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Mount Washington Parent-Teacher Organization Records

Identifier: R0076-MPTO

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Scope and Contents

The Mount Washington Parent-Teacher Organization Records document the activities of the Parent Teacher Organization of the Mount Washington School between 1978 and 2002. The collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, program proposals, newsletters, fundraising documentation for programs such as a phon-a-thon, and financial records.


  • 1978-2002

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical Note

The Mount Washington Parent-Teacher Organization supports the students of the Mount Washington School through community activities and fundraising. The PTO uses funding to enhance student learning experiences and support teachers. The PTO supplements student learning and welfare, and acts as a resource for the students' parents, guardians, and school community.

The Mount Washington School is located in the northern Mount Washington neighborhood of Baltimore City. It began in 1877 as School. No. 8 in Baltimore County and was renamed School No. #221 when Mount Washington was annexed by Baltimore city. Througohut the twentieth century the school grew in size.

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1.42 Linear Feet (2 containers)

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Collection is organized in two series:

  • Financial Records
  • General Records

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Carrie Emerson in 2000. Additional materials were donated by Lisa Harvin via Jessica Elfenbein.

Finding aid for the Mount Washington Parent-Teacher Organization Records
Finding aid prepared by archives staff. Revised by Aiden Faust (2011). Revised by Laura Bell (2022).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA