The records include annual reports, 1885-1913, written by Julia Monroe, Mary Monroe (1854-1917), and Kate Fowler (1860-1933), successive directors of the school; teachers’ class reports, c. 1887; financial records, 1885-1916; letters from industrial schools in Washington, D.C., and Chicago, c. 1885; names of teachers and students; lesson plans for teachers; religious lessons, n.d.; notes on advice to the girls and their mothers, c. 1885-1892; samples of work done; and a book of prayers, 1885-1888 composed by teachers for use in the school.
The collection is not divided into series.
Annual Reports, 1885/86 – 1912/13
Book of Prayers, 1885-1888
Class Reports, c. 1887
Financial Records, 1885-1916 (4f)
Bank Books, 1894-1916 (3 books)
Collection Books, 1900-1913 (2 books)
Treasurer’s Record, 1885-1914
"Founding and Purpose of the Industrial School" (includes
disbursement of funds at its closing), 1934
Information for Teachers, 1885
Industrial Schools in Chicago and Washington, c. 1885
List of Books, 1894-1895
Lists of Suggestions, 1894-1895
Memoranda for Consultation with Teachers (includes tickets for Tea Meetings
Notices Inviting Visitors and Requesting Names, c.1894-1895
Notes for Talks with Girls or Mothers, c. 1885-1892
Order of Opening Exercises and Lessons, n.d.
Prize Button Holes, n.d.
Records for Class, 1894-1901 (4 books)
Reports, 1885-1909 (2 Vol.)
Vol. I: 1885-1904
(No Record of Vol. II)
Vol. III: 1885 – 1909 (condensed report)
Stocking Foot Pattern, n.d.
"Trash Disposal" Poem, n.d.