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Helen Oakes Papers, 1958-1992

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SCRC 17

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Collection Summary


Title
Helen Oakes Papers

Dates
1958-1992

Collection ID
SCRC 17

Creator
Oakes, Helen

Quantity
47 linear feet (47 boxes)

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English
         

Detailed Collection Information

Biographical Note
Helen Oakes has studied and been involved in the Philadelphia school system since the 1960s. She played active roles in many organizations committed to improving and restoring public education including the Citizens Committee on Public Education in Philadelphia and the West Philadelphia Schools Committee. Oakes was appointed to the Board of Education in Philadelphia in 1982 and served as a member until 1989. While on the Board of Education, she worked as a member of the Desegregation Task Force and the Task Force on Teacher Selection. Mrs. Oakes also wrote and published The Oakes Newsletter for nineteen years from 1970 to 1989. 

Description of Collection
This collection contains records related to Helen Oakes’ work with the School District of Philadelphia, including minutes, financial records, and subject files containing information such as statistical reports; children’s health programs; teacher contracts; test scores; parent’s union organizations; individual schools; and goals and plans.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 2 series as follows:

Series 1: Accession 707, 1960-1989
        Subseries 1.1: Board Meeting Materials
        Subseries 1.2: Correspondence
        Subseries 1.3: Subject Files
        Subseries 1.4: Publications
        Subseries 1.5: Oakes Newsletter
        Subseries 1.6: News Clippings
        Subseries 1.7: Home and School Council
        Subseries 1.8: Citizens Committee on Public Education in Phi1adeIphia
        Subseries 1.9: Overbrook High School
        Subseries 1.10: Board Meeting Materials (Restricted)
        Subseries 1.11: Subject Files, General (Restricted)
        Subseries 1.12: Subject Files, Individuals (Restricted)
        Subseries 1.13: Correspondence (Restricted)
         
Series 2: Accession 773, 1958-1992
        Subseries 2.1: Board of Education
        Subseries 2.2: Publications
        Subseries 2.3: Subject Files

Series 1, Accession 707, contains 43.5 linear feet of materials from between 1960-1989. It has been arranged into thirteen subseries:

Subseries 1.1: Board Meeting Materials: Includes agendas, resolutions, reports and other materials submitted for meetings of the Board of Education. Includes some manuscript notes. Previously restricted materials discussed in closed sessions have been filed in Subseries 1.10. Arranged by date code giving year, month and day.

Subseries 1.2: Correspondence: Miscellaneous correspondence filed by correspondent name. Previously restricted materials have been filed in Subseries 1.13.

Subseries 1.3: Subject Files: A variety of material filed by subject heading or title. Previously restricted materials have been filed in Subseries 1.11 and 1.12.

Subseries 1.4: Publications: Mostly publications of the School District of Philadelphia, arranged by title. Non-School District publications have the publishing agency appended after the title.

Subseries 1.5: Oakes Newsletter: Issues and indexes of the Newsletter, biographical material on Mrs. Oakes and her other publications.

Subseries 1.6: News Clippings: Arranged by date.

Subseries 1.7: Home and School Council.

Subseries 1.8: Citizens Committee on Public Education in Phi1adeIphia.

Subseries 1.9: Overbrook High School.

Subseries 1.10: Board Meeting Materials: See Subseries 1.1.

Subseries 1.11: Subject Files, General: See Subseries 1.2.

Subseries 1.12: Subject Files, Individuals: See Subseries 1.3.

Subseries 1.13: Correspondence: See Subseries 1.3.

Series 2, Accession 773 contains 4.5 linear feet of materials from between 1958 to 1992. It has been arranged into four subseries:

Subseries 2.1, Board of Education, consists of Board meeting minutes from 1986-1989, a 1989 Board Conference file, and the annual budget report from 1989. 

Subseries 2.2, Publications, contains newsletters, both independent and those from the school district; journal publications; press releases from the Board of Education; reports from the Office of Research and Evaluation; Alternative Program Office publications; Advisory Council annual reports; and miscellaneous educational writings. 

Subseries 2.3, Subject Files,  makes up the bulk of the accession. Folders are arranged alphabetically and consist of a wide variety of educational files. The series covers the time period from the mid-1960s to the early 1990s. 

