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Log books of visitors

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 log books of visitors attending celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the American Revolution. Volumes are labeled for Federal Hall, Philadelphia, and for Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh-on-the Hudson, during the Sesquicentennial International Exhibition. The records give visitor's name, address, and state or country; dates appear at the top of the page.
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Quantity:
2 cu. ft.(2 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1926
Series Number:
A0031

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Administrative History

The New York State Commission of the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition was established by Chapter 642 of the Laws of 1926 to represent New York State at the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition celebrating 150 years of American independence. The exhibition was held at Philadelphia from June through December, 1926. The nine-member commission was allotted a $100,000 appropriation to erect appropriate buildings for participation by New York State in the celebration.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of log books of visitors attending celebrations of the 150th anniversary of the American Revolution. Volumes are labeled for Federal Hall, Philadelphia, and for Washington's Headquarters, Newburgh-on-the Hudson, during the Sesquicentennial International Exhibition. The records give visitor's name, address, and state or country; dates appear at the top of the page.

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Series 13912, General Files, contains other information on observance of the sesquicentennial.

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