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Special Commissions, Boards, Authorities and Institutions (alphabetical by key word, W - Z)


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


Series:
Governor's War Cabinet
Minutes, 1942-1944
Control #:
SZWAA001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Created by legislation during World War II; spans administrations of Governors Edison and Edge [3 March 1942 - 3 May 1944].
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Architectual Plans and Drawings, ca. 1928-ca. 1979
Control #:
SZWAB001
Format:
56 c.f. (89 map folders)
Arrangement:
By series number
Notes:
Most of the drawings date from 1930-1931.
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Financial Records, 1930-1980
Control #:
SZWAB002
Format:
2 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Includes account ledgers, audit reports, etc.
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Photographs, 1930s-1970s
Control #:
SZWAB003
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Many of the photos are not dated.
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Seating Plans, no date
Control #:
SZWAB004
Format:
2 c.f. (2 map folders)

Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Minutes of Meetings, 1924-1987
Control #:
SZWAB005
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes)
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Administrative Subject Files, 1917-1988
Control #:
SZWAB006
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Subscription Campaign Records, 1927-1931
Control #:
SZWAB007
Format:
5 c.f. (5 boxes)
Notes:
Includes subscription campaign slips and pledge donation cards.
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Postcards and Flyers, 1989 & no date
Control #:
SZWAB008
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Renovation Plans and Reports, 1983-1989
Control #:
SZWAB009
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box and approx. 40 blueprints)
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Newspaper Clippings, 1955-1988
Control #:
SZWAB010
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Programs, Broadsides and Advertisements, 1932-1988
Control #:
SZWAB011
Format:
24 c.f. (20 boxes and 1 map drawer)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
War Memorial Building Commission
Unprocessed Records, 1927-1987
Control #:
SZWAB012
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
War Records Commission
Correspondence, Reports and Published Materials relating to Civilian Defense during World War II, ca. 1941-1951
Control #:
SZWAC001
Format:
5.5 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
The Commission was sponsored by the New Jersey State Library and the Office of the Civilian Defense Director.
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Series:
George Washington Bicentennial Commission
Records, 1931-1932
Control #:
SZWAG001
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Washington Rock Park Commission
Minute Book and Miscellaneous Papers, 1913-1957
Control #:
SZWAS001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
State Water Policy Commission
Reports to the Legislature, 1926-1944
Control #:
SZWAT001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes special reports.

Series:
State Water Policy Commission
Water Supply System Maps, 1930
Control #:
SZWAT002
Format:
0.3 c.f. (3 maps)
Arrangement:
By geographic district
Notes:
Maps of municipal boundaries and water system lines.
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Series:
Water Policy and Supply Commission
Minutes and Water Supply Application #980 (Longwood Valley Project) Records, 1952-1965
Control #:
SZWAU001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Minutes date from 1952-1954 and 1961-1965 [3 vols.]; Longwood Valley Project records date from 1956-1960.
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Series:
New Jersey Water Supply Authority
Delaware and Raritan Canal Drawings and Maps, 1909-1952
Control #:
SZWAV001
Format:
9.5 c.f. (26 map folders and 1 box)
Arrangement:
By drawing number
Notes:
Draft guide available in the Manuscript Reading Room.
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Series:
New Jersey Water Supply Authority
1992 Annual Report and Component Unit Financial Report for year ended June 30, 1992
Control #:
SZWAV002
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
State Water Supply Commission
Minutes, 1907-1916
Control #:
SZWAW001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)

Series:
State Water Supply Commission
Reports and Maps, 1883-1915
Control #:
SZWAW002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box and 3 maps)

Series:
Legislative Commission on Water Supply
Survey of New Jersey Water Resources Development, December 1955
Control #:
SZWAX001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
New Jersey Weather Service
Annual Reports, 1890-1904
Control #:
SZWEA001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes 1890-1893, 1897, 1901-1902, 1904.

Series:
Governor Richard J. Hughes' Task Force on Welfare Management
Records, 1969-1971
Control #:
SZWEL001
Format:
2.75 c.f. (6 boxes)
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Series:
Governor Cahill's Welfare Study Commission/Welfare Advisory Council
Records, 1968-1972
Control #:
SZWES001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
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Series:
New Jersey Workmen's Compensation Study Commission
Evaluation Report, 1973
Control #:
SZWOC001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Women's Reformatory Commission
Report to the Legislature, 1903
Control #:
SZWOM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
New Jersey World's Fair Commission (1938-1941)
Records, 1939-1941
Control #:
SZWOR001
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes)

Series:
New Jersey World's Fair Commission (1938-1941)
Architectural Drawings of the New Jersey Building, Exhibit Plans, and General Fair Plans, 1937-1940
Control #:
SZWOR002
Format:
2 c.f. (93 drawings)
Arrangement:
Numbered by subject
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Series:
Commission to Investigate the Charges Concerning the Wrecks on the Monmouth Coast Report to the Legislature, 1846
Control #:
SZWRE001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vols.)


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


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This page last updated 02/26/2007