31.2 cubic feet (77 archives boxes and 1 volume); plus
additions of 166.3 cubic feet and
2 tape recordings
ArrangementIn chronological segments and thereunder in various ways. 1851-1855 records are chronological. 1916-1956 records are by school year and thereunder alphabetical by subject (1916-1942 and 1949-1956) or in numerical order by file number (1943-1949), Scheduled records are arranged numerically by state or city code and chronologically thereunder
Register with a key to file numbers used in 1948-1949
Correspondence pertaining to the supervision of public schools; city and county superintendents; teachers; inspection of school buildings; equipment and improvements; attendance; financing and bonds; health and hygiene; publicity; complaints; interpretations of law; textbooks; transportation; appeals; contests; educational policies and planning; curriculum; state and federal aid; legislation; nursery schools; kindergartens; state teachers colleges; state industrial homes for boys, girls, and women; Indian schools; correspondence schools and business colleges; meetings of school officers; and general information.
The processed portion of this series is summarized above and dates 1851-1956. There are unprocessed additions dating 1947-2003 which are described below.
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