Wiltwyck School for Boys records, 1942-1981 [Bulk dates 1964-1982].


Wiltwyck School for Boys records, 1942-1981 [Bulk dates 1964-1982].

The bulk of the collection is comprised of administrative records of the day-to-day functioning of the Wiltwyck School for Boys. These records include correspondence, meeting minutes, committee files, program descriptions and proposals, fundraising and public relations initiatives, publications by Wiltwyck staff, and oversize architectural drawings of the Wiltwyck campus. The collection contains a number of closed files dealing with individual patient care.

20.58 linear feet (49 document boxes and one oversize archival box)

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