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Burlington, Vermont School Records

 Collection
Identifier: mss-220

Scope and Content

The Burlington School Records consist of various papers from the period 1829-1965 pertaining to the schools of Burlington, Vermont. Included are district school records from the 1820's-1860's, truant officer records from the early 1900's, scrapbooks from 1901 to 1943, cash account books kept by the superintendents from 1868-1935, tuition accounts 1894-1932, and Board of School Commissioners records from 1868 to 1914. The collection also contains student grades and report cards from 1861-1925, examination and lesson plan books for the period 1884- 1898, records of teachers' meetings 1883-1906, printed and published material and ephemera from the 1870's to the 1950's, various P.T.A. papers and scrapbooks from the 1930's-1950's, W.P.A. worksheets and account for school jobs in the mid-1930's, and miscellaneous other school related papers.

Dates

  • 1829-1965

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Nine Cartons, Eight Volumes

Access:

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights:

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Extent

15 Linear Feet

Overview

The Burlington School Records consist of various papers from the period 1829-1965 pertaining to the schools of Burlington, Vermont.

Physical Location

Library Research Annex.

Oversized Volumes

Missing Title

  1. Taft School P.T.A. scrapbook, 1940-1944
  2. School Dept. Account book, 1896-1907
  3. School Dept. Account book, 1878-1890
  4. School Dept. Account book, 1917-1935
  5. School Dept. Cash receipts, 1908-1921
  6. School Dept. Cash receipts, 1908-1921
  7. School Dept. Cash disbursements, 1908-1915
  8. School Dept. Cash disbursements, 1916-1920
  9. Taft School P.T.A. scrapbook, 1944-1948
  10. Pomeroy School P.T.A. scrapbook, 1934-1935
  11. Elihu B. Taft School construction project, misc. Bids 1939
  12. District No. 9 records, 1829-1866
  13. District No. 12 records, 1841-1868
  14. District No. 12 records, 1844-1867
  15. District No. 14 records, 1829-1868

Physical Description

Nine Cartons, Eight Volumes
Title
Guide to the Collection of Burlington School Records, Burlington, Vermont, 1829-1965
Status
Completed
Date
1998
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)