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 1           MINUTES AND DOCUMENTS OF THE FERRER MODERN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
       1          Certificate of Incorporation, 1918
       2         *Trustees' and Association minutes, 1958-1961
       3          Minutes, correspondence and attachments, 1958-1961
       4          Minutes, correspondence and attachments, 1961

             MINUTES AND REPORTS OF THE MODERN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH
	       AMERICA
       5         *Annual convention: minutes, 1931 and 1946-1948
       6         *Annual convention: reports of the principal, 1922-1938
       7         *Annual convention: reports of the principal, 1939-1947
       8         *Report of teacher Anna Schwartz, 1936-1940 and 1943-1950
       9         *Reports of teachers other than Anna Schwartz, 1922-1948

             REPORTS OF THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
       10        *Principal's reports, 1922-1925
       11        *Principal's reports, 1933-1939
       12        *Secretary's reports/financial reports, 1920-1948

             CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORTS OF THE PRINCIPAL
       13        *Report to Parent-Teacher Meeting, January 19, 1939
       14        *Report to the Conference of June 1-2, 1935
       15         Correspondence, 1920 and 1935-1936
       16         Correspondence, 1937-1939
       17         Correspondence, 1940-1944
       18         Correspondence, 1946-1949
       19         Correspondence, 1950-1952

             MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE
       20         1919-1972

             DOCUMENTATION OF MISCELLANEOUS MEETINGS
       21        *Minutes of a meeting concerning Elizabeth Byrne Ferm's
                    book, 1946
       22         Names of those invited to Dr. Paul Avrich's apartment,
                    1970

		     *Denotes preservation photocopies on acid-free paper 



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 2           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 3-8 and 13]
       1          The Modern School, 1912-1914
       2          The Modern School, 1915 [poor condition]
       3          The Modern School, 1916
       4          The Modern School, January-April, 1917
       5          The Modern School, May-July, 1917
       6          The Modern School, August-October, 1917
       7          The Modern School, November-December, 1917
       8          The Modern School, February-March, 1918
       9          The Modern School, April-May, 1918
       10         The Modern School, June-August, 1918



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 3           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 2, 4-8 and 13]
       1          The Modern School, September, 1918
       2          The Modern School, October, 1918
       3          The Modern School, November-December, 1918
       4          The Modern School, January, 1919
       5          The Modern School, February, 1919
       6          The Modern School, March, 1919
       7          The Modern School, April-May, 1919
       8          The Modern School, June-July, 1919
       9          The Modern School, August-September, 1919
       10         The Modern School, January-March, 1920
     11-12        The Modern School, April-June, 1920



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 4           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 2-3, 5-8 and 13]
       1          The Modern School, October-December, 1920
       2          The Modern School, April, 1921
       3          The Modern School, Summer, 1921
       4          The Modern School, September, 1921
       5          The Modern School, October-December, 1921
       6          The Modern School, Midwinter, 1922
       7          The Modern School, Summer, 1922
       8          The Modern School, August, 1943
       9          Daybreak Costume Dance, 1930-1936 (programs)
       10         Daybreak Costume Dance, 1938-1939 (programs)
       11         Daybreak Costume Dance, 1940 (program)
       12         Daybreak Costume Dance, 1941-1942 (programs)
       13         Daybreak Costume Dance, 1943-1945 (programs)
       14         Daybreak Costume Dance, 1946-1947 (programs)
       15         Daybreak Costume Dance, 1948-1949 (programs)



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 5           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 2-4, 6-8 and 13]
      1-2         Linoleum Cuts, ca. 1929 [2 copies]
       3          Open Vistas, January-April, 1925
      4-6         Voice of the Children, September, 1922 [3 copies]
       7          Voice of the Children, ca. 1923 [2 copies]
       8          Voice of the Children, ca. 1923 [different issue] 
       9          Voice of the Children, ca. 1924
       10         Voice of the Children, January, 1925
       11         Voice of the Children, ca. 1926



