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Special Commissions, Boards, Authorities and Institutions (alphabetical by key word, S)


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


Series:
New Jersey Council of Safety
Records, 1776-1781
Control #:
SZSAF001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 vol., 2 boxes and 1 folder); 1 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
Includes minute book, 1777-1778, and loose papers, 1776-1781.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Salvage Committee
Records, 1942-1944
Control #:
SZSAL001
Format:
3.5 c.f. (6 boxes)
Arrangement:
By record type, then chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Interstate Sanitation Commission
Report on the Water Pollution Control Activities and the Interstate Air Pollution Program, 1973
Control #:
SZSAN001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey School for the Deaf
Annual Reports, 1883-1910
Control #:
SZSCD001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes gaps and duplicates.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey State School Aid Commission
Report [Parts Two and Three], 1952
Control #:
SZSCH001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)
Notes:
Includes report on financing the State School Support Program and recommendations re: problems in financing public education.

Series:
Commission to Investigate the Subject of the Distribution of State School Monies
Report to the Legislature, 1922-1927
Control #:
SZSCM001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 vols.)

Series:
Permanent Commission on State School Support
Records, 1971-1973
Control #:
SZSCS001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
School Survey Commission
Report to the Governor, 1933
Control #:
SZSCU001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 reports)

Series:
State Sewerage Commission
Minutes, 1899-1910
Control #:
SZSEW001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Commission on Sex Discrimination in the Statutes
Records, 1978-1994
Control #:
SZSEX001
Format:
3 c.f. (3 boxes)
Notes:
These records are not processed; a preliminary inventory of the box contents is included in the accession file.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Ship Canal Commission
Reports on the Proposed Sea-Level Canal Connecting Delaware and New York Bays, 1912
Control #:
SZSHI001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
State Housing Authority
Annual Reports, 1934-1944
Control #:
SZSHO001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (5 vols.)
Notes:
Includes 1934, 1940-1941, 1943-1944.

Series:
State Sinking Fund Commission
Minutes, 1921-1943
Control #:
SZSIN001
Format:
1 c.f. (4 vols.)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State Sinking Fund Commission
Annual Reports, 1853 & 1874-1890 [with gaps]
Control #:
SZSIN002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (11 vols.)
Notes:
Includes 1874, 1879, 1881, 1883-1886, 1888-1890; and 1853 Report of the Assembly relative to the creation of a sinking fund.

Series:
New Jersey Social Security Commission (1935-1936)
Minutes and Report No. 1, 1935-1936
Control #:
SZSOC001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Commission on the Southern Exposition held at Louisville, Kentucky
Report to the Legislature, 1883
Control #:
SZSOH001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Soldiers' Children's Home of New Jersey
Records, 1865-1877
Control #:
SZSOL001
Format:
2.25 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Home established to provide care for orphaned children of Civil War soldiers.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Soldiers' Children's Home of New Jersey
Annual Reports, 1871-1876
Control #:
SZSOL002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (4 reports)
Notes:
Includes 1871, 1874-1876.

Series:
New Jersey State Commission on Soldiers' Claims - Spanish-American War Volunteers
Report to the Governor and Legislature, 1903
Control #:
SZSOM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
South Jersey Port Commission
Annual Report, 1968
Control #:
SZSOT001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
New Jersey State Commission of the South Jersey Exposition (1926)
Report and Photographs, 1926
Control #:
SZSOU001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 copies of 1 report)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
Preliminary Draft of Sports Complex Bond Resolution, 1974
Control #:
SZSPO001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 item)
Notes:
Adopted January 1974.

Series:
Commission on State Administrative Reorganization
Report to the Governor, Part 3, 1944
Control #:
SZSTA001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
State Capital Building Commission
Records, 1945-1946
Control #:
SZSTC001
Format:
5.5 c.f. (5 document cases and 2 map boxes)
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Series:
Commission on the Plan of the Stevens Battery
Report to the Legislature, 1870
Control #:
SZSTE001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Commission to Rebuild the Burnt Portion of the State House
Minutes, 1885-1895
Control #:
SZSTG001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 7 April 1885 to 26 March 1895. Also includes loose inventory of salvaged materials sold publicly, 1889.

Series:
State House Commission
Records, 1952-1969
Control #:
SZSTH001
Format:
10 c.f. (10 boxes)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Minutes, 1889-1962
Control #:
SZSTH002
Format:
4 c.f. (21 vols.)
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Series:
State House Commission
Telephone Directories for Trenton General Offices, 1933-1938
Control #:
SZSTH003
Format:
0.04 c.f. (4 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes 1933, 1934, 1936 & 1938.

