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New York State Department of Transportation Base Mapping Unit Project History Files - Special Projects

Held by the New York State Archives


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Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series documents the production of a variety of maps created by the Base Mapping Unit. The files contain background information relative to special one-time mapping projects explaining why the maps were created, their revisions, and information they contain. Specific examples of these special projects include the production of an Airport Map, the Long Island Bridge Study, a Bike Map and Bus Map, the State Office Campus Map, the Canal Map, the Empire State Plaza Map, and an Oil and Gas Map.
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3.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1967-1987, 1997-2002
Series Number:
20984

Arrangement

20984-06: Alphabetical.

Scope and Content Note

This series documents a variety of miscellaneous maps created by the Base Mapping Unit. The files contain background information relative to special one-time mapping projects explaining why the maps were created, their revisions, and information they contain. Specific examples of these special projects include the production of an Airport Map, the Long Island Bridge Study, a Bike Map and Bus Map, the State Office Campus Map, the Canal Map, the Empire State Plaza Map, and an Oil and Gas Map. The files also include information on sources of information used, reasons for corrections and revisions, technical information on map production, and related correspondence. In some instances folded copies of the maps are included among the files.

20984-11: Mapping projects included in this accretion are an aeronautical chart of the state, Department of Transportation rest area map and regional office map, Conrail merger map, county map of the state, and a Northway Motorist Assistance map.

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Related Materials

Series 20983 Project history files - continuous, 1994-1996, contains background information relative to Dept. of Transportation cartography projects

Series B1903 Miscellaneous maps, 1921-1997, contains ca. 500 maps containing a variety of subject matter related to transportation functions including some similar to these special projects

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Dates Contents Box

Accretion: 20984-11
2000 Aeronautical chart of New York State (includes 1 paper map) 1
1997 Department of Transportation (DOT) rest area map and DOT region office map (includes 8 paper maps) 1
1997 Conrail merger map (includes 2 paper maps) 1
2002 County map of New York State (includes 1 paper map) 1
1997 Northway Motorist Assistance Map (includes 2 paper maps) 1