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Scrapbook relating to canal matters

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 documents relating to the construction and repair of the state's canal system. Included are proceedings of the Board of Canal Commissioners; correspondence between several offices and agencies responsible for canal administration; and a small amount of financial information regarding awards of the Board of Canal Appraisers, awards of the Canal Board, appropriations, and expenditures.
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0.2 cu. ft. (1volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1871-1875
Series Number:
B1820

Scope and Content Note

This volume contains a variety of documents relating to the construction and repair of the state's canal system during the 1870s. Included are manuscript copies of the proceedings of the Board of Canal Commissioners; correspondence between several offices and agencies responsible for canal administration; and a small amount of financial information regarding awards of the Board of Canal Appraisers, awards of the Canal Board, appropriations, and expenditures.

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Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

The impetus for the creation of this scrapbook and the volume's custodial history are unknown. Archives staff discovered the volume during renovation of storage space in 2002 and accessioned it in October of that year.

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