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Series 1: Charters and By-laws, 1847-2004, inclusive


1.6 Cubic Feet in four boxes

Scope and Contents

The series contains charters and by-laws of the Brooklyn Female Academy (BFA) and the Packer Collegiate Institute, dating from 1847 to 2004.

The act to incorporation and by-laws of the BFA are also included in bound volumes of the school's circulars, catalogues, and reports located in Series 4: Circulars, catalogues, and curriculum guides (boxes 509-510) and Sub-series 6.2: Administrative reports (box 507).


Arranged chronologically.

Act of Incorporation, Articles of Association and By-laws of the Brooklyn Female Academy, together with a list of Stockholders, The Trustees' Second Annual Report, Treasurer's Statement, 1847, inclusive

Box: 566, Folder: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Charter and By-laws, 1896, 1922, 1940, inclusive

Box: 511, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Text)

Amendments to Charter certificate, 1919, inclusive

Box: 534, Folder: - (Material Type: Text)

Charters and By-laws (13 pamphlets), 1940-1964, inclusive

Box: 34, Folder: - (Material Type: Text)

Amended Charter authorizing Packer to award AA and AAS degrees, 1941, inclusive

Box: 534, Folder: - (Material Type: Text)

Amendments to Charter certification, 2004, inclusive

Box: 511, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Text)
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