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Biweekly payroll

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 consists of payroll sheets for administrative, field, and support staff of the Historical Records Survey. Each payroll covers a two week period, and each page indicates whether the employees listed were "certified" (drawn from relief rolls) or "non-certified" (non-relief). The following information is given about each employee: name; address; title; sex; WPA identification number; employment classification (supervisory, professional, skilled, intermediate, unskilled); number of hours worked; wage rate; and amount paid.
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Quantity:
2 cu. ft.(8 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1936-1941
Series Number:
A4185

Arrangement

Reverse chronological order by biweekly payroll, then numeric by regional district number, then by county within each district.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of payroll sheets for administrative, field, and support staff of the Historical Records Survey. There are separate sheets for administrative staff and all other staff. These are generally interfiled except for the period July 1936-October 1938 when the administrative staff payrolls were filed separately (volume 8). There is some overlap and duplication between volumes.

Each payroll covers a two week period, and each page indicates whether the employees listed were "certified" (drawn from relief rolls) or "non-certified" (non-relief). The following information is given about each employee: name; address; title; sex; WPA identification number; employment classification (supervisory, professional, skilled, intermediate, unskilled); number of hours worked; wage rate; and amount paid.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

These records were deposited in the State Library by the Historical Records Survey in 1942. They were subsequently transferred to the State Archives as box 13, old collection #550D, accession number -372.

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