Guide to the Record Book Old Springfield School 1790-1802MG 953

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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Access Points

Related Material

Administrative Information

Guide to the Record Book Old Springfield School 1790-1802MG 953Inventory prepared by Stephen Yautz as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Guide to the Record Book Old Springfield School
1790-1802

MG 953



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Inventory prepared by Stephen Yautz as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Danielle Kovacs. February 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Old Springfield School
Title: Old Springfield School Record Book
Dates:1790-1802
Abstract: Consist of a record book belonging to the Old Springfield School in Springfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey covering the years 1790 to 1802.
Quantity: 1 volume
Collection Number: MG 953

Historical Note

The Old Springfield School, in Springfield Township, Burlington Township, New Jersey, was established in 1790. The board of trustees included Caleb Haines, Joseph Haines, John Ridgway, and Joseph Vanlaw.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a record book belonging to the Old Springfield School in Springfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey, covering the years 1790-1802. Included in the record book are the minutes of meetings held by the trustees, as well as accounts kept by the subscriptions committee. These subscriptions raised funds to erect the school in the Old Springfield section of Springfield Township.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Haines, Caleb.
Haines, Joseph.
Ridgway, John.
Vanlaw, Joseph.
Subject Organizations:
Old Springfield School (Burlington County, N.J. : Township)
Subject Topics:
Schools--Records and correspondence--New Jersey.
Subject Places:
New Jersey--History--1775-1865.
Springfield (Burlington County, N.J. : Township)
Document Types:
Accounts.
Financial records.
Minutes.
School records.
Subscription lists.

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Related Material

For related material on trustee member John Ridgway, see:

Manuscript Group 837, Bellangee Family Papers

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The source of this collection is unknown.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 953, Old Springfield School Record Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

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