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Department of Public Instruction correspondence

Identifier: DR 047
Scope and Contents The archive is arranged in two boxes of 42 consecutively numbered folders, covering the years 1903-1908 (with one exception: a letter dated 1909 in folder 39). It comprises correspondence, administrative paperwork, and other documents regarding the following: (1) planning, scheduling, and ticketing for school and public lectures and for the development and delivery of circulating collections for classroom use; (2) correspondence and orders from the Department to...
Dates: 1903-1909; Majority of material found within 1904-1909

American Museum of Natural History Department of Public Instruction outreach and communication

Identifier: DR 055
Scope and Contents

This collection represents six years (1906 to 1912) in the life of the Department of Public Education (at that time, the Department of Public Instruction). The collection includes letters to and from its Curator, George H. Sherwood, and various documents concerning the Department’s Nature Study Collection and visits to the Museum by schoolchildren.

Dates: 1906-1912

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