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Guide to the Brooklyn schools collection 1985.054

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Weatherly Stephan and Patricia Glowinski

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 25, 2017
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Last updated by Ryan Frick and John Zarrillo  , March 2017

Scope and Contents

The Brooklyn schools collection consists of materials relating to over seventy Brooklyn schools, both public and private, ranging from nursery schools to post-graduate institutions. Schools that are more robustly represented in the collection are Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn Heights Seminary, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Technical High School, and St. John's University. Materials in the collection include school catalogues and circulars; student yearbooks; anniversary publications and histories; brochures; programs; newsletters; commencement programs; addresses; certificates of incorporation and articles of association; annual reports; photographs; and alumni directories and publications.

The collection also includes one volume titled Souvenir of Our Public Schools, Brooklyn N.Y., which includes school staff listings, portraits of principals, and photographs of public school buildings in Brooklyn, dating from 1892.