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New York State Governor W. Averell Harriman Central Subject and Correspondence 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 central subject and correspondence files of Governor W. Averell Harriman pertain to appointments of judges and members of government commissions; civil service; housing; rapid transit; Thruway Authority; commerce; conservation; flood control; education; fiscal revenues; harness racing, labor; legislation; personnel administration; public safety; public utilities; and welfare.
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Quantity:
1.6 cubic feet (141 microfilm rolls)
Inclusive Dates:
1955-1958
Series Number:
13682_96

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject.

Scope and Content Note

The central subject and correspondence files of Governor W. Averell Harriman pertain to appointments of judges and members of government commissions; civil service; housing; rapid transit; Thruway Authority; commerce; conservation; flood control; education; fiscal revenues; harness racing, labor; legislation; personnel administration; public safety; public utilities; and welfare.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Accretion 13682-07 Central subject and correspondence files (Harriman), contains additional gubernatorial correspondence of the Harriman administration.

Other finding aids

This accretion is indexed by Series B1853, Index to central subject and correspondence files of Govenor Averell Harriman, 1956-1958.

Reel list.

Custodial History

These records were transferred to the State Archives by the Executive Chamber Records Officer in February, 1995. The transfer is documented by State Records Center transfer list number 78-01.

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