Research

New York State Crime Victims Compensation Board Compensation Claim Files for Death and Personal Injury

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:
The series consists of microfilm copies of claims submitted to the Crime Victims Compensation Board and an index of cases of personal injury and death. The board hears and determines victims award claims related to the distribution of monies received as a result of commission of a crime.
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Quantity:
4.2 cubic feet (including 312 rolls of 16mm microfilm)
Inclusive Dates:
1967-1975
Series Number:
18752

Arrangement

Numerical by claim number.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of 16 mm negative microfilm copies of claims submitted to the Crime Victims Compensation Board relating to cases of personal injury and death. The board, later called the Crime Victims Board, hears and determines such claims for awards as part of its responsibilities to recognize the rights of crime victims and administer the state's law concerning the distribution of monies received as a result of commission of a crime.

Also included is a master index to the microfilm. It is in paper format, and includes the following data elements: date; reference (claimant's name); roll number; index point (the board's claim number); image or "By" (number of pages in the file); and remarks.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

All files are restricted. Access to files is governed by Executive Law, Sect. 633.

Alternate Formats Available

Microfilm: 312 rolls; 16 mm.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Container lists and a master index to the microfilm are available at the repository.

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