Series:
State House Commission
Analysis of State Government Office Space, 1938
Control #:
SZSTH004
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By building
Notes:
Photographic survey of state office buildings in Trenton.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Veterans Emergency Housing Project Sales Records, 1953-1962
Control #:
SZSTH005
Format:
4 c.f. (4 boxes)
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Series:
State House Commission
Records relating to the Restoration of the Old Barracks and Construction of Stacy Park, 1911-1916
Control #:
SZSTH006
Format:
7 c.f. (various)
Notes:
Includes correspondence of Adjutant General Wilbur F. Sadler.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Architectural Drawings of the State House Annex, ca. 1928-1972
Control #:
SZSTH007
Format:
8.4 c.f. (10 map drawers)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Letter Book, 1911-1914
Control #:
SZSTH008
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 10 October 1911 to 7 July 1914.

Series:
State House Commission
State House Construction Records, 1845-1905
Control #:
SZSTH009
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
See guide for contents of Box 1; Box 2 contains additional material found among Department of Treasury records.

Series:
State House Commission
Architectural Drawings of Assembly Chambers and Governor's Private Room, 1891-1915
Control #:
SZSTH010
Format:
4 c.f. (19 drawings)
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Series:
State Law Enforcement Planning Agency
Miscellaneous Publications, 1974-1977
Control #:
SZSTL001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Includes Criminal Justice Plans, 1976-1977.

Series:
State Office Building Authority
Minutes, 1951-1953
Control #:
SZSTO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 7 August 1951 - 25 May 1953.

Series:
Commission on State Tax Policy
Annual Reports, 1950-1963
Control #:
SZSTT001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Bureau of Statistics of Labor and Industries
Annual Reports, 1878-1917
Control #:
SZSTX001
Format:
9 c.f. (9 boxes, 101 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Available online to 1917 at www.danj.org and at www.njdigitalhighway.org.
Finding Aid:
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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.


Special Commissions, Boards, Authorities and Institutions (alphabetical by key word, S)

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

Series:
New Jersey Council of Safety
Records, 1776-1781
Control #:
SZSAF001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 vol., 2 boxes and 1 folder); 1 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
Includes minute book, 1777-1778, and loose papers, 1776-1781.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
New Jersey Salvage Committee
Records, 1942-1944
Control #:
SZSAL001
Format:
3.5 c.f. (6 boxes)
Arrangement:
By record type, then chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Interstate Sanitation Commission
Report on the Water Pollution Control Activities and the Interstate Air Pollution Program, 1973
Control #:
SZSAN001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey School for the Deaf
Annual Reports, 1883-1910
Control #:
SZSCD001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes gaps and duplicates.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
New Jersey State School Aid Commission
Report [Parts Two and Three], 1952
Control #:
SZSCH001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)
Notes:
Includes report on financing the State School Support Program and recommendations re: problems in financing public education.

Series:
Commission to Investigate the Subject of the Distribution of State School Monies
Report to the Legislature, 1922-1927
Control #:
SZSCM001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 vols.)

Series:
Permanent Commission on State School Support
Records, 1971-1973
Control #:
SZSCS001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
School Survey Commission
Report to the Governor, 1933
Control #:
SZSCU001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 reports)

Series:
State Sewerage Commission
Minutes, 1899-1910
Control #:
SZSEW001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Commission on Sex Discrimination in the Statutes
Records, 1978-1994
Control #:
SZSEX001
Format:
3 c.f. (3 boxes)
Notes:
These records are not processed; a preliminary inventory of the box contents is included in the accession file.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
New Jersey Ship Canal Commission
Reports on the Proposed Sea-Level Canal Connecting Delaware and New York Bays, 1912
Control #:
SZSHI001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
State Housing Authority
Annual Reports, 1934-1944
Control #:
SZSHO001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (5 vols.)
Notes:
Includes 1934, 1940-1941, 1943-1944.

Series:
State Sinking Fund Commission
Minutes, 1921-1943
Control #:
SZSIN001
Format:
1 c.f. (4 vols.)
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
State Sinking Fund Commission
Annual Reports, 1853 & 1874-1890 [with gaps]
Control #:
SZSIN002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (11 vols.)
Notes:
Includes 1874, 1879, 1881, 1883-1886, 1888-1890; and 1853 Report of the Assembly relative to the creation of a sinking fund.