 

Patron Information

Catalog Record
A record for this collection is available in Diamond, Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b5416482~S30

Research Access
Collection is open for research. There are materials in Subseries 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.14 and 2.3 that are restricted for 75 years from the date of creation. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Technical Access
Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy. Certain digital files may also be inaccessible. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Publication and Copyright Information
The Helen Oakes Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Temple University holds literary rights only for material created by university employees and to material given to the university with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation
[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Helen Oakes Papers, SCRC 17, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Related Material
Helen Oakes Papers (Accession 995), Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries.

William Cutler Oral Histories, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries.

Administrative Information


Acquisition Information
Accession 707 was donated by Helen Oakes, December 1, 1989. Accession 773 was donated by Helen Oakes, October 13, 1993.           

Processing Information
Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in March 2013 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services. Finding aid revised in May 2019 by Courtney Smerz, Collection Management Archivist, to correct collection inventory.
         

Index Terms


The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Personal/Family Names:
Oakes, Helen

Corporate Names:
School District of Philadelphia, Pa.
School District of Philadelphia, Pa. Board of Public Education

Subjects:
Public schools--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Public schools--United States--Statistics
Women in education
Philadelphia Public Schools

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Financial records
Manuscripts
Minutes
Reports


Inventory


Series 1: Acc. 707, 1960-1989
Subseries 1.1: Board of Education meetings

1          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1967-1983
2          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1983-1984
3          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1984-1984
4          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1984-1985
5          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1985-1986
6          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1986-1987
7          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1987-1988
8          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1988-1989
9          Board meeting minutes and/or other materials          1989-1989

Subseries 1.2: Correspondence         

9          Accreditation high school          1982-1983
9          Achieving Excellence in Education, conference          1984
9          Adopt-A-School          1987
9          Affirmative action          1982-1986
9          Agenda for Excellence: Turning the Tide          1984
9          AIDS          1985-1987
9          Allotments, personnel (small schools)          1982-1983
9          Annuity          1986
9          Architecture in the schools          1983-1984
9          Asbestos          19,791,989
9          Aspirations, activities, and achievements of the School District of Philadelphia          1982-1986
21          Correspondence and memoranda. A (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. A (folder 2)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. B (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. B (folder 3)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. B (folder 4)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. C (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. C (folder 2)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. D (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. D (folder 2)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. E          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. F (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. F (folder 2)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. G (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. G (folder 2)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. H (folder 1)          1980s
21          Correspondence and memoranda. H (folder 2)          1980s
         
