New York State Education Department Collection, 1879-1974

Descriptive Identification

Unit ID
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives
0.33 cubic ft.
University of the State of New York
The materials are located onsite in the department.
Reference collection with materials relating to the New York State Education Department, including: convocation programs, publications, and documentation of State education rules.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Processed in 2017 by unprocessed.


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Acquisition Information

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

Preferred Citation

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).

Historical Note

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.

Scope and Contents

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).

Arrangement of the Collection

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

Components List