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National Self Government Committee records, bulk (1911-1985)

Title
National Self Government Committee records, 1901-1985, bulk (1911-1985)
Author
National Self Government Committee (New York, N.Y.)
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
  • Agar, John G. (John Giraud), 1856-1935.
  • Fairchild, Charles S. (Charles Stebbins), 1842-1924.
  • Lindsay, Samuel McCune, 1869-1960.
  • Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
  • Rush, Sophia Pollack.
  • Stowe, Lyman Beecher.
  • Welling, Richard, 1858-1946.
Description
60 linear feet (126 boxes).
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, questionnaires, reports, charters, financial records, grant proposals, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed matter documenting the activities of the National Self Government Committee (NSGC).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photoprints.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Videocassettes.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • National Self Government Committee; Sophia Rush
Biography (note)
  • The National Self Government Committee was founded in New York City in 1904 by Richard Welling as the School Citizens Committee "to develop the alert citizens needed in a democracy by practice in schools, colleges and other youth groups." The organization is composed of educators and others interested in education for effective leadership and it supports school/community service programs that actively include students in the self-government process.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2106
Author
National Self Government Committee (New York, N.Y.)
Title
National Self Government Committee records, 1901-1985, bulk (1911-1985)
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
The National Self Government Committee was founded in New York City in 1904 by Richard Welling as the School Citizens Committee "to develop the alert citizens needed in a democracy by practice in schools, colleges and other youth groups." The organization is composed of educators and others interested in education for effective leadership and it supports school/community service programs that actively include students in the self-government process.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Added Author
Agar, John G. (John Giraud), 1856-1935.
Fairchild, Charles S. (Charles Stebbins), 1842-1924.
Lindsay, Samuel McCune, 1869-1960.
Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930.
Rush, Sophia Pollack.
Stowe, Lyman Beecher.
Welling, Richard, 1858-1946.
LCCN
ms 72001075
Research Call Number
MssCol 2106
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