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Adirondack Park Agency (N.Y.) Press Releases

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 press releases predominantly issued by the Adirondack Park Agency's public relations officer and by the Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Centers (VIC). The majority of the press releases focus on business conducted by the agency at its monthly meetings and announcements of events such as the completion of environmental studies and the hiring of staff. The press releases contain announcements of the centers' groundbreaking and dedication ceremonies, upcoming public programs, VIC fact sheets, and requests for volunteers.
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Quantity:
1.2 cubic feet (including 2 microfilm reels)
Inclusive Dates:
1981-2007
Series Number:
B1877
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Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by date issued.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of press releases predominantly issued by the Adirondack Park Agency's public relations officer. The majority of these press releases focus on business conducted by the agency at its monthly meetings. Press releases announce upcoming meetings, summarize meeting agendas, and report on actions taken by the agency at recent meetings. Examples of agency business documented in these press releases include selection of sites for the Visitor Interpretive Centers, revision of the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan, review of municipal land use programs, mapping of wetland areas within the Adirondack Park, review of proposed land use and development projects, and monitoring of pesticide and road salt use within the Adirondack Park.

Additional press releases announce public hearings and informational sessions, as well as other newsworthy agency activities such as commemoration of the Adirondack Park Centennial, recruitment of top-level agency staff, compilation of the Adirondack Park Big Tree Register, and completion of environmental studies. The remainder of the series consists of press releases issued by the Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Centers (VIC) located at Paul Smiths and Newcomb, New York. These press releases contain announcements of the centers' groundbreaking and dedication ceremonies, announcements of upcoming festivals and public programs, requests for volunteers, VIC chronology and fact sheets, and other information concerning the design of the facilities.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

B1877-06: This film consists of the camera master negative and no use copy is presently available. This accession is included on reel #3 of accession 19507-06.

B1877-09: This film consists of the camera master negative and no use copy is presently available.

Microfilm: 2 reels; 16 mm.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 14285 Adirondack Park Agency Minutes of Meetings

Other finding aids

A folder list is available.

Location of Original MaterialB1877-06, B1877-09: Originals held by agency.

Processing Information

This series description was enhanced as a part of the New York State Archives Environmental History Virtual Research Collection Project, 2004. The National Endowment for the Humanities provided funding for this project.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Folder Roll

Accretion: B1877-05
1981 September-1982 September Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 1
1984 May-1985 August Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 2
1985 September-1987 December Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 3
1988 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 4
1988 Public Relations Officer - All Other Press Releases 1 5
1989 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 6
1990 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 7
1991 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 8
1992 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1 9
1993 Public Relations Officer Press Release - Agency Meeting 1 10
1995 Public Relations Officer Press Release for Ticonderoga 1 11

Accretion: B1877-06
1992-2000 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1

Accretion: B1877-09
2000-2007 Public Relations Officer Press Releases 1