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New York State War Council Office of Civilian Protection Civil Defense Issues Correspondence with Other States

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 material exchanged between the Office of Civilian Protection and other states' civil defense organizations in order to share information on operations, regulations, and issues such as blackouts and airplane spotting. A collection of civil defense newspapers from various states constitutes a large part of the series. Also found are civil defense annual or special reports, newspaper clippings about civil defense activities, and correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets and maps.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot
Inclusive Dates:
1941-1945
Series Number:
A4383

Arrangement

Alphabetical by state or subject heading.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, pamphlets, maps, and newspapers exchanged between the Office of Civilian Protection and other states' civil defense organizations in order to share information on operations, regulations, and issues such as blackouts and airplane spotting. A collection of civil defense newspapers from various states constitutes a large part of the series, as do correspondence and other materials exchanged with Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Civil defense annual or special reports are frequently found, as well as newspaper clippings about civil defense activities and correspondence posing or responding to questions concerning civil defense activities. Other states represented in this series include Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Also found in this series is a mailing list of New York defense councils.

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Access Restrictions

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

Processing Information

This series was originally accessioned as box 357 of old collection #77, accession -71.

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