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Summary Information

Title: Institute for Independent Education records,
Creator: Institute for Independent Education.
Inclusive dates: 1984-2005.
7.2 cubic ft.
Computer Media, Correspondence, Financial Records, Maps/Charts, Memorabilia, Manuscripts, Newspapers, Photographs, Publications, Reports, Research Materials
Abstract::
The collection includes approximately 200 brochures from the more than 400 independent schools across the United States and in the U.S. Virgin Islands; records of the activities of the Institute, including training workshop, public conferences, newsletters, reports on student achievement and other topics, based on original research data from funded projects, and transcripts of interviews with administrators, teachers, and parents are part of the collection; over 430 photographs and prints of Institute activities; the corporate history of the Institute, including correspondence and the minutes of the Board of Directors; a set of 50 Institute publications, including materials on teaching mathematics, research reports on African American education, directories of schools, workbooks for schools on accreditation protocols, and proceedings of national conferences.A collection of secondary and tertiary materials that helped either to shape or reinforce the Institute's philosophy, mission, and programs, including copies of articles from out-of-print books, scholarly and popular journals, and newspapers that discuss the education of African Americans, as well as drafts of some unpublished manuscripts from African American educators.

Call number: 6693
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library