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|Title||Description||Link to file or web page||Published||Topic|
|Duely and Constantly Kept: A History of the New York Supreme Court, and An Inventory of Its Records||
The New York State Archives holds all the surviving documents kept or filed by the clerks of the Supreme Court of Judicature at New York City, Albany, Utica and Geneva 1691-1847. A joint publication of the Archives Partnership Trust and the Historical Society of the New York State Courts, Duely & Constantly Kept provides a history of the New York Supreme Court and inventory of records housed in the State Archives. Special thanks to The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation.
|2022||Wills & Probate, Courts|
|Naturalization & Related Records||
The information leaflet describes naturalization records held by the State Archives and other repositories. It also describes how to access those records.
|Naturalization & Related Records||2000||Naturalization|
|Probate 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.
|Probate Records in the New York State Archives||1997||Wills & Probate|
|The Greatest Reform School in the World: A Guide to the Records of the New York House of Refuge||
The substantial records of this institution are preserved in the New York State Archives and described in this guide. The records include over 350 volumes (100 cubic feet) of meeting minutes, reports, inmate case histories, and other documents.
|The Lusk Committee: A Guide to the Records of the Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate Seditious Activities||
The records of the Lusk Committee are part of the holdings of the New York State Archives. The committee's records consist of 16 series totaling almost 50 cubic feet. These records have been microfilmed, and the film contains detailed container or folder lists. Microfilm copies are available on inter-library loan and are available for purchase at the cost of duplication. Microfilming of these records and preparation of this guide was supported, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This finding aid provides a general history of the Lusk Committee and descriptions of each series. It also contains an index of names, organizations, and subjects found within the records.
|The Mighty Chain: A Guide to Canal Records in the New York State Archives||
This guide describes 360 series of records documenting New York's canals from the earliest Erie Canal surveys to the completion and operation of the Barge Canal. These records, spanning 1794-1958 (bulk 1817-1926) and totaling over 2,560 cubic feet, are part of the holdings of the New York State Archives and Records Administration.
|They Also Served: New Yorkers on the Home Front, A Guide to Records of the New York State War Council (World War II)||
This finding aid provides general histories for War Council agencies, and summary descriptions of each series.
|Users' 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.
|Users' Guide: Basic Educational Data System Institutional Master file||
Guide to the BEDS Institutional Master File.
|Users' Guide: Basic Educational Data System Institutional Master file|
|Working Lives: A Guide to the Records of the New York State Factory Investigating Commission in the New York State Archives||
This finding aid provides a general history of the Factory Investigating Commission, describing the range of issues it studied, although surviving records are primarily from the Wage Investigation. Descriptions of each record series generated by the Commission are arranged in groups by general type or subject of the records. Finally, a list is provided of those record series which have been microfilmed and are therefore available on inter-library loan or for purchase.