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Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth

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Works: 58 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 171 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Registers (Lists) 
Classifications: HV899.B6, 362.3
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Annual report of the Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( )

2 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report of the trustees by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitution and by-laws of the Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenth [etc.] Annual Report, etc by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

2 editions published between 1857 and 1858 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth( -ninth) Annual Report, etc by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenth (Eleventh) Annual Report (to the Trustees, etc.) by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

1 edition published in 1858 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitution and By-laws, etc by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Report of the Trustees by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial records by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Subseries (1 ) consists of various ledgers, journals, cash books and other volumes pertaining to the finances of the school, with details of purchases, operating expenses, and incoming tuition payments from parents, towns, and other states. Early volumes reflect expenditures for the establishment of the school at the Perkins Institution for the Blind. Other volumes detail special appropriations from the legislature, payrolls, retirement association participation, patient money, bookkeeping forms, payroll instructions and analysis
Agency history record by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tenth annual report of the Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Resident registers by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

(3) Address books, ca. 1880s-1890s. 2 v. Contact information for patients, and may include name, address, and sometimes a telephone number, with family relationship indicated. Some indicate: no friends and/or provide information on town support or previous residence in another institution. Vol. 1, arranged in alphabetical sections, appears to be specific to asylum patients, and indicates if address should be contacted for clothing, or if clothing is provided free by school. Vol. 2 includes patient no. Possibly former series N152
Inpatient case files by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

For information on students prior to this series see: Massachusetts. Dept. of Mental Health. Institutional registers, 1863-1947 ((M -Ar)242X). See also: Walter E, . Fernald School. Educational evaluation case files, 1898-1978 ((M-Ar)798X). For other/earlier evaluations per 1919, c 318, see: Outpatient case files, 1923-1949 ((M-Ar)817X), and for similar files for the Fernald School-supervised traveling clinics at public schools per 1919, c 277, see: Traveling school clinic case files, 1921-1955 ((M-Ar)313X)
Superintendent's reports to trustees by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Series consists of reports submitted by the superintendent to the trustee meetings, providing information on the status and operations of the school. Trustee meetings were held quarterly until 1941, when monthly meetings began. Topics covered in the reports include school admissions, dismissals and deaths, financial statements, buildings, clinical and educational work, employees, farm production, accidents, visitors, and events of note. Lists of students include student number, hometown, and remarks on diagnosis and placement in school. Later files include reports from specific departments, with an emphasis on reports of medical research activities, as well as those from the Social Service, Traveling School, Dental and Clinical, and Volunteer Services departments. For missing years, and for information duplicated and summarized, see the institution's official: Annual reports, 1847-1973 ((M-Ar)HS14.02/(M-Ar)1318 (subseries)) and: Annual and departmental reports, 1953-1970 ((M-Ar)877X)
Annual reports by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vol. 1 (see below) contains: 1st item--Mar. 1847 report of a commission appointed Apr. 1846, written by chairman Samuel G. Howe and reprinted from1847 H 152. [1848 report lacking.] 2nd item--1852 3rd report of the Experimental School (see above) and 1st report of trustees of the Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth, reprinted from 1852 H 57. 3rd item: same, but with modified cover also designating it as fourth report. Vol. 2: Annual report no. 28, 1875 includes an appendix that reprints many early reports and documents concerning the origins of the school
Admission and discharge registers by Walter E. Fernald State School( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Starting in 1891, separate volumes were created to record quarterly lists of admissions, discharges, deaths, visits (authorized leaves from the institution) and escapes--perhaps to provide required information for quarterly census reports submitted to the Board of State Charities and its successors (see: Massachusetts. State Board of Insanity. Returns of admission and discharge, 1869-1899 ((M-Ar)926X)
Thirty-first annual report of the trustees of the Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth at South Boston : for the year ending Sept. 30, 1878 by Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth( Book )

1 edition published in 1880 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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controlled identityMassachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded

School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Youth

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