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Joan S. Tillotson Papers

Identifier: MSS 0073

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, reports, programs, and photographs relating to Project Movement Education for which Tillotson was the Director, 1966-1969. This project was a Title III grant through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. It was implemented in 1966 in a three county area around Plattsburgh, New York. The project's purpose was to develop a curriculum of movement education. A few earlier papers not related to the Project are also in the collection.


  • 1950 - 1969


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.


4.21 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

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Joan S. Tillotson was director of Project Movement Education around Plattsburgh, New York, from 1966-1969.

The collection contains correspondence, reports, programs, and photographs relating to Project Movement Education for which Tillotson was the Director, 1966-1969.

Arrangement Note

With the exception of some of the photographs, the papers are in the order in which they were recieved. Items that were sent in ring binders were transferred into folders and labeled as they were in the binders.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Joan S. Tillotson in 1984 and 1992.

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Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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