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 6           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 2-5, 7-8 and 13]
       1          Voice of the Children, February-March, 1929
       2          Voice of the Children, March-May, 1929
       3          Voice of the Children, July-September, 1929
       4          Voice of the Children, ca. 1929
       5          Voice of the Children, November, 1929
       6          Voice of the Children, January-March, 1930
       7          Voice of the Children, May-July, 1930
       8          Voice of the Children, September-December, 1930
       9          Voice of the Children, March-August, 1931



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 7           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 2-6, 8 and 13]
       1          Voice of the Children, December, 1931, and May, 1932
       2          Voice of the Children, April and September, 1933
       3          Voice of the Children, June, 1934, and April, 1935
       4          Voice of the Children, September, 1935
       5          Voice of the Children, ca. 1941
       6          William Thurston Brown, Citizenship in Education, ca. 1918
       7          William Thurston Brown, Education for Constructive
 		    Democracy, ca. 1918
       8          William Thurston Brown, The Most Important Educational
		    Experiment in America, ca. 1919
       9          Alexis Ferm, The Problem of Education, ca. 1934 [4 copies]
     10-11        Elizabeth Ferm, The Spirit of Freedom in Education, 1923
		    [4 copies]
       12         Has Propaganda Any Value in Education?, ca. 1928
		    [2 copies]
       13         Inklings of Activities of Children, ca. 1937 [4 copies]
       14         Harry Kelly, The Ferrer Modern School, 1920
       15         The Modern School: An Experiment in Libertarian Education,
		    1948 [4 copies]



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 8           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See Also: Boxes 2-7 and 13]
      1-3         Modern School of Stelton, 1940 [5 copies]
       4          Henry Schnittkind, Shambles, ca. 1916
       5          Carl Zigrosser, The Modern School, 1917
       6          Conference programs, tickets, etc., ca. 1922-1945

             PHOTOGRAPHS [See Also: Boxes 14-17]
       7          Ferrer School at Forest View Grove, 1914
       8          Halftone reproductions of views at Stelton, 1920s
		    (views used in Joseph Cohen's 1925 pamphlet The Modern
                    School and in The Stelton Outlook, 1933)

             NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS
       9          Modern School history, 1922-1952
       10         The Road to Freedom, excerpts, 1925-1931

             MEMOIRS OF INDIVIDUALS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MODERN SCHOOL
       11         Lillian Rifkind Blumenfeld, 1974
       12         Pauline Henderson, 1958
       13         Harry Kelly, ca. 1925
       14         Carl Zigrosser, ca. 1931



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 9           ALEXIS FERM PAPERS AND COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE
	       [See Also: Boxes 10 and 18] 
      1-4         "Sven: The Life of an Ordinary Boy" (autobiography)
       5         *"Education and Schooling"
       6         *"Educational Methods"
       7          Mrs. Sam Adel, 1950-1968
       8          John Aronoff, 1938-1943
       9          Judith (Lighter) Bokelman, 1930-1970
       10         Frances Sweida Browning, 1953-1969
       11         Aurora Greenhouse, 1959-1971
       12         Sasha and Gladys Hourwich, 1945 and 1948-1950
       13         Sasha and Gladys Hourwich, 1951-1959
       14         Sema Lighter, 1947-1971
       15         Received by Nathan Marer about Alexis Ferm Fund, 1959-1966
       16         Received by Nathan Marer about Alexis Ferm Fund, 1967-1970
       17         Alexis Ferm Fund: financial records, 1965-1968
       18         Anna Schwartz letter and article, 1948 and 1970
       19         Edgar and Martin Tafel, 1947, 1963, 1969-1970 and 1973
       20         Newspaper clippings found in scrapbook, 1945-1957
       21         Correspondence found in scrapbook, 1955-1957
       22         News clippings, 1933, 1948-1951 and 1969-1970
       23         Newspaper clipping--obituary, 1971
       24         Miscellaneous items, 1897 and 1970

		     *Denotes preservation photocopies on acid-free paper 



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10           ALEXIS FERM PAPERS AND COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE
               [See Also: Boxes 9 and 18]
       1          Diary, August 30, 1893-November 7, 1945 (with gaps)

