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Constitutional and Law-Revision Commissions/Conventions and related records


Series:
Constitutional Commission of 1874
Minutes, 1874
Control #:
SZCS1001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Constitutional Commission of 1881
Minutes, 1881
Control #:
SZCS2001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Constitutional Commission of 1894
Minutes, 1894
Control #:
SZCS4001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Constitutional Convention of 1776
Records, 1776
Control #:
SZCT1001
Format:
0.25 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
Filmed by the Library of Congress (Series C, Reel 1). Originals at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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Series:
Constitutional Convention of 1844
Journal of Proceedings, 1844
Control #:
SZCT2001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes); 0.25 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Filmed by the Library of Congress (Series C, Reel 1).
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Series:
Constitutional Convention of 1947
Records, ca. 1942-ca. 1951
Control #:
SZCT3001
Format:
32.5 c.f. (61 boxes, 1 portfolio, OV materials)
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Series:
Constitutional Convention of 1947
Photographs and Press Releases, 1947-1972
Control #:
SZCT3002
Format:
3.5 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
Includes official photographs and press releases from the convention; also snapshots from the 25th Anniversary celebrations.
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Series:
Constitutional Convention of 1947
Sound Recordings and Films, 1947-1976
Control #:
SZCT3003
Format:
3.6 c.f. (4 boxes, 9 pkgs. phonograph records)
Notes:
See New Jersey Network/ Materials related to ... Constitution at 50, for copies of some sound recordings in this series.
Restrictions:
Use of material may require reformatting at user's expense.
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Series:
Constitutional Convention of 1966
Miscellaneous Records, 1966
Control #:
SZCT4001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
County and Municipal Law Revision Commission
Records, ca. 1959-1962
Control #:
SZCUL001
Format:
10 c.f. (10 boxes)
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Series:
Commission to Codify and Revise Election Laws
Report to the Legislature, 1930
Control #:
SZELL001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

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:
Judicial Council of New Jersey
Annual Reports, 1930-1937
Control #:
SZJUD001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
The Judicial Council was created by law in 1930 to "make continuous study of the organization and relation of the various courts ..."

Series:
Law Revision and Bill Drafting Commission
Reports, 1944-1954
Control #:
SZLAX001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (9 reports)

Series:
Law Revision and Legislative Services Commission
Annual Reports to the Legislature, 1955-1961
Control #:
SZLAY001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (9 reports)

Series:
New Jersey Law Revision Commission
Annual Report, 1991
Control #:
SZLAZ001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Study Commission on Regulatory Efficiency
Records, 1987-1988
Control #:
SZREG001
Format:
4 c.f. (4 boxes)
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Series:
Commission on Revision and Consolidation of Public Statutes of the State of New Jersey
First, Second and Final Drafts, 1934-1937
Control #:
SZREV001
Format:
1 c.f. (9 vols.)
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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.
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Series:
Commission to Revise and Codify the Statutes Relating to Townships
Report to the Legislature, 1899
Control #:
SZTOW001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Convention to Ratify the United States Constitution
Minutes, 1787
Control #:
SZUNI001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (2 vols. [original and photostat]); 0.25 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
Filmed by the Library of Congress (Series C, Reel 1).
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Related records:


Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Records relating to the Constitutional Convention of 1966
Control #:
SSTSE044
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 61.81 c.f. of paper records and 0.75 reel of microfilm ~


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This page last updated 05/17/2006