Report one from the sixth 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. COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. 1856-96. REPORTS OF THE FACULTY II, includes 21 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.20. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION. STATE OF NEW YORK. BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF NEW YORK, OCTOBER 15, 1856. [Fifth Annual Report of the Faculty of the Free Academy. 18 pages (1-18), 1856.], RGB
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