Preliminary Guide to Environmental Sources
- Cornwall on Hudson (N.Y.). Board of Health. Records, 1892-1939.
.5 cubic ft.
The Board of Health monitored water purity and kept track of contagious diseases in the Village. It was dissolved in 1928 and its functions transferred to the Village Board of Trustees.
Records of the Board of Health consist of minutes, 1892-1928, concerning enforcement of health ordinances, testing water and milk supplies, public hearings on health hazards, and reports from the health officer; and general correspondence, 1912-1939, primarily relating to water quality.
- Cornwall (N.Y. : Town). Public Health Officer. Board of Health/Public
Health Officer/Town Nurse records, 1902-1961.
1.3 cubic ft.
The Board of Health monitored public health until 1913 when it was replaced by a Public Health Officer and a Town Nurse who had responsibility for making home visits to those in need.
Records include minutes of the Board of Health public meetings which were held once a month, 1902-1913; certificates of satisfactory health for child laborers, 1903-1913, allowing them to work at the Firth Carpet Company; monthly public health reports of the Town Nurse, 1938-1961, giving number and type of visits, number and type of cases seen, community work performed by the nurse, and other information; monthly public health statistical summaries prepared by the Public Health Officer, 1948-1961; and petitions and complaints about public health matters, 1919-1958, such as the Town dump, polluted creeks and waterways, factory exhaust, and noise.
- Civilian Conservation Corps Camp. Civilian Conservation Corps
Camp records, 1935-1941.
0.3 cubic ft.
Originals and photocopies. Miscellaneous records of the former company clerk; rosters of enrollees; sample discharges; certificates of appointment; photographs; and some details of work performed in construction of the Hamlin Beach State Park; issues of weekly camp newsletter from camp's establishment, Aug. 1935-May 1936, detailing work performed by members, courses taught at camp, recreation, and other facets of camp life; and a summary of each department in the camp with details of its function.
Individuals' names may not be published.