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Boston Normal School Records, 1872-1942 (Bulk, 1872-1924)


14 bound volumes


In 1872, the Boston Normal School separated from Girls High School and became an independent institution.  The Normal School was renamed the Teachers College of the City of Boston in 1924.

Scope and Content

There is very little material dating from the Boston Normal School days, and only slightly more after 1924. 

Other unpublished sources:

Ann Froines, "'Education for Service': Gender, Class & Professionalism at the Boston Normal School, 1870-1920," UMass Boston, 1994.  Not to be reproduced or distributed without permission of author.

History of the Boston Normal School , by Elizabeth D. Flynn, 1980