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Distribution lists of state publications

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 registers, daybooks, and lists of officials, individuals, agencies, libraries, and other organizations receiving or purchasing copies of published state government documents, including session laws and research materials on the natural and colonial history of New York State. The lists provide information important to the understanding of the size and dissemination of state government printing jobs.
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Quantity:
4 cu. ft.(10 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1813-1893
Series Number:
A0321

Arrangement

Arranged in 7 subseries: Subseries 1, Register of Delivery of Revised Laws of 1813, 1813-1814, 1 vol.; Subseries 2, Register of Receipt and Delivery of Session Laws and Other State Documents, 1839-1863, 1 vol.; Subseries 3, Registers of Distribution and Publication of Session Laws by Newspapers, 1893, 2 vols.; Subseries 4, Day Book of Delivery of State Publications to Libraries, Officials, and Individuals, 1856, 1 vol.; Subseries 5, Blank Forms for Delivery of State Documents, ca. 1874-1877, 1 vol.; Subseries 6, Name Index to Purchasers and Recipients of "Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York," [n.d.], 2 vols.; and Subseries 7, Name Index to Purchasers and Recipients of "Natural History of the State of New -York," [n.d.], 2 vols.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of registers, daybooks, and lists of officials, individuals, agencies, libraries, and other organizations receiving or purchasing copies of published state government documents, including session laws and research materials on the natural and colonial history of New York State. No copies of the actual publications are included. The lists provide information important to the understanding of the size and dissemination of state government printing jobs.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B1446, Register of Delivery of Laws, Patents, Deeds, and Other Documents

and series B1447, Memoranda Books...., also contain lists of state documents received or delivered, the earliest of which date from ca. 1789.

Other finding aids

Volume list.

Custodial History

In June 1996 former volume 10 of this series was removed by State Archives staff to form series B1446. At the same time former volumes 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 15 were removed to form series B1447.

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