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New York State War Council State War Plans Coordinator's Correspondence and Information File

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, telegrams, reports, and various charts exchanged between the Lieutenant Governor, as State War Plan Coordinator; , local and federal War Council agencies; and private organizations and individuals involved in the war effort. Topics and agencies documented include: civil defense; civilian mobilization; fuel; health; health preparedness; housing; nutrition; physical fitness; rationing; war transportation; war information; and war training.
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Quantity:
0.75 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1942
Series Number:
A4360

Scope and Content Note

Initially, the Lieutenant Governor served as the State War Plans Coordinator of the War Council, overseeing much of the implementation and coordination of the early projects and activities. This series contains correspondence, telegrams, reports, and various charts exchanged between Lieutenant Governor Charles Poletti, local and federal War Council agencies, and private organizations and individuals involved in the war effort. Topics and agencies documented include: civil defense; civilian mobilization; fuel; health; health preparedness; housing; nutrition; physical fitness; rationing; war transportation; war information; and war training. In 1943 the Speaker of the Assembly, Oswald D. Heck, became State War Plans Coordinator, but none of his records are found in this series.

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

Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as box 22 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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