Subseries 1.3: Subject Files

10          Attendance. Staff / employees absences printout, pay period ending 6/28/81          1981
10          Attendance. Staff / employees absences printout, pay period ending 7/11/82          1982
10          Attendance. Staff, miscellaneous          1982
10          Attendance. Student          1984
10          Audit. Pennsylvania Economy League study          1970-1981
10          Audit. School District          1982-1987
10          Audit. senior high school          undated
10          Bartram School for Human Services          1982
10          Beeber Junior High School          1965-1971
10          Bilingual education          1983-1985
10          Board of Education building          1982
10          Board of Education, effectiveness, retreat          1984
10          Belmont School, replicating success program          1986
10          Board of Education. Meeting minutes, unrevised          1984
10          Board of Education. Mission and goals development          1985-1986
10          Board of Education. Public hearing          26-May-66
10          Board of Education. Staff presentations          undated
10          Bonds and notes          1982
10          Bonds and notes          1984
10          Bonds and notes          1985-1986
10          Budget after reorganization          circa 1978
10          Budget City Council hearings          1977-1978
10          Budget classes          1982
10          Budget crisis news clippings          1977
10          Budget cuts (Folder 1)          1982
10          Budget cuts (Folder 2)          1982
10          Budget news clippings          1979
10          Budget policies          1981
10          Budget. miscellaneous          1964-1965
10          Budget. public hearings          1964-1965
10          Budget. capital          1965-1966
10          Budget. miscellaneous          1965-1966
10          Budget. capital          1966-1967
10          Budget. miscellaneous          1966-1967
10          Budget. city council presentations          1966-1967
10          Budget. public hearings          1966-1967
11          Budget documents          1967-1983
12          Budget documents          1982-1989
12          Busing          1982
12          Capital budget          1983-1984
12          Capital program          1966-1971
13          Career education          1977-1979
13          Central high school case          1983
13          Charitable campaigns          1983-1985
13          Child abuse          1981-1985
13          Children's Coalition          1984
13          City Charter review advisory committee          1988
13          Citywide counselors meetings          1982-1984
13          Classification, school          1982
13          Clayton, Constance, memos and letters from          1987-1988
13          Common trust funds          1984
13          Cooperative labor and management assistance to school personnel (CLASP)          1983
13          Collaborative programs for colleges and universities          1982-1984
13          College boards and admissions          1969
13          Community Women's Education Project and the Powers School          1983
13          Computers          1983-1984
13          Conflict resolution skills training project          1983
13          Council for Education Priorities          1985
13          Committee to Support Philadelphia Public Schools          1984-1985
13          Council of the Great City School. Publications          1986
13          Counselor confidentiality          1976
13          Counselor's time          1987
13          Curriculum. Regulations and legislation          1983-1984
13          Danforth Foundation          1985-1987
13          Desegregation. Alliance for quality education          1975-1976
13          Desegregation. Bradley v. Mulliken (Detroit, Michigan)          1975
13          Desegregation. "Brief in support of plaintiffs petition for a preliminary injunction" Reitt vs. Ross, Common Pleas 1972 No. 2849          1972
13          Desegregation. Community outreach program          1984
14          Desegregation documents          1976-1981
15          Desegregation documents          1976
15          Discipline. Corporal punishment and suspension          1983-1984
15          Donchian key          1982-1983
15          Dropouts          1983-1986
15          Early childhood education division          1980-1981
15          Edison High School          1982-1983
15          Education committee          1986
15          Education park/code hearings          1967
15          Educators for Social Responsibility (Organization)          1982
15          Effective schools          1980-1981
15          Elementary reading/English language arts committee          1984-1985
15          Employee assistance program, drugs and alcohol          1974-1982
15          Employee recognition awards          1989
15          Employees earning over $18,000 per year          1979
15          End-of-year          1983
15          Energy conservation          1983
15          Equity in an Era of Diversity program          1988
15          Events          1982-1985
15          Fence, George          1985
15          Fertility control and contraception          1985-1986
15          Financing, long range          1981
15          Financing, proposed solutions to crisis          1978
16          Food services          1986-1988
16          Freedman Memorial Foundation for Human Relations          1984
16          Girls High School          1982-1983
16          Goals and priorities, background material for school district workshop          1966
16          Governance, superintendent's proposals          1982-1983
16          Hay Associates          1984-1985
16          Head start          1983
