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New York State Study Commission for New York City Hearing, Background Research and Report Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The purpose of the State Study Commission for New York City was to investigate governing practices and structures within the city and to recommend changes to improve efficiency and economy. Records include hearing transcripts and tapes, staff reports and memoranda, and meeting minutes on a variety of issues, with particular emphasis on those connected with the Housing Development Administration and the Health and Hospitals Corporation.
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Quantity:
35 cubic feet (including 104 audio tapes)
Inclusive Dates:
1971-1973
Series Number:
10400

Arrangement

Arranged by record type, then roughly chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The series represents the hearing, background research and report files of the State Study Commission for New York City. The purpose of the temporary commission was to investigate governing practices and structures within the City of New York and to recommend changes to improve efficiency and economy.

Records include hearing transcripts and tapes, staff reports and memoranda, and meeting minutes on a variety of issues and topics, with particular emphasis on those connected with the Housing Development Administration and the Health and Hospitals Corporation.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: 10400-98
Copies of Testimony Before Public Hearings of Commission 1
Additional Testimony Before Public Hearings of Commission; Testimony Mainly Related to Work of the Task Force on Jurisdiction and Structure 2
Audio Tapes of Public Hearings; Microfilm of Public Hearing Transcripts 3
File Copies of Commission Reports and Distribution Lists 4
Transcripts of Private Hearings Held with Officials of the Housing and Development Administration in Connection with the Work of the Commission Study Group on HDA 5
Additional Transcripts of Housing and Development Administration Hearings 6
Transcripts of Private Hearings Held with Officials of the Health and Hospitals Corporation in Connection with the Work of the Task Force on Health and Hospitals 7
Audio Tapes of Private Hearings Conducted by the Task Forces on Health and Hospitals and Social Services (Welfare) 8
Audio Tapes of Hearings with Housing and Development Administration Officials 9
Health and Hospitals Corporation: Documents Relating to Budget, Personnel, Comprehensive Health Planning Agency, NYS Health Planning Commission 10
Verbatim Transcripts of Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) Board of Directors Meetings; HHC Documents, Press Releases, Letters Related to Community Relations 11
Commission Staff Memos, Copies of Subpoenas, Other Materials and Documents Used in Preparation of Task Force Report on HHC 12
Copies of Hospital Affiliation Contracts and Amendments 13
Correspondence of Health and Hospitals Task Force 14
Staff Memos, Drafts, In-House Documents of Health and Hospitals Task Force 15
Copies of Correspondence, Subpoenas, Staff Memos and Materials Related to the Work of the Study Group on the Housing and Development Administration 16
Copies of Consultant Studies Done by the Planning Research Corporation for the Health and Hospitals Corporation 17
Correspondence, Staff Memos Related to Study of Health and Hospitals Corporation 18
Correspondence, Staff Memos Related to Various Reports and Studies of the Commission 19
Correspondence, Staff Memos Related to Various Reports and Studies of the Commission 20
Materials Related to the Work of the Task Force on Social Services 21
General Correspondence and Staff Memos Related to Overall Work and Conduct of the Commission's Operations 22
Correspondence and Subpoenas Related to the Work of the Task Force on the Health and Hospitals Corporation 23
Minutes, Correspondence, and Memos Related to the General Work of the Commission 24
Additional Minutes, Correspondence, and Memos Related to the General Work of the Commission 25
Copies of Background Papers on Various Issues and Topics Done for this Commission 26
Memos, Background Papers, Staff Reports 27
Correspondence, Drafts, Memos, and Other Materials Related to the Work of the General Counsel to the Commission 28
Additional Materials Related to the Work of the General Counsel to the Commission 29
Various and Sundry Reports, Memos, Letters, Unbound Documents, Press Releases Relative to Health and Housing Studies 30
Material Related to the Various Studies Conducted by the General Counsel to the Commission: Letters, Memos, Reports, Reference and Research Materials 31
Additional Material Related to the Studies Done by the General Counsel to the Commission; Also Background Papers and Correspondence Related to the Work of the Commission as a Whole 32
Additional Material as Found in Boxes 31 and 32 33
Letters Related to the Publication of Commission Reports; Background Papers Prepared for the Commission 34
Background Material for Commission Research 35