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North Farms School Record Book

North Farms School Record Book



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ID: 00/1975-97-29 & 31

Primary Creator: North Farms School

Extent: 2.0 Items. More info below.

Date Acquired: 09/26/1975

Subjects: School attendance, Schools - Connecticut, Weather

Forms of Material: Notebooks

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The North Farms School Record Books Collection (1975-97-29 & 31) is organized into two items. Item one is the record book from 1844 and record book two is from 1846-1847. Please see the individual items (below) for a more detailed description unique to each item. The items can be found in one folder in Small Acquisitions.

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School attendance
Schools - Connecticut
Weather

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 items.

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: Everett H. Perkins

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Publications: This item was donated with published works that have been added to the library collection.

Finding Aid Revision History: 06/15/2011-- Originally the North Farms Record Books were entered into archon separately but housed together in Oversized Boxes. The two small books were put into archon as separate items as the same collection and then placed into Small Acquisitions.

Other Note: This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).


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The North Farms School record book (1975-97-31) contains records for the years 1846-1847, and were presumably kept by the North Farms School teacher for those years. The small handwritten notebook contains student names with debt marks and a count for how many words each student missed in spelling beginning January 15, 1847. Also recorded are text titled with students who may have been using them. The teacher also noted in the record book where he or she boarded, with whom, and on what dates. Diary entries from November 23, 1846 - March 9, 1847 record the weather, when school was in attendance, and other daily activities.


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