Speech files

Held by the New York State Archives

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

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Albany, NY 12230

This series consists of the speech files of the Industrial Commissioner. Included are draft and final speeches, broadcasts, background and statistical information; statements and reports. Topics include employment and labor conditions, industry, and safety. Also included are. Files of M. P. Catherwood and Dr. Isador Lubin are included.
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Scope and Content Note

B0324-85: This accretion consists of the speech files of M. P. Catherwood, Industrial Commissioner for much of the administration of Governor Nelson Rockefeller. It contains speeches of the commissioner before legislative committees, private organizations, union groups, business organizations, and other labor/management groups. Topics include employment and labor conditions, industry, and safety.

B0324-07: This accretion consists of the speeches of Dr. Isador Lubin, New York State Industrial Commissioner, during Governor Averell Harriman's administration. It includes typewritten copies of the speeches, broadcasts, and statements before hearings to the New York State Legislature and the United States Senate, many of them containing notes and corrections. There are also printed copies of the speeches, some of them being in the form of press releases; drafts of speeches; a few reports; memoranda containing background and statistical information for the speeches; and reference copies of printed reports.

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

Related Information

Other finding aids

B0324-85: Container list.

Custodial History

B0324-07: These records were transferred to Syracuse University in 1959 from Governor Harriman, and were later transferred to the New York State Archives in June 2006. The records were accessioned in October 2007.

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