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New York State Education Department Collection


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Reference collection with materials relating to the New York State Education Department, including: convocation programs, publications, and documentation of State education rules.


University of the State of New York
Date Coverage:
0.33 cubic ft. (about 0.33 boxes)

The New York State Education Department, headed by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York (not to be confused with the SUNY, the State University of New York), is the New York State government agency responsible for overseeing public schools, testing, and higher education within the State.

This collection contains programs from the Convocation of the University of the State of New York, which was an annual event that included speeches, conferrals of honorary degrees, and the introduction of new college and university presidents and school superintendents for schools throughout New York. It also contains miscellaneous publications produced by the State Education Department, state education rules changes enacted by the Board of Regents circa 1920, and conference materials from the Sixth Annual Conference on the Leadership Role of the Trustee (1970).

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2018-03-06 09:28:42 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Benjamin Covell, 2017 March 23

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. Please contact an archivist for more information.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, New York State Education Department Collection, 1879-1974. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the New York State Education Department Collection).