Local class: The Three Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, and Research in School Records

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 I will be teaching an extended class on school records. The place is the Minnesota Historical Society.


School records are extensive including teaching contracts, school censuses, grading, attendance, conduct, parent and guardian names, minutes, sports participation and many more specific records that provide individual and family details. Schools include elementary, high school, college, specialty schools and even reform schools. This class is also helpful for those who are editors of alumni newsletters or on committees to plan single class or all-school reunions. In the session we will also cover where to find the records today, how to access them, and learn about digitization efforts.


The Three Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, and Research in School Records
Sat., May 13, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102



$32/$28 MNHS and MGS members


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2 comments on “Local class: The Three Rs: Reading, ‘Riting, and Research in School Records

  1. My parent and siblings were/are teachers. And many years ago my mother took numerous school censuses. Plus, there are schools for the blind, deaf, otherwise abled and so on – even some correctional institutions have schools.

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