Research

Adirondack Park Agency Chairman's 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 series consists of the files of the executive director of the Adirondack Park Agency, who is responsible for the agency's overall administration, including oversight of the Adirondack Park Private Land Use and Development Plan, the State Land Master Plan, and various mandates to protect the Park and enhance economic development for its residents. Since 1988 the executive director has also been fulfilling duties of the APA counsel's office.
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Quantity:
8.2 cubic feet (includes 6 rolls 16mm microfilm )
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1984-1993, 2007
Series Number:
18855

Arrangement

Roughly alphabetical by subject.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of the files of the executive director of the Adirondack Park Agency, who is responsible for the agency's overall administration, including oversight of the Adirondack Park Private Land Use and Development Plan, the State Land Master Plan, and various mandates to protect the Park and enhance economic development for its residents. Since 1988 the executive director has also been fulfilling duties of the APA counsel's office.

18855-94: The records of Herman F. Cole, Jr., chairman of the Adirondack Park Agency, include subject and correspondence files on a variety of environmental issues, long-range planning documents, a few administrative records (travel and requisitions), and copies of speeches and papers delivered by the director.

Significant topics covered in the files include ozone depletion, acid rain, landfills, milfoil, outback development, land use and assessment studies, and fresh water land mapping. Also included are: letters and monthly reports to the governor, as well as information relating to the energy and environment subcabinet, the governor's Forest Industry Task Force, and the Adirondack Park Commission; files for Visitor Interpretive Centers at Paul Smiths, Beaver Lake, Newcomb, and other satellite facilities; and information on 1992 Adirondack Park centennial.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

18855-98: Microfilm is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

18855-12: This microfilm is the master camera negative copy. No use copies are presently available.

Microfilm: 6 reels; 16 mm.

Related Information

Other finding aids

18855-94: Container list is available at the repository.

18855-98, 18855-12: Roll lists are available at the repository.

Other Descriptive Data

18855-12: This microfilm also contains records from accretion 18851-12.

Acquistion Information

18855-12: This microfilm was transferred to the State Archives under records disposition number 21703.

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