16          Head start in New York City, studies by Max Worff and Annie Stein          1965-1966
16          Health initiative, William Penn Foundation presentation          1988
16          Hearing Testimony AD HOC Committee on Improving Process of [Communication Between the Board of Education and the Public]          1984
16          High School for Engineering and Science          1982-1985
16          High schools          1984
16          Home room mothers          1966-1967
16          Homebound programs          1984-1985
16          Homework          1983
16          House Bill 1300, public school code          1982
16          House Bill 2097, governance          1982
16          Human Relations Committee          1969-1970
16          Incentive tax league          1984
16          Insurance policies          1984-1987
16          International Reading Association          1983
16          Invitations to speak          1983
16          Kindergarten admissions          1986-1989
16          Kindergarten teachers          1983
16          Latch Key Children, Delaware Valley Association for Education of Young Children          1985
16          Latin          1982
16          Lead          1988
16          League of Women Voters, Statistical Study, background data          1964-1965
16          League of Women Voters, Statistical Study/Survey on a School by School Basis of the Philadelphia Public Schools          1965-1966, 1968-1969
16          League of Women Voters, Statistical Study work sheets          1965-1967
16          Learning disabled          1982
16          Legislation, miscellaneous          1983-1985
16          Legislative screenings          1978
16          Lindenbaum Award          1984-1985
16          Lytle, James H. "Torch"          1984-1985
16          Magnet schools, "memorandum of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers"          1978
16          Magnet schools, "school districts' memorandum in the arbitration involving the selection of teachers for the magnet high school for reforming and creative arts"          1978
16          March of Dimes          1960-1962
16          Merit pay          1983
17          Middle schools          1966-1986
17          Military recruiting: release of names          1985
17          Miscellaneous          1965-1978
17          Mission excellence          1981-1983
17          National Humanities Faculty          1983
17          Nondiscrimination committee for district reports          1963
17          Open classroom          1982
17          Overbrook Elementary School principal          1962-1964
17          Parent cooperative nurseries          1982
17          Parents Union for Public Schools          1982-1985
17          Pedagogical library          undated
17          Pennsylvania Horticultural Society          1983
17          Pennsylvania League of Urban Schools (PLUS)          1983
17          Pennsylvania School Boards Association          1982
17          Pennsylvania Writing Project          1983
17          Philadelphia Alliance of Teaching Humanities in the Schools (PATHS)          1984
17          Philadelphia Marionette Theatre and Museum          1984
17          Philadelphia: past, present, and future          1982
17          Philosophy, mission and goals          1983
17          Planned Parenthood: project march          undated
17          Planning          1985-1990
17          Police Athletic League          1983
17          Powelton-Mantua Educational Fund          1983-1984
17          Practical politics program          1982
17          Pre-natal care          1988
17          Prep 6, Roxborough Alternative School          1984
18          Principals and teachers earning $25,000 or more          1959-1979
18          "Projects under construction or scheduled to be awarded prior to June 30, 1969          1969
18          Promotion Policy Committee 1 and 2          1983-1984
18          Promotion program          1983-1985
18          Public education of child labor association          1946-1947
18          Regulatory reform in public education          1986
18          Residence requirements          1982
18          Retirement, early          1982
18          Scholarships          1982
18          School capacities          1976-1984
18          School closings          1981-1983
19          School site management          1981
19          School vote          undated
19          Sex education- "let's talk"          1983-1984
19          Sex equity          1982-1983
19          Sick leave policy          1983
19          Smoking          1984
19          Special education          1982
19          Sports, task force on interscholastic          1982-1983
19          Standardized curriculum          1984
19          "Summer school: a manual to serve as a frame of reference, draft"          April, 1986
19          Summer 1985 programs          1985
19          Surplus property disposition          1982
19          Task forces          1965-1966
19          Teenage pregnancy. "let's talk"          1984
19          Teenage pregnancy. miscellaneous          undated
19          Television- cable          1983
19          Television- "The Day After" program          1983
19          Testing program          1966-1967
19          Transfer of teachers          1982
20          Tests          1966-1977
20          Textbooks          1963-1982
20          Title 1 ESEA          1965-1973
20          Tuition tax credits          1982-1983
20          Uniforms          1989
20          Unions          1980-1986
21          Unions          1978-1981
21          Vacancies          1982
21          Visitation policy          1985
21          Vocational education          1982
21          Voter registration          1985
21          White, John          1984
21          Wookey, Fred          1983
          
