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New York State Education Department Planning and Promotional Records for the Opening of the New York State Museum

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 planning and promotional documents for the grand opening celebration of the New York State Museum (July 1-4, 1976) at its new location at the Cultural Education Center in the Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York. Included are Museum Opening Committee agendas and meeting minutes, press releases, transcripts of speeches, invitations and programs, posters, pamphlets, and other promotional materials, plans for various events, exhibit planning notes, and black and white photographic prints.
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2.7 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1975-1976
Series Number:
A4611

Arrangement

A4611-98: Arranged by record type, then roughly chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The series contains planning and promotional documents for the grand opening celebration of the New York State Museum at its new location at the Cultural Education Center in the Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York. The celebration took place on July 1-4, 1976, and included several events.

Records include Museum Opening Committee agendas and meeting minutes; press releases; transcripts of speeches; invitations and programs; posters, pamphlets and other promotional materials; plans for various events; exhibit planning notes; and black and white photographic prints.

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

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Other finding aids

A4611-98: Folder list is available at the repository.

Acquistion Information

A4611-12: These records were transferred in September 2011 to the State Archives by Sally Davis, who co-organized the celebration for the opening of the State Museum. The records were accessioned in March 2012 following their appraisal.

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