Records of the Berkeley Unified School District

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Berkeley Historical Society
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Berkeley, California 94704
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Records of the Berkeley Unified School District
Dates: 1900-1985
Collection Number: 1978.058
Extent: 7 cartons, 2 boxes 43 vol. (12 linear ft.)
Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
Berkeley, California 94704
Abstract: The collection contains administrative records in various subject categories, as received, bound volumes of reports and directories, plus miscellaneous documents and papers.
Language of Material: English


The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Berkeley Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the archivist of the Society. Permission for publication is given as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Records of the Berkeley Unified School District. Berkeley Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the school district, probably in late 1990s.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection consists of various administrative files, arranged in subject categories as received; particularly interesting are the files on curriculum and special education projects of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. There are also files on teachers' organizations, community relations, bond campaigns and school integration. The volumes contain superintendent's annual reports, course of study documents, and directories. Miscellaneous papers and reports, previously unlisted, have been added to the basic collection, mainly containing materials from the 1990s, with a small amount of items from earlier periods, including addition materials on school integration.

Indexing Terms

School integration--California--Berkeley

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