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New York State Superintendent of Public Works Assistant Superintendent's Office Letter Books

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series is comprised of 16 volumes of letter books that contain copies of correspondence created by the office of the Assistant Superintendent of Public Works, located in Rochester. The correspondence in these letter books is routine and administrative in nature, relating to construction, maintenance, and repair of the Erie Canal and Barge Canal. The time period of letter books coincides with the construction of the Barge Canal and much of the correspondence deals with this topic.
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Quantity:
2.3 cubic feet (16 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1899-1909
Series Number:
B0329

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Chronological

Scope and Content Note

This series is comprised of 16 volumes of letter books that contain copies of correspondence created by the office of the Assistant Superintendent of Public Works, located in Rochester. The correspondence in these letter books is routine and administrative in nature, relating to construction, maintenance, and repair of the Erie Canal and Barge Canal. The time period of letter books coincides with the construction of the Barge Canal and much of the correspondence deals with this topic.

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Series B0328 Letter Books, contains similar records that were created by the General Inspector's Office.

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Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: B0329-85
1899 January 20 - 1899 November 3 Letter Book 1 5
1901 February 11 - 1901 July Letter Book 1 5a
1901 September 19 - 1902 March 10 Letter Book 1 6
1902 March 10 - 1902 September 13 Letter Book 1 7
1902 March 10 - 1903 February 23 Letter Book 1 8
1902 August 5 - 1904 February 12 Letter Book 1 9
1905 July 26 - 1906 April 11 Letter Book 2 12
1906 April 11 - 1906 September 26 Letter Book 2 13
1906 September 22 - April 20 1907 Letter Book 2 14
1907 April 20 - 1907 September 28 Letter Book 2 15
1907 September 28 - 1908 January 27 Letter Book 2 16
1908 January 27 - 1908 May 27 Letter Book 2 17
1908 January 27 - 1908 October 10 Letter Book 2 18

Accretion: B0329
1908 October 22 - 1908 March 15 Letter Book 3 19
1909 March 17 - 1909 March 14 Letter Book 3 20