Subseries 1.4: Reports and publications by, about, or of interest to the School District of Philadelphia         

21          Additional Revenues for the Philadelphia School District          1962
21          Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Plan in the Philadelphia Public Schools          1985
21          Agreement between the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia federation of teachers          1965-1988
21          America's Children: A Bicentennial Assessment, by National Council of Organizations for Children and Youth          1976
21          An analysis of the proposed capital program and capital budget for the School District of Philadelphia          1966-1968
22          Annual financial reports          1968-1979
22          Board of Education reports on Schools for a Greater Philadelphia, supplement to Sunday Bulletin          1966
22          Budget document for the fiscal years beginning July 1          1983-1985
23          Budget document for the fiscal years beginning July 1          1987-1989
23          Budgeting concepts and practices          1976
23          Capital Budgets and/or Programs          1965-1980
24          Capital budgets and/or Programs (proposed)          1972-1977
24          Categorical Funds Budgets          1981-1982
24          Changes in Occupational Characteristics: Planning Ahead for the 1980s          1976
24          Chapter 1 ECIA projects- digest of annual evaluations          1984-1985
24          Chart of accounts          1976
24          Collaborative study of educational programs for handicapped children, reports          1968, 1971
24          Commission on decentralization and community participation          1969, 1970
24          Compendium of projects          1975, 1982-1986
24          Cost per pupil [general fund] school operating budgets          1970-1971
24          Criterion- referenced reading tests- answer keys/tests          1975
24          Current facts concerning Philadelphia public schools          1978
24          Detail of proposed operating budgets          1969-1972
25          Detail of proposed operating budgets          1973-1981
26          Detail of proposed operating budgets          1982
26          Detail of staff requested operating budget          1977
26          Digest of elementary and secondary education act title I program          1974-1975
26          Directory School District of Philadelphia          1983, 1987, 1989
26          The Disadvantaged poor: education and employment          1966
26          The Education Park          1967
26          Distribution of negro pupils in the Philadelphia public schools          1966
26          Distribution of pupils in the Philadelphia public schools          1967
26          Elementary school capacities          1967-1972
26          Employee absenteeism in the Philadelphia school system: management study 2          1982
26          English- minimum essentials grades one to eight          1976
26          Enrollment in the Philadelphia public schools          1975-1977, 1982-1983
26          Equality of educational opportunity          1966
26          Evaluation of Chapter I ECIA Projects, Annual Report          1983-1984
26          Evaluation study project- secondary improvement projects- School District of Philadelphia          1964-1965
26          Evaluation of Title I ESEA Projects: A Digest of the Evaluations of Title I ESEA Projects in the School District of Philadelphia          1965-1973
26          Evaluation of Title IV-C ESEA Projects, Annual Report          1980-1982
26          Facts and figures          1972-1980
26          First activities in reading          undated
26          The first year- a progress report by citizen task force chairmen          1967
26          Five years: a progress report          1967, 1971
26          Field Operations Procedures Manual, School District of Philadelphia          1985
26          Handbook: The School District of Philadelphia          1967
26          How Should We Pay for Our Schools, A State Subsidy Report          1976
26          In search of a better life- the education and housing problems of Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia          1974
26          Inequality in school financing: the role of law          1972
26          Informal reading inventory for secondary schools          1970
26          Inventory of public recreation areas and public schools          1961
26          joseph priestly science center, A proposed supplementary educational center          1966
27          Making special education work: a management study of the division of special education, School District of Philadelphia          1984
27          Market values of taxable real property, Pennsylvania state tax equalization board          1975
27          Monthly attendance and other reports by school and/or classroom          1965-1974
27          The Negro Family- The case for national action          1965
27          No school today: A report detailing the problems faced by the Philadelphia Public School System          1981
27          Office of federal programs project reports- The School District of Philadelphia          1968-1969
27          Operating budget proposed reductions          1977-1978
27          Overbrook cluster parent survey          1969
27          Pennsylvania Economy League fact book for 1988          1988
27          Personal policies manual. School District of Philadelphia          1975
27          Personal policies and procedures manual          1975
27          The Philadelphia city-wide testing program- report of the Spring 1968 achievement test results          1968
27          Philadelphia city-wide testing program 1973-1974; Spring 1974, February 1975 achievement testing program- school performance distributions October 1974, August 1975          1970-1974
27          Philadelphia city-wide testing program 1974-1975; Spring 1974, February 1975 achievement testing program- school performance distributions October 1974, August 1975          1974-1975
27          Philadelphia Intermediate unit plan for special education          1983, 1985-1986
27          Philadelphia’s proposed model school district          1967
27          Phonics inventory          1971
27          Planning programming budgeting guide and manual          1970-1972
27          Policies, procedures, and standards for certification of professional school personnel          1974
27          A proposal for a reading plan to be implemented in district four of the School District of Philadelphia for the school year          1970-1971
27          Proposed alterations and improvements budget (1972-1973) and program (1973-1978)          1972
28          Pennsylvania state tax equalization board, 28th Annual certification          1976
28          Reports of the task forces to the incoming board of education          1965
28          Proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1978          1978
28          Proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1979          1979
28          Proposed Capital Program, The School District of Philadelphia          1967-1972
28          Proposed Capital Program, The School District of Philadelphia          1969-1974
28          Proposed Capital Program, The School District of Philadelphia          1970-1975
28          The School District of Philadelphia: proposed revision of the capital budget program 1970-1975          1970-1975
28          An analysis of the proposed 1966-1971 capital program and the 1966 capital budget of the School District of Philadelphia          1966-1971
28          District one reading plan          1971-1972
28          District four reading plan          1973-1974
28          District five reading plan          1971-1973
28          District reading plans: non-technical reports          1973
28          District three reading project "a specific skills approach to reading" - A plan for improving reading achievement          1971-1972
28          District four reading proposal          1972-1973
28          Reading- minimum reading essentials grades one to eight          1976
28          Reading- pupil competencies          1977
28          Philadelphia public schools district 3: reading readiness inventory year 1          September, 1971
28          Recommended reading grades K-8          1985
28          District three reading project: pupil competencies          undated
28          The School District of Philadelphia system for reading improvement for the 70's: Progress report no.1          March, 1970
28          A report on the education park          undated
28          Reports of the task forces to the incoming board of education          1965
28          Task force on capital program and physical plant, report          1965
28          Report of activities          1967-1968
28          School District of Philadelphia The Board of Public Education school facilities survey chapter IV ten year capital program          1965-1974
29          School occupancy costs and school vandalism          May, 1983
29          School staffing report          1967
29          Report of the special committee on nondiscrimination of the Board of Public Education of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania          1964
29          State tax equalization board program          July, 1962
29          A study of the fiscal role of state government in the field of public education kit 1A: How schools are financed in Pennsylvania today          October, 1961
29          The fiscal role of the state government in the field of public education kit II: The fiscal aspects          March, 1962
29          The fiscal role of the state government in the field of public education kit III: the characteristics          August, 1962
29          Study skills for secondary students          1974
29          Suggestions for teaching written composition in secondary schools          1971
29          Summary of allocated positions: districts 1-8, middle and junior, senior and technical          1980-1981
29          Summary of personnel in the Philadelphia public schools as of January, 1968          1968
29          The proposed operating budget of the school district of Philadelphia          1967-1974
29          Summary of operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1986          1986
29          Summary of the proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1975          1975
29          Summary of the proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1976          1976
29          Summary of the proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1977          1977
29          Summary of the proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1979          1979
29          Summary of the proposed operating budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1985          1985
29          Written expression pupil competencies          1975
29          Written expression activities          1976
29          Who should set tax rates for Philadelphia's schools          1963
29          The West Philadelphia district plan          1964
29          Testimony Dr. Mark R. Shedd superintendent of schools Philadelphia, PA. to the senate select committee on equal education opportunity Washington D.C.          1971
29          "A ten-year summary of the distribution of negro pupils in the Philadelphia public schools"          1958-1967
29          Teacher supply and demand in public schools, 1964          April, 1964
29          Summary of public attitudes toward Philadelphia School System          October 1974
29          A ten year summary of the distribution of the negro pupils in the Philadelphia public schools          1957-1966
29          Superintendent's management information center School District of Philadelphia          1987-1988
30          Superintendent's management information center School District of Philadelphia          1983
         
