Guides to Historical Records
Guides, fact sheets and finding aids to the records in the New York State Archives and other repositories. Select publications are available online, as indicated.
You can order print copies of each title by contacting ARCHTRAIN@mail.nysed.gov with your request.
|Number||Title||Formats Available Online|
Guide to Historical Records Sources on Latinos In New York State
Listing of records relating to Latinos currently held in archives, libraries, historical societies and governments around New York State in New York State and outside the state.
Preliminary Guide to Mental Health Documentary Sources in New York
Descriptions of mental health records held by the New York State Archives, the Office of Mental Health, local governments, and historical records repositories in New York State and outside the state.
Health in New York State, 1945-1998: An Historical Overview
Identifies individuals and organizations that have shaped mental health policy in New York State, assesses how they interpreted the problems, describes how policy was implemented, and reviews its impacts on the recipients of mental health services.
Guide To Environmental Documentary Sources in New York State
Listing of records relating to environmental affairs currently held in archives, libraries, historical societies and governments around New York State.
Affairs in New York: A Historical Overview
Traces New Yorkers' changing views of the environment and outlines major trends, events, leaders, laws, and groups that have shaped environmental affairs in New York since the mid-19th century.
J. Hackman Residency Program Grant Guidelines and Application Forms
The Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program is intended to support advanced work in New York State history, government or public policy by covering research expenses. This publication describes the application process and related requirements.
Spirit of Sacrifice: New York's Response to the Great War, A Guide
to Records Relating to World War I
Also Served: New Yorkers on the Home Front, A Guide to Records
of the New York State War Council (World War II)
Mighty Chain: A Guide to Canal Records in the New York State
Lusk Committee: A Guide to the Records of the Joint Legislative
Committee to Investigate Seditious Activities
to Records of the Department of Correctional Services
Duely & Constantly
Kept: A History of the New York Supreme Court, 1691-1847 and an
Inventory of Its Records (Albany, Utica, and Geneva Offices), 1797-1847
Print copy available.
Lives: A Guide to the Records of the New York State Factory Investigating
Commission in the New York State Archives
The Greatest Reform School in the World: A Guide to the Records of the New York House of Refuge
Print copy available.
Guide to Records Relating to Schools and School Districts
Print copy available.
|Not available online|
In the Words of the Delegates: Records of the 1938 Constitutional
to Records of the Governor's Office in the New York State Archives
Guide to the Governor's Office of Employee Relations Grievance
Tracking System, 1984-1990
The guide describes the Grievance Tracking System (GTS), 1984-1990. The Governor's Office of Employee Relations created the GTS to collect information on employee grievances and grieved disciplinary proceedings from all New York State Executive Branch agencies from 1984 to 1990. The system contains two master files, the Grievance Data File and the Discipline Data File. Each secondary file within the two master files represents a single year.
Guide: Basic Educational Data System Institutional Master file
Guide to the BEDS Institutional Master File.
|LF02||Guide to Vital Records in New York State
Records in the New York State Archives
This leaflet identifies and discusses the various courts and offices that have filed, recorded, or maintained probate records in New York since 1665; briefly describes the probate records in the State Archives; and lists all known indexes and abstracts of those records.
Provides general information on accessing military records in the New York State Archives.
|LF06||Naturalization & Related
The information leaflet describes naturalization records held by the State Archives and other repositories. It also describes how to access those records.
Relating to African Americans in the New York State Archives
Relating to Criminal Trials, Appeals and Pardons
This leaflet contains summary information on records of New York trial and appellate courts pertaining to criminal prosecutions (felonies and misdemeanors) and appeals, and on records relating to applications for and grants of clemency by the Governor (pardons, commutations, reprieves).