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A0028 – Boynton Cultural Centre Collection

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: Boynton Cultural Centre Collection
Date span:  1993-2009
Physical description: 21.40 linear ft. (42 boxes)
Creator(s): Boynton Cultural Centre and the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Centre
Language note: English


ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Restriction on access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition information: Transfer from Boynton Cultural Centre (2018.025) and Gift of Judith M. Sanders (2012.007)

Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library

 

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Historical Note: Boynton Cultural Centre, Inc. was established in 1997 as the administrative board of the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Centre, located in the renovated Boynton Elementary School building (built 1913) at 129 E Ocean Avenue, Boynton Beach. 

Scope and Content Note: Administrative files, including founding documents, committee and meeting notes; grant and fund-raising for restoration of the building; and publications, chiefly for exhibitions. Includes information about Boynton School and restoration (that may have been undertaken before the organizations were established) throughout.

Arrangement Note: Arranged into 35 series (see box list)
Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of finding aid: April 2019 / gc

 

CONTENTS

Box 1
Series 1-Alumni Division, alumni card file c. 1990s

Box 2
Series 1-Alumni
Series 2-Ampitheater and Restroom Construction

Box 3
Series 3-Artifacts
Subseries 1-Artifacts found under school building
Subseries 2-List of artifacts stored in BBCL under the stairs

Box 4
Subseries 3-Original school bell clapper

Box 5
Series 4-Correspondence
Subseries 1-Weekly Progress Reports

Box 6
Series 5-Cultural Center/Schoolhouse Children's Museum Board Meetings, 1995-2006

Box 7
Series 5-Cultural Center/Schoolhouse Children's Museum Board Meetings, 2007-2009

Box 8
Series 5-Cultural Center/Schoolhouse Children's Museum Board Meetings, 2010-

Box 9
Series 6-Events

Box 10
Series 7-Founding Documents
Subseries 1-Governance, Legal Documents, By-Laws
Subseries 2-Logo
Subseries 3-Mission and Goals

Box 11
Subseries 4-Planning Document

Box 12
Subseries 5-Referendum
Subseries 6-Transfer of schools from PBCSB to BB

Box 13
Series 8-Fund Raising
Subseries 1-Campaigns
Subseries 2-Clover Development Strategies
Subseries 3-Cultural Center Woman's League

Box 14
Subseries 4-Donor Wall
Subseries 5-Events

Box 15
Subseries 6-Pavers
Subseries 7-Pledges

Box 16
Subseries 8-Photo sales

Box 17
Series 9-Gift Store Items

Box 18
Series 10-Grant Funding
Subseries 1-Correspondence
Subseries 2-Applied and/or Denied

Box 19
Subseries 3-Received, 1993-1998

Box 20
Subseries 3-Received, 1995-1999

Box 21
Subseries 3-Received, 1996-2005
Series 11-Guest Book

Box 22
Series 12-High School Feasibility Study 2001-2005 and National Register Nomination

Box 23
Series 13-Institutional History, including property elementary school research

Box 24
Series 14-Kids Kingdom Playground
Series 15-Mural

Box 25
Series 16-National Register Nomination
Series 17-Newspaper Clippings

Box 26
Series 18-Permanent Exhibit Installation
Subseries 1-Designers

Box 27
Subseries 1-Designers
Subseries 2-Installation

Box 28
Subseries 3-Fishing Lore Exhibit

Box 29
Series 19-Photographs
Series 20-Policies and Procedures

Box 30
Series 22-Programs
Series 23-Public Relations and Press Releases
Series 24-Publications

Box 31
Series 25-Restoration
Subseries 1-Asbestos Removal
Subseries 2-Re-roofing Elementary School
Subseries 3-Project# 027-711-98/CJD

Box 32
Subseries 4-Window and Door Replacement
Series 26-Restoration Plan
Subseries 1-Prior to RFP and Bidding
Subseries 2-Project# 013-121-93/VSMG

Box 33
Subseries 2-Project# 013-121-93/VSMG

Box 34
Series 27-Restoration Specifications

Box 35
Series 28-Role of Other Institutions and/or Partners
Subseries 1-Boynton Beach Historical Society
Subseries 2-Florida Stage
Subseries 3-Little Palm Theater
Subseries 4-Robert Katz/Andrews House
Subseries 5-South Florida Science Museum

Box 36
Series 29-Steering Committee
Subseries 1-Committees
Subseries 2-Fund Raising
Subseries 3-Meetings
Subseries 4-Organization
Subseries 5-Planning
Series 30-Surveys

Box 37
Series 31-Task Force (1992-1993)
Subseries 1-Committees
Subseries 2-Meetings
Subseries 3-Planning
Subseries 4-Surveys

Box 38
Series 32-Technology Committee

Box 39
Series 21-Posters

Box 40
Series 26-Robert Currie rendering

Box 41 Oversized
Series 14-Kids Kingdom Playground scrapbook

Box 42 Oversized
Series 18-Permanent Exhibit Installation
Subseries 1-Designers

Box 43 Oversized
Series 33-Temporary Exhibits

Box 44 Oversized
Series 33-Temporary Exhibits

Box 45 Oversized
Series 34-Video
Series 35-Volunteers

 

Oversized

Series 3-Artifacts
Subseries 1-Artifacts found under school building
Newspaper found in school wall* *oversized item in Flat Files, Drawer 17
Series 26-Restoration Plan
Subseries 1-Prior to RFP and Bidding* *oversized item in Flat Files, Drawer 17