Guide to the Records of Troy Academy Company 1800-ca. 1927 MG 502

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Descriptive Summary
Historical Note
Scope and Content Note
Arrangement
Restrictions
Access Points
Related Material
Administrative Information

Container List

Financial and Legal Records


Guide to the Records of Troy Academy Company
1800-ca. 1927
MG 502
The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Stephen Yautz as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Danielle Kovacs. February 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Troy Academy Company (Hanover, N.J.)
Title: Troy Academy Company Records
Dates: 1800-ca. 1927
Abstract: Contains the records of the Troy Academy Company, dating from 1800 to circa 1927, including account statements, a charter, incoming letters, minutes, notes, and financial records.
Quantity: 0.06 linear feet (61 items in 9 folders)
Collection Number: MG 502

Historical Note

The Troy Academy Company was formed circa 1800 in order to build a school. In 1809, the Troy Academy was erected and opened to its first students. The Troy Hills School occupies the site where the academy stood.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the records of the Troy Academy Company, dating from 1800 to circa 1927. The records include account statements, a charter, incoming letters, minutes, notes, and financial records.

The financial records include account statements, receipts, subscription lists, real estate records, as well as other financial records. These documents mainly cover tuition payments for the students attending the academy, and cover the years 1800 to 1869.

The school records contain a charter for the library from circa 1808 and minutes of meetings held by the company’s board, which date from 1802 to 1811. The company’s incoming letters are also included in the collection, and cover the years 1805 to 1816.

The collection also includes notes compiled circa 1927, in which a brief description of the content of the Troy Academy Company records in this collection is provided.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type of document and chronologically therein.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Organizations:
Troy Academy (Hanover, N.J.)
Troy Academy Company (Hanover, N.J.)
Subject Topics:
Education–United States–History–Sources.
Schools–Records and correspondence–New Jersey.
Subject Places:
New Jersey–History–1775-1865.
Parsippany-Troy Hills (N.J. : Township)
Troy Hills (N.J.)
Document Types:
Accounts.
Cadastral maps.
Charters.
Deeds.
Financial records.
Letters (correspondence)
Minutes.
Notes.
Real estate records.
School records.
Subscription lists.

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Related Material

For related collections containing the records of other New Jersey day schools, or academies, during the same era, see:

Manuscript Group 75, Bloomfield Academy Record Book

Manuscript Group 930, New Providence Academy Company Records

Manuscript Group 1303, Newark Academy Minutes

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The source of this collection is unknown.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 502, Troy Academy Company Records, The New Jersey Historical Society.

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Container List

Financial and Legal Records

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Account Statements (18) 1800-1805
1 2 Charter (2) [ca. 1808]
1 3 Incoming Letters (2) 1805-1816
1 4 Minutes (15) 1802-1811
1 5 Notes [ca. 1927]
1 6 Other Financial Records (3) 1805-1869
1 7 Real Estate Records (2) 1805-1806
1 8 Receipts (14) 1807-1845
1 9 Subscription Lists (4) 1804-1807

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