The School of Information records, maintained by the administration, document the academic activities of students and administration at Pratt Institute School of Information from 1890 to 2015. This includes administrative correspondence, institutional reports, curricular resources, student statistics, and student works. Also included are faculty works, publications, and general course materials. The School of Information administration also maintained student files that contained records from their attendance in the program in addition to documentation of notable work accomplished in the field after graduating.
This sub-series includes statistical reports on faculty, students, curriculum, income and expenditures, and continuing professional education. Included and of note are a questionnaire concerning the statistical report from 2001 and a 1984 visiting team report on the school.
This subseries includes reports, reviews, presentations, and self-studies by and for the Association of American Library School, later renamed the American Library Association. These reports and reviews were typically compiled for the Committee on Accreditation, but some self-studies were written to show the school's improvement during periods of conditional accreditation.
This subseries contains the correspondence of the general administration (including directors) with other professional organizations or individuals. These include a letter to Miss Rathbone regarding summer library assistant positions, a letter from a secretary to the Class of 1895, and a note regarding costs to the school for printing versus mimeographing.
The documents in this subseries highlight the ways in which the administration managed and interacted with students. Documents in this subseries include records related to student unrest from 1969 and graduates not attending commencement in 1975.
This subseries consists of small sheets of notes about lectures and school programming from 1911-1912. Also included is a University of the State of New York Library Examination, which is an interesting look into the knowledge Library students were expected to have.
Files of Virginia Papandrea, Director of Academic Programs (August 2002-December 2005). During her tenure she oversaw admissions and advisement operations and coordinated the school's internship program. Records include correspondence, self-studies, publications, reports, enrollment changes, and CVs for new faculty.