Series:
New Jersey Social Security Commission (1935-1936)
Minutes and Report No. 1, 1935-1936
Control #:
SZSOC001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Commission on the Southern Exposition held at Louisville, Kentucky
Report to the Legislature, 1883
Control #:
SZSOH001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Soldiers' Children's Home of New Jersey
Records, 1865-1877
Control #:
SZSOL001
Format:
2.25 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Home established to provide care for orphaned children of Civil War soldiers.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Soldiers' Children's Home of New Jersey
Annual Reports, 1871-1876
Control #:
SZSOL002
Format:
0.2 c.f. (4 reports)
Notes:
Includes 1871, 1874-1876.

Series:
New Jersey State Commission on Soldiers' Claims - Spanish-American War Volunteers
Report to the Governor and Legislature, 1903
Control #:
SZSOM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
South Jersey Port Commission
Annual Report, 1968
Control #:
SZSOT001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
New Jersey State Commission of the South Jersey Exposition (1926)
Report and Photographs, 1926
Control #:
SZSOU001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 copies of 1 report)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
Preliminary Draft of Sports Complex Bond Resolution, 1974
Control #:
SZSPO001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 item)
Notes:
Adopted January 1974.

Series:
Commission on State Administrative Reorganization
Report to the Governor, Part 3, 1944
Control #:
SZSTA001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
State Capital Building Commission
Records, 1945-1946
Control #:
SZSTC001
Format:
5.5 c.f. (5 document cases and 2 map boxes)
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Commission on the Plan of the Stevens Battery
Report to the Legislature, 1870
Control #:
SZSTE001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Commission to Rebuild the Burnt Portion of the State House
Minutes, 1885-1895
Control #:
SZSTG001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 7 April 1885 to 26 March 1895. Also includes loose inventory of salvaged materials sold publicly, 1889.

Series:
State House Commission
Records, 1952-1969
Control #:
SZSTH001
Format:
10 c.f. (10 boxes)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Minutes, 1889-1962
Control #:
SZSTH002
Format:
4 c.f. (21 vols.)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
State House Commission
Telephone Directories for Trenton General Offices, 1933-1938
Control #:
SZSTH003
Format:
0.04 c.f. (4 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes 1933, 1934, 1936 & 1938.

Series:
State House Commission
Analysis of State Government Office Space, 1938
Control #:
SZSTH004
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By building
Notes:
Photographic survey of state office buildings in Trenton.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
State House Commission
Veterans Emergency Housing Project Sales Records, 1953-1962
Control #:
SZSTH005
Format:
4 c.f. (4 boxes)
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
State House Commission
Records relating to the Restoration of the Old Barracks and Construction of Stacy Park, 1911-1916
Control #:
SZSTH006
Format:
7 c.f. (various)
Notes:
Includes correspondence of Adjutant General Wilbur F. Sadler.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
State House Commission
Architectural Drawings of the State House Annex, ca. 1928-1972
Control #:
SZSTH007
Format:
8.4 c.f. (10 map drawers)
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
State House Commission
Letter Book, 1911-1914
Control #:
SZSTH008
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 10 October 1911 to 7 July 1914.

Series:
State House Commission
State House Construction Records, 1845-1905
Control #:
SZSTH009
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
See guide for contents of Box 1; Box 2 contains additional material found among Department of Treasury records.

Series:
State House Commission
Architectural Drawings of Assembly Chambers and Governor's Private Room, 1891-1915
Control #:
SZSTH010
Format:
4 c.f. (19 drawings)
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
State Law Enforcement Planning Agency
Miscellaneous Publications, 1974-1977
Control #:
SZSTL001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Includes Criminal Justice Plans, 1976-1977.

Series:
State Office Building Authority
Minutes, 1951-1953
Control #:
SZSTO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Covers the period 7 August 1951 - 25 May 1953.

Series:
Commission on State Tax Policy
Annual Reports, 1950-1963
Control #:
SZSTT001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Bureau of Statistics of Labor and Industries
Annual Reports, 1878-1917
Control #:
SZSTX001
Format:
9 c.f. (9 boxes, 101 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Available online to 1917 at www.danj.org and at www.njdigitalhighway.org.
Finding Aid:
Click here!


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 189.97 c.f. of paper records and 1 reel of microfilm ~


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This page last updated 05/17/2006