Town records

Held by the New York State Archives

Overview of the Records


New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

0.1 cu. ft.6 microfilm reels.
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Arranged by type of record.

Scope and Content Note

Microfilm includes records created by various departments of the Town of Red Hook. Election records (1813-1904) include election results, election inspector returns, statement of canvass, and election result reports from the town, city, village, or district clerk, or from the County Board of Elections.

Two volumes from the Commissioner of Highways (1849-1906), a predecessor to the Office of Superintendents of Highways, contain highway alterations (1867-1875); Justice Court docket of small claims cases (1849-1852); school district boundaries (1876-1878); and stray animal violations (1871-1884). Information pertaining to highway maintenance and town district oversight is also included.

Tax rolls (warrant copy) used by the school district as record of payment for school taxes are listed by district number (1932-1956).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Microfilm 6 reels : 35 mm. Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund Grant Project Microfilm.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Reel list.

Custodial History

This microfilm was produced by a grant project awarded and adminstered by Government Records Services of SARA for the 1997-1998 grant cycle.

Use copies of rolls containing restricted records are not maintained by the Archives, and are withdrawn from public use at time of accessioning. Security copies of such rolls that may be held at the State Records Center are subject to restrictions under law.

Location of Original MaterialOriginals held by local government.

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