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New York State Office of General Services Division of Land Utilization Lands Under Water 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

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Quantity:
90 cubic feet (Includes electronic records - 4088 files, 22.17GB)cartographic image text
Inclusive Dates:
1802-1885, 1943-1965, 1978-1994
Series Number:
B2321

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of applications to the Commissioners of the Land Office, and later the Division of Land Utilization, for grants to lands under water. Each file typically consists of an application and accompanying map. Each application gives name of applicant; date; name of attorney for the applicant; notes related to the final determination of application; date patent was ordered to be issued; date of patent; and signature of the attorney general certifying that the application was made in accordance with the provisions of related statutes and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Commissioners of the Land Office.

Each application also typically includes an affidavit of publication; affidavit of posting notices on court houses; affidavit of applicant; affidavit of county judge or supervisor; affidavit of town clerk or assessors; affidavit of twenty years possession; and map of the grant applied for.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Scanned images of maps contained in this series are available at the New York State Archives.

Related Information


Other finding aids

Name index is available at the repository.

B2321-06, B2321-06A, B2321-06B: Container list and folder list are available at the repository.

B2321-11: Folder list is available at the repository.

B2321-14, B2321-15: Container list is available at the repository.

Processing Information

B2321-82: This accretion was originally accessioned as B1304-82. Following a large transfer of records from the Office of General Services Bureau of Land Management in early 2018, related records currently at the Archives were examined to ensure they were in the appropriate record series. These records were determined to be the same as records in series B2321 and were reaccessioned in April 2018 by Archives staff.

B2321-06, B2321-06A: These accretions were originally accessioned as 13633-06 and 13633-06A. Following a large transfer of records from the Office of General Services Bureau of Land Management in early 2018, related records at the Archives were examined to ensure they were in the appropriate records series. All of the records in 13633-06 and records in boxes 1-5, 11-15 and 21 from 13633-06A were determined to be the same as records in Series B2321 and were reaccessioned in August 2018 by Archives staff.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This series includes 1,969 digital files that comprise 6.3 gigabytes of data and which can be made available on CD-R or DVD+R discs. The 1,968 image files are encoded in Joint Photographic Experts Group Format (JPEG) and may be viewed with Windows Photo Viewer, Apple Preview, Adobe Photoshop, and many other image viewing and editing applications. The other digital file is a database encoded in Microsoft Access 2000 format. It may be accessed with Microsoft Access 2000 or higher; it may also be possible to access it with newer versions of MDB Viewer Plus and other database viewing and editing applications.

Acquistion Information

B2321-11: This accretion was transferred to the New York State Archives by the Office of General Services, Bureau of Land Management, in June 2011.

B2321-82: This accretion was transferred to the New York State Archives by the Office of General Services, Division of Land Utilization, in August 1982 under RDA 13425, transfer list 810027.

B2321-11, B2321-06A: This accretion was transferred under RDA 13633.

B2321-06: This accretion was transferred under RDAs 13633 and 19268.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: B2321-11
1802 February 13-1831 November 12 Application Files 1
1832 March 7-1851 December 26 Application Files 2
1852 February 7-1856 June 17 Application Files 3
1857 February 20-1861 December 11 Application Files 4
1862 February 3-1866 December 27 Application Files 5
1867 January 9-1869 October 23 Application Files 6
1869 April 24-1870 December 29 Application Files 7
1871 January 4-December 29 Application Files 8
1871 December 6-1872 December 16 Application Files 9
1873 February 15-December 30 Application Files 10
1874 January 5-1875 December 31 Application Files 11
1876 January 5-1879 December 11 Application Files 12
1879 December 11-1881 November 15 Application Files 13
1881 November 22-1883 April 19 Application Files 14
1883 April 19-1884 June 18 Application Files 15
1884 May 6-1885 April 22 Application Files 16
1885 January 10-December 10 Application Files 17

Accretion: B2321-82
4/12/1943 - 8/19/1943 1
8/19/1943 - 12/5/1944 2
12/5/1944 - 10/5/1945 3
12/20/1945 - 7/15/1946 4
7/18/1946 - 3/29/1947 5
4/7/1947 - 7/7/1947 6
7/16/1947 - 4/2/1948 7
4/27/1948 - 8/17/1948 8
8/27/1948 - 12/15/1948 9
1/7/1949 - 10/18/1949 10
3/7/1950 - 5/29/1950 11
6/26/1950 - 4/16/1951 12
5/1/1951 - 12/7/1951 13
1/8/1952 - 9/24/1952 14
10/1/1952 - 4/6/1953 15
4/7/1953 - 7/2/1953 16
9/17/1953 - 3/8/1954 17
3/8/1954 - 8/31/1954 18
9/15/1954 - 12/27/1954 19
1/3A/1955 - 12/22/1955 20
1/3/1956 - 9/4/1956 21
9/14/1956 - 2/14/1957 22
2/25/1957 - 7/12/1957 23
7/25/1957 - 11/6/1957 24
11/8A/1957 - 3/31A/1958 25
3/31B/1958 - 8/17A/1958 26
8/21/1958 - 12/31/1958 27
1/2A/1959 - 2/18/1959 28
2/24/1959 - 4/23/1959 29
5/29A/1959 - 10/27C/1959 30
11/2/1959 - 12/30B/1959 31
1/4/1960 - 3/16B/1960 32
3/21A/1960 - 6/9C/1960 33
6/10/1960 - 9/22C/1960 34
9/27/1960 - 5/29C/1961 35
6/5A/1961 - 12/5/1961 36
1/5/1962 - 8/24/1962 37
8/28/1962 - 9/17B/1962 38
9/17C/1962 - 11/16/1962 39
12/9/1962 - 3/29/1963 40
4/10/1963 - 6/26/1963 41
7/3/1963 - 9/13D/1963 42
9/20/1963 - 12/20/1963 43
1/9/1964 - 4/24/1964 44
5/5/1964 - 8/11C/1964 45
8/13A/1964 - 8/27C/1964 46
8/28A/1964 - 11/23/1964 47
11/24/1964 - 2/10A/1965 48
2/10B/1965 - 6/11/1965 49
6/17/1965 - 10/7/1965 50
10/8/1965 - 11/1/1965 51
11/8A/1965 - 12/28D/1965 52