The members of the first members of the Executive Committee were appointed by the Board of Regents in June of 1844. They were charged with the administration of this new state run school and oversaw the macro levels of running the school such as budget approval, naming of professors, and creation of annual reports ot be sent to the Board of Regents.
This collection holds the minutes of the monthly meetings of the Executive Committee to the State Normal School. The entires in these two volumes detail some aspects of the school's budget, listed graduates of each sememster and includes a commencement program from that semester. The minutes also include basic school administration like the hiring and firing of professors, or proposed maintenence and expansion of the school's buildings. For the second volume there is a seperate book acting as an index to major people and events at the Normal School from 1880 to 1909.
Collection is arranged in chronological order.
All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
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Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, The Normal School Committee, Record of Proceedings 1844-1909. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Normal School Committee, Record of Proceedings).