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New York State Archivist State Historical Records Advisory Board 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:
This series documents the work of the state archivist/assistant commissioner as chair of the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB). It contains membership and project files, correspondence, grant applications, administrative records, annual and special reports, and board meeting files containing agenda, notes, and background material. Chairs have included Larry J. Hackman, Bruce Dearstyne, and V. Chapman-Smith, State Archivist, 1996-2002.
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Quantity:
19 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1977-1995
Series Number:
19042

Arrangement

Arranged by subject and therein chronologically.

Administrative History

The State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) coordinates historical records activities statewide and reviews grant applications to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). The board was created in 1979 by Executive Order No. 38. Members are appointed by the governor.

Scope and Content Note

This series documents the work of the state archivist/assistant commissioner as chair of the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB). It contains membership and project files, correspondence, grant applications, administration records, annual and special reports, and board meeting files containing agenda, notes, and background material. Chairs have included Larry Hackman, Bruce Dearstyne who was, for the years 1995-1996, Co-Interim State Archivist as well as Director of External Programs and V. Chapman-Smith, State Archivist, 1996-2002.

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Related Information

Related Materials

Series 19040 Subject, Correspondence, and Administrative Files, contains other records of the State Archivist.

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