Subseries 1.5: Oakes Newsletter

30          The Oakes Newsletter          September 1970- January 1989
30          The School District of Philadelphia a Critical Analysis          September, 1968
30          School-By-School Statistical Analysis of the Philadelphia Public Schools          1975, 1976, 1981
30          Biographical data          April, 1990
         
Subseries 1.6: News Clippings

30          Newspaper clippings          Dec, 1962-March 30, 1963
30          Newspaper clippings          Apr 1, 1963-Jun 14, 1963
30          Newspaper clippings [June 18, 1963- October 27, 1963]          1963
30          Newspaper clippings          Aug, 1963-Sept, 1963
31          Newspaper clippings          1963-1964
31          Newspaper clippings          1964-1965
31          Newspaper clippings          1965
31          Newspaper clippings          1965
31          Newspaper clippings          1965
31          Newspaper clippings          1965-1966
31          Newspaper clippings          1966
31          Newspaper clippings          1966-1967
32          Letters and clippings          1963-1964
32          Newspaper clippings and reports          1964-1965
32          Newspaper clippings, especially re social issues and the Philadelphia school system          1967-1972
33          Newspaper clippings, especially re social issues and the Philadelphia school system          1973-1981
34          Newspaper clippings          1982-1983
34          Newspaper clippings          1983
34          Newspaper clippings          1983-1984
34          Newspaper clippings          1984-1985
34          Newspaper clippings          1985-1988
34          Newspaper clippings          1981
34          Newspaper clippings          1981-1982
34          Newspaper clippings          1981-1982
34          Newspaper clippings          1982
34          Newspaper clippings          1982
34          Newspaper clippings          1982-1983
34          Newspaper clippings, especially about desegregation          1972-1979
36          Newspaper clippings, especially about desegregation          1976-1979
36          Newspaper clippings, especially about desegregation          1979

