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Essex County Adult Education

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG EC Adult Ed.- (Main)
The collection contains membership cards (with many for Newark members); flyers for meetings on adult education held in Newark; incoming and copies of some outgoing correspondence; minutes; a constitution and by-laws; and other records. Also included are materials from a conference on adult education (1947); a copy of the Adult Education Bill (Assembly Bill No. 112, 1948); a list of adult courses offered in Essex County (1947-1948); a list of officers of the North Newark Adult School and the Essex County Adult Education Council, (1949-1950); a list of Essex County librarians; and a copy of a paper entitled, "The Non-Theatrical Film in Popular Education" (1948). Brochures in the collection include ones for the West Side Adult School (1947), the North Newark Adult School (1946 and 1948), and the Weequahic Adult School (1946).


  • 1947 - 1949


Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)


The collection consists of administrative records, minutes, and correspondence of the Essex County Adult Education Council, which had offices in the Newark Public Library. The Council's Secretary was Ed A. Wright.
No finding aid, text from catalog and (Newark Archives Project).

Repository Details

Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

3rd Floor
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St.
Newark NJ 07102 United States