Detailed Description

Title: Informe del rector del Colegio de Boyacá a su señoría el Ministro de Instrucción Pública
Creator: Tamayo, Cesareo J.
Publication Info: Tunja : Imprenta del Departamento, 1891.
Physical Details: 17p. ; 24 x 16 3/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Fair. Some fading on dust-covers and a slight tear, but legible.

Summary: Cesareo Tamayo, Director of the Colegio of Boyacá, here reports to the Minister of Education. The document includes information concerning student enrollment, school conditions, and finances. It also provides the academic subjects, names of the teachers, and the fees paid by students.
Historical Notes: In 1870 the central government initiated reforms to create a public education system throughout Colombia. The three central features of this reform were: to establish free and obligatory elementary, middle, and high schools; to institute secular education; and to create an education system which would promote the liberal ideas of the government. Jaramillo Uribe, Jaime 1982 El Proceso de la Educación. In Manual de Historia de Colombia. J.G. Cobo Borda and S. Mutis Durán, eds. Pp. 249-336. Bogotá: Procultura.
Donor Notes: Detailed report for 1891 on the Colegio de Boyacá, the major secondary institution in the departamento of the same name. - J.L.H.

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00287
Record Number: 335