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2nd edition. iv + 84 pp.
An historical description of education and the present whereabouts of its records in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Schools of every description, universities, reformatories, military and adult academies were provided by the State, by charities, by endowments, by religious bodies of all denominations, by professional institutions and by individuals. Of great help to family, social and educational historians are the surviving records of student admissions and attendances, teachers’ log books, reports, honours and awards, punishments, accounts and managers’ and governors’ meetings. This indexed book identifies where these records may be found; numerous addresses to contact are given throughout the text.