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Minutes excerpts, notes, letters and notices, 1759-1839, 1874-1881, 1900, 1908-1909, 1915, 1917-1918

 File — Box: 7

Scope and Contents

Includes: Letter to Asa S. Wing, Clerk of overseers, from R.M. Jones, 1915/3/5, enclosing copy of this suggestion to overseers for new school buildings and enlarging upton them. Excerpts from minutes of overseers concerning building and organizing a school house on 12th st.; Letter, 1917/10/4 to overseers from Frederick L. Smith, acting headmaster, enclosing financial statement and forecast note from Jonathan Evans to Daniel B. Smith regarding admission policies of school;Letters to overseers from Frederick L. Smith, 1918/4/29, outline his plans for establishment of Junior school in Germantown, to feed into 12th street upper school; For all other papers on F. L. Smith, see headmaster’s papers letter to overseers from John Greenleaf Whittier recommending Richard M. Jones for headmaster; Report to school committee by auditor of headmaster's books; notice to teachers from Daniel B. Smith, clerk of overseers, urging more neatness and religious instruction etc.; papers regarding a gift from the overseers to Richard M. Jones on 25th anniversary as headmaster with his thank you notes; letters of George Walenta to overseers; Letter to Asa S. Wing, clerk of overseers from R.M. Jones with his suggestions to overseers for new school school buildings and additions; letter to overseers from Frederick Smith, acting headmaster, with financial statement and forecast; letter to overseers from Frederick Smith outlining his plans for establishment of Junior School in Germantown to feed into 12th st. Upper School; and more various documents related to the business of the public school.

Dates

  • 1759-1839, 1874-1881, 1900, 1908-1909, 1915, 1917-1918

Access Restrictions

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