Scope and Content of Collection
The Silver Burdett Company collection contains materials dating between 1890 and 1978 with the bulk of the materials falling between 1920 and 1930. The collection consists of company publications, such as price lists, catalogs, and various published, educational pamphlets, workbooks, and textbooks. Also included are the yearly graduation programs from the American Institute of Normal Methods dating from 1890 to 1951. Various programs from performances related to the American Institute of Normal Methods constitute much of the rest of the collection.