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Special Commissions, Boards, Authorities and Institutions (alphabetical by key word, O - Pr)


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


Series:
Commission to Study Obscenity and Depravity in Public Media
Records, 1969-1970
Control #:
SZOBS001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Restrictions:
Contains material restricted to minors under New Jersey law
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Series:
Off-Track Betting Study Commission
Interim Report on the Feasibility of Off-Track Betting, 1972
Control #:
SZOFF001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Dated 1 June 1972.

Series:
Commission to Study Organization and Operation of the Executive Branch of the State Government
Report, 1956
Control #:
SZORG001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
State Oyster Commission
Annual Reports, 1899-1902
Control #:
SZOYC001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Collector of the Oyster Fund
Register of Oystering Licenses, 1889
Control #:
SZOYF001
Format:
0.4 c.f. (1 vol.); 0.33 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By license number (chronological)
Notes:
Records licenses granted for oystering in Maurice River Cove and Delaware Bay.

Series:
Commission for the Investigation of the Oyster Industry
Report to the Governor, 1902
Control #:
SZOYI001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Annual Reports, 1896-1990
Control #:
SZPAL001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Includes 1896, 1902, 1906, 1908, 1910-1912, 1914-1917, 1919-1958, 1963-1971, 1974-1979, 1990.
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Series:
Panama-Pacific International Exposition Commission
New Jersey Register, 1915
Control #:
SZPAN001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Pension Survey Commission
Reports to the Governor, 1931-1932
Control #:
SZPEN001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (4 reports)
Notes:
Includes reports of State, County and Municipal Expenditures for Dependency Relief.

Series:
Board of Pharmacy
Records, 1900-1958
Control #:
SZPHA001
Format:
2.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
These are files of Dr. Robert P. Fischelis, Secretary.
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Series:
Board of Pharmacy
Schedule of Antidotes for Poisons, 1920
Control #:
SZPHA002
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 pamphlet)

Series:
Board of Commissioners of Pilotage
Records, 1919-1995
Control #:
SZPIL001
Format:
8.75 c.f. (11 boxes)
Notes:
The Board is administratively in the Department of Environmental Protection.
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Series:
State Planning Board
Lantern Slides of Maps, 1930-1937
Control #:
SZPLA001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (60 glass slides)

Series:
State Planning Board
Publications, 1937-1944
Control #:
SZPLA002
Format:
0.04 c.f. (3 items and 1 map)

Series:
State Planning Board
Miscellaneous Records, ca. 1934-1942
Control #:
SZPLA003
Format:
3 c.f. (4 boxes)
Notes:
Unprocessed records, including: minutes, annual reports, pamphlets, correspondence, memos, notices, bulletins, etc.
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Series:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Annual Reports, Minutes and Miscellaneous Publications, 1957-1975
Control #:
SZPOR001
Format:
2 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Includes material from Port of New York Authority (e.g. dedication of heliport and exhibit building, New York World's Fair, 1964-5).
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Series:
Port Raritan District Commission
Annual Reports, 1929-1944
Control #:
SZPOT001
Format:
0.06 c.f. (6 reports)

Series:
Commission to Investigate the Practicability of Acquisition of the Title of Potable Waters of the State
Report, 1907
Control #:
SZPOW001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Garden State Preservation Trust
Annual Report, 2004
Control #:
SZPRE001
Format:
0.03 c.f. (3 reports)

Series:
New Jersey State Prison at Trenton
Records, 1798-1894
Control #:
SZPRI001
Format:
2 c.f. (3 boxes, 1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Also called the New Jersey Penitentiary House.
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Series:
New Jersey Prison Inquiry Commission
Report and Supplement, 1917-1918
Control #:
SZPRJ001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (5 vols. and 1 letter)

Series:
Prison Labor Commission
Annual Reports, 1915-1917
Control #:
SZPRL001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (4 reports)

Series:
Commission on Prison System of New Jersey and on an Intermediate Prison
Report, 1877
Control #:
SZPRM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
75th Anniversary Roster Edition, 1996
Control #:
SZPRO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 directory)

Series:
State Board of Professional Planners
Rosters, 1973-1976
Control #:
SZPRP001
Format:
0.04 c.f. (4 pamphlets)


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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 143.24 c.f. of paper records and 0.33 reel of microfilm ~


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This page last updated 05/17/2006