Research


New York State Motion Picture Division Personnel 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 records for the most part document salary, travel expenses, and other work-related expenses incurred by Division personnel as they traveled throughout the state reviewing films and meeting with theater owners and operators. The files of former Division directors occasionally contain correspondence and memoranda discussing actions taken by the Division against films deemed offensive.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1930-1965
Bulk Dates:
(bulk 1950-1960)
Series Number:
A1431

Arrangement

Alphabetic by name, then reverse chronological order within folders.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of individual personnel files containing copies of notifications of salary, travel and other expense vouchers, memoranda on personnel matters, receipts, notices of appointment, newspaper clippings, invitations, resumes, and various financial forms.

The records for the most part document salary, travel expenses, and other work-related expenses incurred by MPD personnel as they traveled throughout the state reviewing films and meeting with theater owners and operators. The files of former Division directors and assistant directors sometimes contain copies of correspondence and memoranda discussing actions taken by the Division against films deemed offensive or about court decisions affecting rulings by the Division.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

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Detailed Description

Contents Box

Accretion: A1431-77
Personnel Files B-O ("A" Never Received) 1
Personnel Files P-Z 2