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Report seven from the fourth 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. FREE ACADEMY. ANNUAL REPORTS. I . [NEW YORK CITY. BOARD OF EDUCATION REPORTS‰Û_ON FREE ACADEMY. 1851-1856.] includes 8 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., SEVENTH ANNUAL REPORT ON THE OPERATIONS AND CONDITION OF THE FREE ACADEMY, BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. DECEMBER 31, 1855. [From the Executive Committee for the care, government, and management 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 of New York.] [68 PAGES (1-68), 1856.], RGB


Materials Relating to Governing Board of the Free Academy and the College of the City of New York Collection Prior to Establishment of the Board of Higher Education Collection of Division of Archives and Special Collections, Morris R. Cohen Library, City College of New York (CUNY): Annual Reports of the Faculty of the Free Academy, 1854-1865; Board of Education Annual Reports on the Free Academy, 1851-1865.



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