Subseries 1.7: Home and School Council

35          Independent campaign committee          1966
35          Support our schools committee          1963-1964
35          Miscellaneous meeting transcripts and correspondence          1961-1965

Subseries 1.8: Citizens Committee on Public Education in Philadelphia

35          Accountability in reading          1974
35          Governance committee          1973-1974
35          Seminar on reading, Philadelphia          1971
35          Citizens committee on public education in Philadelphia          1963-1982
35          Newsletter          1965
35          School visits committee (folder #1)          1962-1963
35          School visits committee (folder #2)          1973-1974
35          Town meetings & materials          1965

Subseries 1.9: Overbrook High School

36          Ad hoc committee          1968-1972
36          Cluster survey          1968-1969
36          Home and school association (folder #1)          1973-1975
36          Home and school association (folder #2)          1969-1975
36          Community advisory board          1969-1974
36          Conference on student involvement          1970
36          English          undated
36          Library          1969

Subseries 1.10: Board Meeting Materials         

37          Board meeting materials (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1987
38          Board meeting materials (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1987-1989
38          Annuities          1985-1986
38          Asbestos          1981-1988
38          Audits          1984
38          Budget          1982-1983
38          Communications audit          1984
38          Computers          undated
38          Dobbins high school          1987-1988
39          Edison high school          1983-1985
39          Employee authors          1981-1982
39          Facilities and facilities management          1984-1985
39          Food services          1985-1986
39          Gompers elementary school          1985-1988
39          "Human resource study"          1983-1984
39          Insurance review          1986-1987
39          Interfund transfer, m&o          1982-1983
39          Kenndey Center, John. F.          1982
39          Legal services          1984-1987
39          Maintenance and operations          1982-1984
39          Martin school          1983
39          Philadelphia association of school administrators          1982-1987
39          Powel and Kelly schools          1983-1984
39          Prescription learning abilities          1983-1985
40          Superintendent, memos and letters from          1983-1986
40          Superintendent's summary reports          1986-1987
40          Temple University, teacher education advisory council          June, 1983- April, 1984
40          Transportation- exemption to policy          1981-1985
40          Transportation- miscellaneous          1982-1984
40          Unions- firemen & oilers          1983-1984
40          Unions- teachers          1982-1985
         
Subseries 1.12: Subject Files, Individuals (RESTRICTED)          

41          Demotions (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1984-1988
41          Dismissals (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          circa 1980s
42          Expulsions (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1987-1989
42          Hanusey, Richard (RESTRICTED)          1982
42          Marcase, Michael (RESTRICTED)          1982
42          Lamont, Frank (RESTRICTED)          1982-1983
42          Katz, Samuel (RESTRICTED)          1982-1984
42          Rubin, Sam (RESTRICTED)          1983-1984
42          Personnel (RESTRICTED)          1982-1985
42          Superintendent evaluation (RESTRICTED)          1981-1986
42          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. A (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982
42          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. B (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1985
42          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. C (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1988
42          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. E (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1985
42          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. E (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1983
42          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. G (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1986
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. I (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1985-1988
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. J (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1988
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. K (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. L (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. M (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. N (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1983-1988
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. O (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1983-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. P (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1983-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. Q (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. R (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. S (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. T (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1982-1988
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. U-V (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1987, 1989, 1983-1989
43          Correspondence, memoranda and other records. X-Z (RESTRICTED for 75 years)          1988-1989

Series 2: Accession 773, 1958-1992

Subseries 2.1: Board of Education

1          1          Board Conference          1989
1          2          Minutes          January-April, 1989
1          3          Minutes          May-June, 1989
1          4          Minutes          July-November, 1989
1          5          Minutes          January-May, 1988
1          6          Minutes          June-August, 1988
1          7          Minutes          September-December, 1988
1          8          Minutes          January-March, 1987
1          9          Minutes          April-May, 1987
1          10          Minutes          June, July, 1987
1          11          Minutes          August-September, 1987
1          12          Minutes          October-December, 1987
1          13          Minutes          January-March, 1986
1          14          Minutes          April-June, 1986
1          15          Minutes          July-September, 1986
1          16          Minutes          October-December, 1986
2          1          Budget          1989
2          2          Budget          1989
2          3          Budget          1989
2          4          Budget          1989
2          5          Budget          1989
2          6          Budget          1989
2          7          Budget          1989


