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New York State Bureau of Business Publicity Newspaper Clippings

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 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings collected and maintained by the Bureau of Business Publicity. The clippings relate to businesses and industries of New York State, documenting the bureau's mission to promote the state's economic resources. Topics covered include small businesses, the rise of suburban shopping centers, and the impact of urban planning on local businesses.
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet (12 microfilm rolls)
Inclusive Dates:
1955-1958
Series Number:
B2692

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Chronological.

Administrative History

The New York State Bureau of Business Publicity was created to promote New York State's businesses and industries to the public. This bureau operated within the State Department of Commerce's Division of State Publicity. Its activities focused on the preparation and distribution of informational resources about New York's economic resources. Information distributed by the Bureau of Business Publicity was used in publications such as newspapers, textbooks, encyclopedias, and trade publications.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of several scrapbooks of newspaper clippings collected and maintained by the Bureau of Business Publicity. The clippings relate to businesses and industries of New York State, documenting the bureau's mission to promote the state's economic resources. Topics covered include small businesses in New York State, the rise of suburban shopping centers, and the impact of urban planning on local businesses.

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Dates Contents Roll

Accretion: B2692-19
1955 Newspaper clippings by date: January 1955-September 1955 1
1955-1956 Newspaper clippings by date: October 1955-February 1956 2
1956 Newspaper clippings by date: March 1956-August 1956 3
1956-1957 Newspaper clippings by date: September 1956-January 1957 4
1957 Newspaper clippings by date: February 1957-June 1957 5
1957 Newspaper clippings by date: July 1957-October 1957 6
1957 Newspaper clippings by date: October 1957-December 1957 7
1957 Newspaper clippings by subject: Closing the O & W Railroad, Open House, Amsterdam, Hudson-Champlain Celebration 8
1957-1958 Newspaper clippings by subject: Empire Stateway, Long Island Cutbacks, State Fair, Hudson-Champlain Celebration 9
1958 Newspaper clippings by date: February 1958-June 1958 10
1958 Newspaper clippings by date: July 1958-December 1958 11
1958 Newspaper clippings by subject: Hudson-Champlain Celebration, "Do it Now" Campaign 12