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A0037 – Palm Beach County Schools Collection

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: Palm Beach County Schools Collection
Date span: c. 1950-2011
Physical description: 3.5 linear ft. (6 boxes)
Creator(s): various
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: No accession or provenance information available.

Custodial history: Possibly research files of former library director or a vertical collection created after cleaning out her office. Photographs removed to A0013 in May 2019.

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

 

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scope and content note: Ephemera and documents related to Palm Beach County schools, including clippings, event announcements, handouts, and a few reports.

Processing information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of finding aid:  May 2019 / gc


CONTAINER LIST

Box 1
Award plaques, including the annual arbor day traveling school participation 1981-1983, PBC employees tug of war

Box 2
General Information
  Series 1-Boynton Beach Schools, including Rousseau memoir, timeline, 2001 teacher surveyed
  Series 2-Palm Beach County School System, including directories (1965-68, 76), clippings
Individual Schools
  Series 1-Atlantic Community High School (formerly Seacrest High School)
  Series 2-Barton Elementary School: includes oral history with Delorisa Brown, principal, 2007
  Series 3-Boynton Beach Colored School: one photocopy of scrapbook page
  Series 4-Boynton Beach Community High School: chiefly planning documents

Box 3
  Series 4-Boynton Beach Community High School: chiefly planning documents and Performance Theatre Arts Academy flyers 2004-6
  Series 5-Boynton Beach Junior High School, including pin, report cards, commencement program (1957), certificates for Laurie Bergenor (1968-69), 1948 land release resolution, Robert Kraft diploma (1941)
  Series 6-Canal Point Elementary School, including history (1990)
  Series 7-Carver High School (Delray)
  Series 8-Citrus Cove Elementary School

Box 4
  Series 9-Christa McAuliffe Middle School
  Series 10-Congress Middle School, including video, proposal (1996)
  Series 11-Forest Park Elementary School
  Series 12-Galaxy Elementary School, including Family Donations Catalog (2011)
  Series 13-Indian Pines Elementary School
  Series 14-Park Vista High School
  Series 15-Poinciana Elementary School, including magnet program catalog, Ed Committee report (1991), dedication ephemera (1997), accountability report (1998)

Box 5
  Series 16-Rolling Green Elementary Community School, including certificate of honor (1964)
  Series 17-S. D. Spady Elementary School
  Series 18-Santaluces High School
  Series 19-Seacrest High School, including commencement program (1963), list of grads (1966-1991)
  Series 20-South Tech Academy, including planning docs (1955)

Boynton Beach Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Box 6-Oversized
•    Seacrest High Newsletter, The Squall
•    Architectural rendering of new Junior High Building
•    Laminated diplomas, 1933