             ELIZABETH BYRNE FERM PAPERS [See Also: Box 11]
               Writings
       2          "Freedom in Education," typescript, ca. 1949
      3-5        *Typescript chapters from Freedom in Education
       6          Articles from Mother Earth

		     *Denotes preservation photocopies on acid-free paper 



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11           ELIZABETH BYRNE FERM PAPERS [See Also: Box 10]
               Writings
       1         *Typescripts of published articles
       2         *Lectures, 1895-1900s
       3         *Poems, 1906
       4         *Miscellaneous writings, notes, etc.
               Articles about Elizabeth Byrne Ferm
       5          1905 and 1921
       6          Typescript obituary
       7          Obituary, 1944
       8          Typescript book review, 1949
       9          Book reviews, 1949

             JO ANN WHEELER BURBANK PAPERS
       10         Correspondence, 1944-1969
       11         Correspondence, January-May, 1970
       12         Correspondence, September-December, 1970
       13         Correspondence, 1971-1972
       14         Memoir, 1970

             ITEMS MADE AT THE MODERN SCHOOL [See Also: Box 19]
       15         Birthday Card by Philip and Sasha Hourwich
       16         Abstract Card by Philip and Sasha Hourwich 

             COLLECTED MATERIALS CONCERNING OTHER MODERN SCHOOLS
	       [See Also: Box 12]  
       17         April Farms incorporation hearing transcript, 1925
       18         Experimental Schools [issue re. Stony Ford and Home
		    School], 1917
       19         Manumit Summer School [Pawling, New York], 1928

		     *Denotes preservation photocopies on acid-free paper 



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12           COLLECTED MATERIALS CONCERNING OTHER MODERN SCHOOLS
	       [See Also: Box 11]
       1           Open Pages [Mohegan Colony], April-July, 1932

             PUBLICATIONS INCLUDING REFERENCES TO THE MODERN SCHOOL
       2          Everyman [Los Angeles, California], 1914 (Modern School
		    Special Issue)
       3          The Human Culture Digest, 1941 (articles about the Modern
		    School)
       4          Mother Earth, 1911-1912
       5          Mother Earth, 1914-1915
       6          Mother Earth, May-October, 1916
       7          Mother Earth, December, 1916-January, 1917
       8          Mother Earth, March-August, 1917
       9          Mother Earth, Craryville, New York, 1933
       10         Broadsheet re. proposed Anarchist Federation of America,
		    1934

             MISCELLANEOUS PRINTED ITEMS
       11         Maps and short stories, undated 



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13           SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS [See also: Boxes 2-8]
       1          Voice of the Children, January 1922, and Number 4,
		    September, 1922
       2          Voice of the Children, January, 1925, and Number 2,
		    March, 1929
       3          Voice of the Children, Number 4, July, 1929, and Number 6,
		    November, 1929
       4          Voice of the Children, Number 6
       5          Voice of the Children, Number 7, January, 1930, and
		    Number 10, July, 1930
       6          Voice of the Children, Number 12, December, 1930, and
		    undated
       7          Voice of the Children, Number 13, March, 1931, and Number
		    21, September, 1935
       8          The Stelton Outlook, 1932-1933
       9          The Stelton Outlook, 1933 [extra pages]



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14	     PHOTOGRAPHS [See Also: Boxes 8 and 15-17] 
(photo box)       Portraits of teachers, children and others associated
                    with the Modern School of Stelton, ca. 1900-1962
                    (25 prints)
                  Portraits of Alexis Ferm, 1901-1965 (10 prints)
                  Portraits and views from Alexis and Elizabeth Ferm's
                    collection, 1907-1932 (6 prints)
                  Portraits and views from Pioneer Youth Camp, 1929-1934
                    (9 prints)
                  Portraits and views of Stelton resident Reuben Rosen,
		    his family and his home, ca. 1930s (7 prints)
                  Portraits and views of Alexis Ferm in Fairhope, Alabama,
		    1950-1955 (10 prints)



