Guide to Canal Records
Jamaica Bay - Peconic Bay Canal Board
B0238. Administrative files, 1917-1921. 1 cu. ft.
Arrangement: Numerical by number stamped on upper right of each document.
An act of 1917 (Chapter 317) created the Jamaica Bay - Peconic Bay Canal Board, chaired by the State Engineer and Surveyor, to determine the costs for bridges and rights of way for a proposed canal to be constructed by the federal government on the south side of Long Island from Jamaica Bay to Peconic Bay. These files include correspondence; reports issued by the board; memoranda; accounts; survey progress reports; town resolutions; minutes of meetings and public hearings; summaries of highway and railroad crossings; blueprints, maps, and sketches; and photographs.
Indexes: Series B0239, Card Index to the Board's administrative files (see below), indexes this series by name and subject.
B0239. Card index to the Board's administrative files, 1917-1921. 0.3 cu. ft.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by name or subject.
These 3" x 5" cards serve as a name and subject index to series B0238, Administrative Files, described above.