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Special Commissions, Boards, Authorities and Institutions (alphabetical by key word, F - G)


Early governors' records may also include copies of authority minutes.


Series:
Commission to Devise a Plan for the Encouragement of Manufacturers of Ornamental and Textile Fabrics
Report to the Legislature, 1878
Control #:
SZFAB001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey Training School for Feeble-Minded Children
Annual Reports, 1889-1898
Control #:
SZFEC001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (4 reports)
Notes:
Initially called the New Jersey Home for the Education and Care of Feeble-Minded Children; school now Vineland Developmental Center.

Series:
State Institute for Feeble-Minded Women
Reports, 1891-ca. 1915
Control #:
SZFEW001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (5 reports)
Notes:
Includes: annual reports for 1891, 1900, 1904, 1906; special report/brochure containing client case abstracts, ca. 1915.

Series:
State Financial Assistance Commission
Journal, 1936-1940
Control #:
SZFIA001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Records Depression-era relief payments to municipalities.

Series:
State Financial Assistance Commission
Relief Reports, 1937 & 1939
Control #:
SZFIA002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 reports)

Series:
Joint Legislative Commission on Financial Responsibility Laws
Assistant Secretary's Correspondence, 1950-1953
Control #:
SZFIN001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 envelope)

Series:
Commission to Study Governmental Laws and Regulations Relating to Fire Safety Standards
Public Hearing Transcript, 1981
Control #:
SZFIR001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
New Jersey Board of Fish and Game Commissioners
Annual Reports and Compendium of Laws, 1895-1991
Control #:
SZFIS001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Notes:
Became Div. of Fish & Game 7/1/1945; Div. of Fish, Game & Shell- fisheries under DEP; later Div. of Fish, Game & Wildlife.

Series:
Commissioners of Fisheries
Annual Reports, 1871-1885
Control #:
SZFIT001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes 1871-72, 1874-76, 1878-85.

Series:
Joint Commission to Study Flammable Fabrics
Records, 1952-1953
Control #:
SZFLA001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Flood Control Commission
Report to the Legislature, 1930
Control #:
SZFLO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Board of Forest Park Reservation Commissioners
Minutes, 1905-1915
Control #:
SZFOR001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Board of Forest Park Reservation Commissioners
Annual Reports and Miscellaneous Publications, 1906-1914
Control #:
SZFOR002
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Governor's Advisory Commission on Gambling
Proceedings, 1987-1988
Control #:
SZGAM001
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Minutes of the Board of Managers, 1864-1915
Control #:
SZGEO001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 vols. & 1 folder)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Exhibit Award Certificates, 1885-1907
Control #:
SZGEO002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (14 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Mine Maps, 1882-1908
Control #:
SZGEO003
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box [5 maps])
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Drawings or tracings on vellum showing various mine works in Morris County, NJ.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Correspondence with the United States Geological Survey relating to Cooperation in Mapping New Jersey, 1890
Control #:
SZGEO004
Format:
0.03 c.f. (3 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Miscellaneous Maps and Atlases, ca. 1850-1930s
Control #:
SZGEO005
Format:
3.75 c.f. (22 maps); 4 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes misc. original NJGS maps, film of published atlases and county maps, geodetic and topographical sheets, boundary maps, etc.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Miscellaneous Publications, 1836-1878
Control #:
SZGEO006
Format:
1.1 c.f. (2 boxes and one folder)
Notes:
Consists of various survey reports including the report of a survey of the New Jersey-New York boundary line, 1874.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Blank Account Form of Dr. William Kitchell, Superintendent, and Index to Core Samples, 1850s
Control #:
SZGEO007
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 item)
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Topographical Atlas Sheets [Numbered Series], 1884-1963
Control #:
SZGEO008
Format:
28 c.f. (41 map folders)
Arrangement:
By sheet number [north to south]
Notes:
Years included vary for different sheets. Consult index map to determine the area covered by each sheet.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Topographical Atlas Sheets [Named Series], 1884-1944
Control #:
SZGEO009
Format:
16 c.f. (48 map folders)
Arrangement:
By sheet name
Notes:
Years included vary for different sheets. Consult index map to determine the area covered by each sheet.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Reports on Paleontology, 1886-1907
Control #:
SZGEO010
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Some or all of the reports in this series were supplements to the Annual Reports of the State Geologist.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
New York-New Jersey Boundary Maps, 1887-1890
Control #:
SZGEO011
Format:
2 c.f. (4 maps)
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Bulletins, 1910-1914
Control #:
SZGEO012
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
For later bulletins, see Department of Conservation and Development / Bulletins, 1917-1966.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Final Reports, 1888-1917
Control #:
SZGEO013
Format:
2.75 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
Consist of final reports on surveys and various subjects including topography, mineralogy and mining, surface deposits, etc.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Annual Reports of the State Geologist, 1854-1909
Control #:
SZGEO014
Format:
7.5 c.f. (15 boxes)
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Series:
Gettysburg Battle-Field Commission
Reports to the Governor, 1886-1891
Control #:
SZGET001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (3 reports)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
Includes first (1886), second (1887) and final (1891) reports.

Series:
Commission to Care for Gettysburg Battle Monuments
Report to the Governor, 1892
Control #:
SZGEU001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey State Home for Girls / Industrial Home for Girls
Annual Reports, 1871-1906
Control #:
SZGIR001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Good-Will Commission
Annual Reports, 1940-1944
Control #:
SZGOO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (6 reports)

Series:
Governor's Management Improvement Program, Inc.
Records, ca. 1982-1984
Control #:
SZGOV001
Format:
28 c.f. (28 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
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Related records:


Series:
Governor Richard Joseph Hughes (1909-1992; served 1962-1970)
Minutes of State and Interstate Authorities, 1962-1970
Control #:
S5100004
Format:
20 c.f. (20 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes Turnpike, Port of New York, Delaware River Port, Delaware River Joint Toll & NJ Highway Authorities. Box nos. 420-439.

Series:
Governor William Thomas Cahill (1912-1996; served 1970-1974)
Counsel's Office
Minutes of Commissions and Authorities, 1970-1973
Control #:
S52CO013
Format:
29 c.f. (29 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Governor Brendan Thomas Byrne (1924- ; served 1974-1982)
Counsel's Office
Minutes of State and Interstate Authorities, 1972-1982
Control #:
S53CO005
Format:
54 c.f. (55 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes files of Donald Linky, Lewis Kaden, Donald Sharkey, Teel Rhett, Leo Motiuk, Stewart Pollock, Arlene Gardner & Amy Piro.

Series:
Governor Thomas Howard Kean (1935- ; served 1982-1990)
Counsel's Office
Authorities Minutes, 1981-1986
Control #:
S54CO006
Format:
17 c.f. (17 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes boxes G-16 to G-22, G-250 to G-251, G-633 to G-638, G-840 and G-1274.


~ The collections listed on this page represent 219.7 c.f. of paper records and 4 reels of microfilm ~


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This page last updated 05/17/2006