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Business Regulation

New York State has long been at the center of American business, finance, and organized labor. Records of State government agencies, business enterprises, and labor unions help to document centuries of economic growth and change.

The State Archives holds records relating to state regulation of certain types of business, court proceedings involving business firms, and labor relations in the public sector.


Research Tips

  1. Civil Service Employee Records

You can continue your search for Business and Labor records by searching our Finding Aids; or the Historic Documents Inventory, the statewide section of Excelsior.

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