Report fifteen from the third bound volume of ten which documents in part the first nineteen years of The Free Academy, the predecessor of the educational institution, City College of New York. Aug 1850 - Dec 1852. Relation to the Free Academy. [New York Board of Education Reports on Free Academy. 1851-1853.] includes 15 individual reports. At a time when municipal education constituted primary schooling, citizens united in response to arguments presented by a merchant and Board of Education President, Townsend Harris, for the necessity of an institution that would provide advanced training for future generations of citizens to fully engage in the professions advantageous to an expanding urban center. Includes preliminary reports that commented on the application of resources for the creation of the institution and the annual reports of the faculty, demonstrating accountability to the Board of Education with regard to the operation of the facility., NO.2. BOARD OF EDUCATION. JANUARY 12, 1853. [Report of the Executive Committee for the care, management and government of the Free Academy, on the operations and condition of the Free Academy, to the Common Council of the City of New York, and to the Board of Regents of the University of the State.] [104 pages, (1-104), 1853], RGB
City College Libraries, "NO.2. BOARD OF EDUCATION. JANUARY 12, 1853." (1853). CUNY Academic Works.