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Monthly reports of activities at institutions

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 consists of monthly reports providing summary information on activities at state institutions supervised by the Department of Social Welfare. These reports or meeting minutes generally provide information about programs; activities; living conditions; physical facilities; staff personnel changes; legislation affecting institutions; and summary population statistics. Also included are monthly reports of the Home Service Bureau of Boys Training Schools which was responsible for placement of parolees in foster homes and schools.
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Quantity:
0.4 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1927-1961
Series Number:
B0816

Arrangement

Reverse chronological order.

Scope and Content Note

These reports provide summary information on activities at state institutions supervised by the department.

Prior to 1935 this series contains minutes of meetings of the Committee on Administration of State Institutions of the State Board of Charities, and of the Committee on State Aid of the State Board of Social Welfare. The format of the post-1935 reports changes over the period from compiled reports to selected excerpts from the monthly reports of institution superintendents. These reports or minutes of meetings generally provide the following information about state institutions: programs, activities, and living conditions; physical facilities; staff personnel changes; legislation affecting institutions; and summary population statistics.

Also included are monthly reports of the Home Service Bureau of Boys Training Schools, 1960-1961. This bureau was responsible for placement of parolees in foster homes and schools. These reports provide summary statistical and narrative information on the services of this bureau.

These minutes and reports were bound at irregular intervals in prong fastener binders.

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