This collection consists of materials assembled in preparation for, and following, a reunion of Summit School Alumni in 1988.
It includes copies of class registers, photographs, teacher lists, clippings, ephemera and correspondence.
Summit School was the first public school in Mill Valley, and was also known as the Eastland School or the Mill Valley Grammar
School. It I was built in 1892 as a one room schoolhouse on the corner of Summit and Cornelia Avenues, on land donated by
the Tamalpais Land & Water Company. Summit School initially had 1 teacher and 35 pupils, in grades 1-8. In 1894 a second
classroom was added, and in 1900 the main floor was expanded and a second floor was added. When Tamalpais Park School opened
in 1939, the school was no longer needed; the building was demolished in 1941.
2 linear feet (2 document boxes)
Collection is open for research. Original materials may be viewed with permission from staff. Digital copies of materials
may be available. Materials in this collection do not circulate.