school, acknowledgments of contributions and payment, notices of future meetings, notices of resolutions passed, requests for payment, and letters relating to other administrative matters. Correspondents include various members of the board of directors, donors to the institution, and parents of students.

Receipts, expenses, bank balances, meeting minutes, and notes recorded and/or collected by the secretary are inserted as loose sheets in the letterpress copybook. On the back of the book, the secretary kept a record of the dates and times of board of directors meetings and a list of members of the board from 1898 to 1913.

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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.

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Other finding aids

Index of letter recipients arranged by last name.

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