New York State Secretary of State Old Index to Field Books and Maps

Held by the New York State Archives

Overview of the Records


New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

0.25 cubic feet (1 volume) Copy: 1 microfilm roll; 35 mm.
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Geographical by name of patent or tract.

Scope and Content Note

Series A4694 has been superseded for all practical purposes by Mix, David E.E. "Catalogue of Maps and Surveys in the Office of the Secretary of State, State Engineer and Surveyor, and Comptroller and the State Library" (Albany: 1859).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Microfilm is not available for duplication or inter-library loan.

Alternate Formats Available

Microfilm is available at the New York State Archives. Microfilmed in 1973 at the Department of State by the Genealogical Society of Utah, microfilm reel 946428. Cataloged by the GSU as part of a collection called "Field Books, New York, 1701-1848."

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A0452 Secretary of State Field Books is indexed by this series.

Other finding aids

An additional index to field books and maps in deed books is published in Jewett, Freeborn G., comp., "Catalogue of Records of the Office of Secretary of State..." (Albany, 1898), pp. 32-123.

Custodial History

Microfilm copy was accessioned as a result of work by Archives staff in October 1999 to integrate or accession estrayed or unidentified records. The paper volume that comprises this series was originally accessioned as part of Series A0452, Dept. of State Field Books. It was united with the microfilm copy as part of Series A4694 in 2013.

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