Research

Labor registers

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 names of workers engaged in the construction of the new State Capitol building. Entries include dates of hire, lay off and reinstatement; name of person recommending worker for a position; and "remarks". Job titles include stonecutters, machinists, blacksmiths, carpenters, painters, masons and plasterers, laborers, and day/night watchmen. Also included are lists of appointees to administrative posts. Entries include appointment date, appointee's municipality of residence, and date of retirement from post.
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Quantity:
0.6 cu. ft. (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1883-1884
Series Number:
A3176

Arrangement

A3176-98:Alphabetical by last name under job title.

Scope and Content Note

A3176-98: This accretion lists the names of workers engaged in the construction of the New York State Capitol building in 1884. Entries include dates of hire, lay off and reinstatement; name of person recommending worker for a position; and "remarks". Job titles include stone cutters, machinists, blacksmiths, carpenters, painters, masons and plasterers, laborers, and day/night watchmen. Register also lists, by title, names of appointees to administrative posts in 1883-1884. Entries include date of appointment, appointee's municipality of residence, and date of retirement from post.

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Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

A3176-98: This volume was originally processed as part of State Archives series A0442 (obsolete). The records were transferred to the Archives from the State Library in 1978 and from the Executive Dept. to the State Library at an earlier date. This accretion results from a project by Archives staff in 1998 to describe or integrate estrayed or unidentified records.

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