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Letter books

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 outgoing correspondence from the commissioner and secretary sent to superintendents of custodial institutions, public school principals and superintendents, private charitable agencies, federal, state and local health officials, university faculty, newspaper editors, physicians, and private individuals. Most letters relate to the Commission's work in arranging meetings, sponsoring public hearings, visiting custodial institutions and schools, gathering reports and other publications, and requesting information from experts to assist its investigation into care and training of mentally deficient persons.
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Quantity:
0.3 cu. ft. (3 volumes) (2 microfilm reels)
Inclusive Dates:
1914-1915
Series Number:
A4229

Arrangement

Chronological by date.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of carbon copies of outgoing correspondence of the Commission's commissioner and secretary.

The correspondence was sent to superintendents of custodial institutions in New York and other states, public school principals and superintendents, private charitable agencies, federal, state and local health officials, university faculty, newspaper editors, physicians, and private individuals. Most of the correspondence relates to the Commission's work in arranging meetings, sponsoring public hearings, visiting custodial institutions and schools, gathering reports and other publications, and requesting information from experts to assist its investigation into care and training of mentally deficient persons.

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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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