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New York State Surveyor General Field Notes of Surveys for State Roads

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of ten field books documenting surveys for proposed state roads. Two of the field books contain data on a state road from Lake Erie to the Hudson River that was proposed and surveyed, but never built. It is unknown whether the other field books refer to any roads that were actually built. The notes very occasionally include brief descriptions of soil conditions, terrain, and establishments on route.
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0.25 cubic feet (10 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1825
Series Number:
B1885

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Geographical.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of ten field books documenting surveys for proposed state roads that were compiled by the Surveyor General's Office. Two of the field books contain survey data on a state road from Lake Erie to the Hudson River that was proposed and surveyed, but never built. It is unknown whether the other field books refer to any roads that were actually built. The notes very occasionally include brief descriptions of soil conditions, terrain, and establishments on route.

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Related Materials

Series A0855 Maps, Profiles, and Surveys of Erie and Hudson State Roads, contains related records.

Processing Information

This series was accessioned by State Archives staff in 2005 as part of a project to identify, describe, and accession unidentified records.

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