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15	     PHOTOGRAPHS [See Also: Boxes 8, 14 and 16-17]
(photo box)       Group portraits, Stelton, 1915-1925 (13 prints)
                  Views of Stelton, 1915-ca. 1953 (35 prints)
                  Portraits and views from other communities: the Mohegan
		    Modern School, 1941; Fellowship Farm, 1914; Children's
	 	    Playhouse, Dyker Heights, 1904-1905 (3 prints)
                  Miscellaneous anarchist views (5 prints)



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16	     PHOTOGRAPHS [See Also: Boxes 8, 14-15 and 17]
(photo box)       Portraits, Alexis Ferm, 1895-1958 (6 prints)
                  Portraits Elizabeth Ferm, Anna Schwartz and other
		    unidentified people, ca. 1890-1950  (7 prints)
                  Group portraits, Modern School of Stelton, ca. 1915-1925;
		    1 at Mohegan School, 1925 (9 prints)
                  Views, Modern School of Stelton (9 prints)



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17           PHOTOGRAPHS [See Also: Boxes 8 and 14-16]
(photo box)       Alexis Ferm (2 portraits) and portrait of an unidentified
		    woman, ca. 1880-1890 (3 prints: tintypes)
                  Views, the Modern School of Stelton, 1915-ca. 1953
		    (12 prints)
                  Group portraits, Alexis Ferm with Pioneer Youth Camp,
		    ca. 1930 (4 prints)
                  Group portrait, Public School, Union, N.J., 1915 (1 print)
                  View of Alexander Berkman speaking in New York, ca. 1914
		    (1 print)



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18           ALEXIS FERM PAPERS AND COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE [See Also:
(phase box)    Boxes 9-10]
                  Scrapbook, 1929-1933



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19	     ITEMS MADE AT THE MODERN SCHOOL [See Also: Box 11] 
(newsp. box)      Froebel toy, known as a "gift" (in small box)
                  Rug (51" x 19.25" when unfolded)
                  Table runner (59.5" x 15.75" when unfolded)
                  Weaving depicting a woman bathing (mounted; 15.5" x 15.5")
                  Mahagony block--Girl's face on front, signed "Eleanor" 
		    on back (in small box)



Restricted--Fragile Original Documents Represented Above by Preservation Photocopies
BOX  FOLDER  CONTENTS

 A           MINUTES AND DOCUMENTS OF THE FERRER MODERN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
       1          Trustees' and Association Minutes, 1958-1961

             MINUTES AND REPORTS OF THE MODERN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH
	       AMERICA
       2          Annual convention: minutes, 1931 and 1946-1948
       3          Annual convention: reports of the principal, 1922-1938
       4          Annual convention: reports of the principal, 1939-1947
       5          Reports of teacher Anna Schwartz, 1936-1940 and 1943-1950
       6          Reports of teachers other than Anna Schwartz, 1922-1948

             REPORTS OF THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
       7          Principal's reports, 1922-1925
       8          Principal's reports, 1933-1939
       9          Secretary's reports/financial reports, 1920-1948

             CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORTS OF THE PRINCIPAL
       10         Report to Parent-Teacher Meeting, January 19, 1939
       11         Report to the Conference of June 1-2, 1935
       12         Letter, 1920

             DOCUMENTATION OF MISCELLANEOUS MEETINGS
       13         Minutes of a meeting concerning Elizabeth Byrne Ferm's
		    book, 1946

             ALEXIS FERM PAPERS AND COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE
       14         Writings: "Education and Schooling" and "Educational
		    Methods"

             ELIZABETH BYRNE FERM PAPERS
     15-17        Typescript chapters from Freedom in Education



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 B           ELIZABETH BYRNE FERM PAPERS [continued]
      1-2         Typescripts of published articles
       3          Lectures, 1895-1900s
       4          Poems, 1906
      5-6         Miscellaneous writings, notes, etc.



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Modern School Collection
Manuscript Collection 1055,
Special Collections and University Archives,
Rutgers University Libraries