Finding Aid for the Boynton Teachers' Agency Records, 1908-1929

Processed by Hilda Bohem and Kayla Siegel; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Boynton Teachers' Agency Records, 1908-1929

Collection number: 535

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff

Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Hilda Bohem and Kayla Siegel, May 1978
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Boynton Teachers' Agency Records,
Date (inclusive): 1908-1929
Collection number: 535
Creator: Boynton Teachers' Agency
Extent: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Boynton Teachers' Agency Records (Collection 535). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709446 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of letter books and client ledgers for the Boynton Teachers' Agency, annual directories for California county and city schools through high school level, and a small group of directories for other Western states.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. California school directories (county) arranged chronologically (Boxes 1-7).
  2. Calif. school directories (city and county) arranged alphabetically (Boxes 8-13).
  3. Non-Calif. directories and financial reports (Box 14).
  4. Ephemera, scrapbooks (Boxes 15-16).
  5. Client applications and reference correspondence (Box 17).
  6. Letter books arranged chronologically (Boxes 18-24).
  7. Los Angeles County school directories (Box 25).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Boynton Teachers' Agency--Archives.
Teacher placement agencies--California--Archival resources.

Container List


California School Directories (County)

Scope and Content Note

Mounted in scrapbooks, arranged chronologically.
Box 1


Box 2


Box 3


Box 4


Box 5


Box 6


Box 7



California School Directories (City and County) ca. 1928-1940

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by place name; a few earlier directories are included.
Box 8

A - I.

Box 9

K - Orange (except Los Angeles).

Box 10

Los Angeles.

Box 11

O - San Diego.

Box 12

San Francisco - Santa Monica.

Box 13

Shasta - Y.

Box 13

Mimeographed directory lists A - Y.


Non-California Directories and Financial Reports

Box 14

Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, ca. 1905-1910.


Miscellaneous Ephemera

Box 15

Miscellaneous ephemera including programs of the California Teachers' Association - Institutes, 1924-1935.



Box 16

Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to California education.


Client Applications and Reference Correspondence

Box 17

Client applications and reference correspondence.


Letter Books


Arranged chronologically.
Box 18

April 21, 1905-July 20, 1908.

Box 19

July 20, 1908-April 6, 1911.

Box 20

April 6, 1911-August 9, 1913.

Box 21

August 9, 1913-May 18, 1916.

Box 22

May 19, 1916-January 31, 1919.

Box 23

February 1, 1919-July 10, 1924.

Scope and Content Note

Also, 1 client ledger.
Box 24

July 11, 1924-January 31, 1929.

Scope and Content Note

Also, 4 client ledgers.

Los Angeles County School Directories

Box 25

Los Angeles County School Directories, including Los Angeles City schools, Long Beach, Santa Monica, Alhambra; Ventura County; Riverside County; Orange County; High school directories, and miscellaneous ephemera.