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New York State Public Service Commission Card Index to Case Files

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 a card index to Public Service Commission unified case files and Second District case files. Cards are typewritten originals or photostat copies. Cards contain name of company, agency, or individual involved in the case; case number; related case numbers; title or summary of case; name of complainant; date received; and date closed. The index does not contain any cards for cases concerning railroad companies.
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Quantity:
6 cubic feet (circa 28,000 index cards)
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1910-1988
Series Number:
B1776

Arrangement

Alphabetical by name of corporate entity involved in case.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a card index to Public Service Commission unified case files and Second District case files. Cards are typewritten originals or photostat copies. Cards contain name of company, agency, or individual involved in the case; case number; related case numbers; title or summary of case; name of complainant; date received; and date closed. Each card also contains a number the reference of which is unknown.The cards are color-coded but the significance of the colors is unknown at this time.

This card index does not contain any cards for cases concerning railroad companies. Such cards may have been removed when regulation of railroad companies was transferred from the Public Service Commission to the newly-formed Department of Transportation in 1967. However, record series 19596 and 19597 do contain the case documents for railroad cases.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 19597 Commission (&quot

Unified&quotUnified&quot

) Case Files,and

Series 19596, Second District Case Files and Minutes, are indexed by this series.

Other finding aids

There are subsidiary alphabetical card indexes to cases concerning private water companies (sub-box 28) and municipal water companies (sub-boxes 29-30). There is also a subsidiary card index to older cases concerning gas and electric companies (sub-box 34).

Custodial History

This index was used and maintained by the Public Service Commission's New York City office until approximately 1988 when it was replaced by an online database.

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Detailed Description

Contents Box Card File Box

Accretion: B1776-01
A-As 1 1
At-Bin 1 2
Bir-Buffalo 1 3
Burdett-Central N.Y. Power 1 4
Cham-Conner 1 5
Consolidated Edison Co.-D 1 6
Dale-Eastern N.Y. Power Corp. 2 7
Eastern, P-Fisher 2 8
Fishers-Gowanda 2 9
Gr-Him 2 10
Hir-Jacobs 2 11
Jam-Lang 2 12
Lap-Long Island Ltg. Co. 3 13
Long Island Ltg. Co. Case #4342-Mayville 3 14
MCI Tele-National 3 15
National Fuels Gas Dist. Co.-Niagara Mohawk Case #27194 3 16
Niagara Mohawk Case #27226-N.Y. Queens Elec. Ltg. & Power 3 17
N.Y. & Richmond Gas-N.Y. State Elec. & Gas 3 18
N.Y. State Dept.-N.Y. Tele Co. Case #26138 4 19
N.Y. Tele Co. Case #26149-Orangetown 4 20
Orchard-Pay (Office-vs.-Gas Corps.) 4 21
Office-vs.-Gas Co. w/ Gas Div. Log. No.-Water 4 22
Electric 4 23
Pe-Pul 4 24
Pur-Rochester Gas & Electric Corp. 5 25
Rochester Herald-Saratoga & Saratoga Spring 5 26
Sat-Southern Tier Gas Corp. 5 27
Water A-Z 5 28
Municipal Water 30.-61.2 5 29
Municipal Water 62.-110. 5 30
Subm-Syracuse, M, W-Wayne Tele 6 31
We-Zo 6 32
Spare-Stu 6 33
Gas & Electric-Trask 6 34
Tri-Vr 6 35