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Board of School Visitors

 Sub-Series

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

The Education series is arranged topically, and chronologically within each topic. It traces the history of schools in the city, from the Hartford Grammar School and local school districts, to the consolidation into a single district, construction of new high schools, and other related topics. The largest segments are Hartford Grammar School (1 linear foot), Hartford Public High School (including the construction of new high schools, 1 linear foot), Hartford Public, Bulkeley, and Weaver High Schools (.5 linear foot), and School district and building construction issues (.5 linear foot). The following topics have been broken out and consist of no more than .25 linear feet: Administration, Appointments, Board of School Visitors, Children's Playgrounds, Community and Day Care Centers, Evening School, Federal College and Hartford School of Law, Nursery School, Open Air/Outdoor Schools, Taxation, Textbooks, Trade School, Ungraded School, Vacation Schools, and Women's College. An assortment of school/Board of Education business, in chronological order, comprises the final linear foot.

The Town and City Clerk archives has been split into the following finding aids: Boards and Commissions, Building Permits, City Property, Corporations, Court Matters, Education, Licenses and License Applications, Mayor and Council, Property Deeds and Releases of Attachment, Public Safety, Public Works, Selectmen’s Records, Sewers, Streets, Taxation, Town and City Officers, Transportation, Vital Records, and Zoning.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1839 - 1947
  • 1635-2010 (Entire archive)

Access Restrictions

The records are stored in a restricted area and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

Extent

From the Collection: 6 linear_feet (approximately)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Hartford History Center Repository

Contact:
Hartford History Center
Hartford Public Library
500 Main St
Hartford CT 06103 USA
860.695.6297