Research

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Scope and Content Note

This series consists of the annual financial reports of public libraries generated pursuant to Article 3 of the General Municipal Law requiring filing of annual financial reports subject to examination by the Office of the State Comptroller.

Each report contains a statement of the financial transactions of the public libraries and lists the assets; liabilities, reserves and capital; receipts; and disbursements of the agency. Some of the reports contain letters of transmittal, printed brochures, and other memorandums. There may also be small amounts of accompanying correspondence of the Bureau of Municipal Research and Statistics.