Subseries          2.2: Publications

2          14          Advisory Council Annual Reports          1986-1988
2          15          Alternative Programs Office          undated
2          16          Briefly (Newsletter)          1986-1990
2          17          Citizens Committee on Public Education          undated
2          18          From Your School District Newsletter          1985-1987
2          19          Office of Research and Evaluation          1970-1980
2          20          Office of Research and Evaluation          1970-1980
2          21          Perspective (Newsletter)          1980-1983
2          22          Press Releases Board of Education          1971-1981
2          23          Reflections (Newsletter)          1984-1988
2          24          School District of Philadelphia          undated
2          25          Substance (Journal)          1981
2          26          Substance (Journal)          1982-1983
2          27          Teacher Preparation          undated
2          28          Urban Education          undated
2          29          Misc. Education          undated


Subseries 2.3: Subject Files

3          1          Absence Statistics/School District          undated
3          2          Adopt a School Program          undated
3          3          Affective Education Program          undated
2          8          Asian Students LEP          1988-1989 
3          4          Attendance Policy and Guide          1984
3          5          Audit          1986
2          9          Board of Education (Restricted for 75 years)          1989
3          6          Busing          1965-1968
3          7          Children’s Health Issues          1985-1988
3          8          Children’s Health Initiative          1987
3          9          Citizens Committee on Basic Education          1973
3          10          Citizens Committee on Public Education          undated
3          11          Community Accountants          undated
3          12          Congratulatory Letters          undated
3          13          Constitutional Convention          undated
3          14          Contraception Course/Sex Education          1975-1985
3          15          Contracts          1986
3          16          Council for Educational Priorities          undated
3          17          Council of Great City Schools          undated
3          18          Desegregation          1983-1986
3          19          District 4 Reading Team          undated
3          20          District 4 Report          1978
3          21          Education Convention Steering Committee          1980
2          10          Expulsions (Restricted for 75 years)          1987-1989 
3          22          Facilities Management          1988
3          23          Federal and State Funds          1965-1967
3          24          Federal Files Hearings          1966-1967
3          25          Goals and Priorities Workshop          1966
3          26          Geography Bowl          1988
3          27          Greater Philadelphia Movement          1965
3          28          Green Tree School          undated
3          29          Head Start          1965-1969
3          30          Historical School Materials          1958-1963
3          31          Job Search Philadelphia          1985-1986
3          32          Legal          undated
3          33          Long Range Plan          1985-1988
3          34          Lowell School Testimony          1989
2          11          Marcase Contract Extension          1975-1980
3          35          Magnet Schools          1966-1967
3          36          Metropolitan Christian Council          1979-1980
3          37          Middle Years Alternative          1980
3          38          New Teacher Support          1970-1972
3          39          Odell Report          1964-1965
4          1          Operation Lifeboat          1981
4          2          Parents Union          1975-1981
4          3          Parents Union          1978-1981
4          4          Parents Union          1981-1982
4          5          Parents Union          1983-1984
4          6          Parents Union          1985-1988
4          7          PA Human Relations Committee          1964-1968
4          8          Philadelphia Alliance for Teaching          1986-1988
2          12          Philadelphia Federation of Teachers contract          1988-1992
2          13          Philadelphia Federation of Teachers negotiations          1980
4          9          Philadelphia Federation of Teachers          undated
4          10          Philadelphia Past, Present, and Future          1980-1982
4          11          Portables          1965-1966
4          12          Poverty Map          undated
4          13          Read Newsletter          1970-1971
4          14          School Promotion          1982-1984
4          15          Study Commission          1972-1975
4          16          Task Force-Improving High Schools          1971
4          17          Teachers for Social Action          undated
4          18          Teen Pregnancy          undated
4          19          Tests          1967
4          20          Tests          1976
4          21          Tests          1978
4          22          Tests          1979
4          23          Tests          1980
4          24          Test Scores          1980-1982
4          25          Test Scores          1982-1983
4          26          Test Results          1966-1967
4          27          Tutorial Board Univers