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New York State War Council War Information Service Official Bulletin Coordination 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:
This series contains correspondence and mailing lists related to the publication of the War Council's Official Bulletin, published to keep informed all War Council agencies, local war councils, and other agencies involved in war work. Records from the War Information Service director and the Official Bulletin's editor contain the minutia of running a monthly publication. The majority of the files contain mailing lists and subscribers' correspondence, which provide information on the changing personnel of local war councils.
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Quantity:
2.25 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1944
Series Number:
A4316

Arrangement

Arranged by topic.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence and mailing lists related to the publication of the War Council's Official Bulletin which was published to keep informed all War Council agencies, local war councils, and other agencies involved in war work. Records from the War Information Service director and the Official Bulletin's editor contain the minutia of running a monthly publication including mailing lists, and correspondence with publishers, subscribers, and local war council officers. The majority of the files in this series contain mailing lists and subscribers' correspondence, which provide information on the changing personnel of local war councils.

Also found in this series: letters from business people volunteering for war work; the Official Bulletin's editor's files containing information about his work on War Information Service radio scripts and amusing letters to other War Council colleagues; photographs and posters from various agencies; and requests for reprints of official orders issued by the War Council.

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

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Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as box 109 and half of 107 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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