Research

Appointment application 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 contains applications to Governor W. Averell Harriman for appointments to state government positions. The applications include those transmitted by county government or other state political leaders, and applications sent directly to Governor Harriman. Also included are applications from lawyers for positions and applications for honorary positions. The records include applications, biographies of the applicants, criminal investigation reports of the applicants, and recommendations and correspondence from and about the applicants.
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Quantity:
3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1954-1958
Series Number:
B1958

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains applications to Governor W. Averell Harriman for appointments to state government positions. The applications include those transmitted by county government or other state political leaders, and applications sent directly to Governor Harriman. Also included are applications from lawyers for positions and applications for honorary positions. The records include applications, biographies of the applicants, criminal investigation reports of the applicants, and recommendations and correspondence from and about the applicants.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted to protect personal privacy. Access is permitted under certain conditions upon application and approval by the State Archives.

Related Information

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Custodial History

This series was a gift to Syracuse University from Governor Harriman in 1959. It was later transferred to the New York State Archives in 2006, and accessioned in January 2008.

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