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Sample forms

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 sample forms used to gather and distribute information on the state's labor force. The forms include receipts, notices of overdue reports, and requests for information. The series also includes a brief report comparing numbers of new buildings and alterations to buildings in Buffalo and New York City and the bureau's seventh annual report.
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0.1 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1883-1895
Series Number:
B1717

Administrative History

The Bureau of Labor Statistics was created in 1883 (Chapter 356) to gather information and prepare an annual statistical report on the state's labor force. In 1886 (Chapter 205), the commissioner was further empowered to issue subpoenas, examine witnesses under oath, and inspect businesses.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains sample forms used to gather and distribute information on the state's labor force. The forms include receipts, notices of overdue reports, and requests for information. The series also includes a brief report comparing numbers of new buildings and alterations to buildings in Buffalo and New York City for the years 1893-1895 and the bureau's 7th annual report.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

This series was probably transferred from the New York State Library in 1978 but was not accessioned until 2000.

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