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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

0.2 cu. ft.16 microfilm reels
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Arranged by local government (creating entity).

Scope and Content Note

The series includes meeting minutes of several school boards, and of a variety of municipal boards in the towns of Leon, Ripley, Ellicott, and Busti and the Village of Cuba, in Chautauqua County.

Microfilmed school records include board of education minutes for: Watts Flats School No. 16 (1890-1917); Watts Flat School No. 2 (1932-1936); Niobe School No. 8 (1924-1936, 1939-1940); Ashville School No. 3 (1919-1956); Panama School No. 6 (minute books 1-2, 1895-1939); Panama Central School, Board of Education (minute books 3-16, 1938-1998); Busti School District No. 2 (1901-1947); Union Free School District No. 3, Towns of Busti and Ellicott at Celoron (minute books 1-3, 1896-1935); Union Free School District No. 1, Town of Busti, called Lakewood High School (minute books 1-10, 1905-1947); and Southwestern Central School (minute books 1-9, 1949-1998).

Microfilm also includes town and village board meeting minutes for the Town of Ripley (minute books 1-14 , 1816-1998), the Village of Cuba (minute books 1-13, 1850-1999), and the Town of Leon (minute books 1-9, 1892-1998); minutes of the Village of Cuba board of water commissioners (minute books 1-2 , 1888-1933); and minutes of the boards of health in the Village of Cuba (1907-1931) and the Town of Ripley (1882-1898).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Microfilm 16 reels; 16 mm. Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund Grant Project Microfilm.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Reel list.

Custodial History

This microfilm was produced by a Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund grant awarded and administered by Government Records Services of the New York State Archives and Records Administration for the 1999 grant cycle.

Use copies of rolls containing restricted records are not maintained by the Archives, and are withdrawn from public use at time of accessioning. Security copies of such rolls that may be held at the State Records Center are subject to restrictions under law.

Location of Original MaterialOriginals held by local government.

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