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Syracuse State School Minutes of Monthly Meetings of Board of Visitors

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:
The series consists of typescript copies of monthly meeting minutes of the Board of Visitors of the Syracuse State School, submitted by the secretary of the board. Contents typically reflect presentations to the board by various school departments and special committees, often about such topics as progress on remodeling or building projects, the status of newly acquired residences, and status of various school programs.
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Quantity:
1 cubic foot (4 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1928-1978
Series Number:
B1673

Arrangement

Chronological by meeting date.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of typescript copies of monthly meeting minutes of the Board of Visitors of the Syracuse State School, submitted by the secretary of the board. Records document meetings that occurred during the period January 1928 - June 1972. Contents typically reflect presentations to the board by various school departments and special committees, often about such topics as progress on remodeling or building projects, the status of newly acquired residences, and reports on various school programs.

There are no copies of director's reports, annual reports, or related chronologies that may have been submitted to the board separately. Penciled additions or corrections appear on minutes in the first volume. There are about one dozen letters (of congratulation, condolence, etc.) and resolutions of the board (some signed by members) scattered in the first two volumes.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Names of students or clients found in this series are restricted pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law sect. 33.13. Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series B1654 Meeting Minutes and Reports of Board of Visitors and Director, includes reports with dates that overlap the minutes in this series.

Other finding aids

B1673-99: Volume list is available at the repository

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