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New York State Archives and Records Administration Local Government Records Services Policies and Procedures 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 administrative policies and procedures of the New York State Archives local government records program, and background material on the history of archival records programs in the state. Records include information on the Local Government Records Advisory Council of the early 1950s; proposals for the establishment of the state archives; a report on the office of the state historian, comments on the Wicks Commission Records Management Bill of 1948, and letters to local officials.
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3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1911-1995
Series Number:
19058

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Arranged by topic.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of statements of administrative policies and procedures of the local records program, and considerable background material on the history of archival records programs in the state.

Records include information on the Local Government Records Advisory Council of the early 1950s, proposals for the establishment of the state archives, a report on the Office of the State Historian, comments on the Wicks Commission Records Management Bill of 1948, circular letters to local officials, and other records (including speeches by local government records staff).

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