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New York State War Council Salvage Division Correspondence with Cooperating Businesses, Agencies, and Individuals

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 reveals how the Salvage Division coordinated the activities of various businesses, agencies, publicity organizations, schools, waste processors and dealers, and individuals involved in salvage efforts across the State. Included are: letters detailing policies and procedures and describing salvage priorities; congratulatory letters; news releases from United States offices of Price Administration, Defense Transportation, and the regional War Production Board; instructional and promotional materials such as booklets, leaflets, newspaper clippings, advertisement mats, and corporate in-house publications; and travel vouchers.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1942-1945
Series Number:
A4354

Arrangement

Alphabetical by institution or individual's name.

Scope and Content Note

This series reveals how the Salvage Division coordinated the activities of various businesses, agencies, publicity organizations, schools, waste processors and dealers, and individuals that were involved in salvage efforts across the State.

The series includes: letters detailing policies and procedures and describing salvage priorities; congratulatory letters sent from the Salvage Division; requests to the division for printed publicity materials; news releases from the United States Office of Price Administration regarding price ceilings on waste products; news releases from the United States Office of Defense Transportation, and letters to that office regarding the Salvage Division's recommendations about individual applications for extra gas or vehicle allotments; releases from the regional office of the United States War Production Board regarding travel regulations; instructional and promotional materials such as booklets, leaflets, newspaper clippings, advertisement mats, and corporate in-house publications; and routine housekeeping records such as the travel vouchers of the executive secretary and his assistant.

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Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as half of box 222, boxes 223 and 224, and half of box 225 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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