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New York State Motion Picture Division Eliminations Bulletins from Other States and Countries

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 contains printed or carbon copies of elimination bulletins issued by other states, the Canadian provinces, and foreign countries. Bulletins contain the following information: a list of pictures approved, the distributor of the film, number of reels, and a brief description of action or dialogue to be deleted. Most of these bulletins were issued monthly and were not distributed to the general public.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot. Copies: 2 microfilm reels; 35mm.
Inclusive Dates:
1951-1965
Series Number:
A1430

Arrangement

By geographic location, then alphabetic by name of state or country, then reverse chronological order.

Scope and Content Note

These are printed or carbon copies of elimination bulletins by other states, the Canadian provinces, and foreign countries that had film censorship boards. The contents of the bulletins differ slightly from state to state and country to country, but all contain the following information: a list of pictures approved, the distributor of the film, number of reels, and a brief description of action or dialogue to be deleted. Some bulletins list the running time of a film, the length of film reels, and the seal number issued. Most of these bulletins were issued monthly and were not distributed to the general public.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

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Detailed Description

Contents Box Roll

Accretion: A1430-77
Alberta, Province of 1 1
British Board of Film Censors 1 1
Australia 1 1
Kansas - From January 1951 1 1
Maryland - From January 1951 1 1
Ohio - January 1951 1 2
Ontario - From January 1951 1 2
Pennsylvania - From January 1951 1 2
Quebec 1 2
Saskatchewan - From June 1961 1 2