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Save America's Treasures - Schedule



The following table indicates the approximate schedule for conservation treatment of each collection, and the status as of May 2006:


THEME 1:  AMERICAN MILITARY ACTIVITY

  Leaves Conserved Treatment Commenced Current Status
1. Adjutant General’s “Numbered Manuscripts,” 1775-1783 1,250 July 2007 Collection under review for prioritization and document selection.
2.   Records of the Quartermaster and Commissary Generals, 1776-1785      
  Quartermaster/Commissary General’s Records, 1776-1785 781 23 June 2006 Treatment underway at Conservation Center.
  Correspondence of Deputy Quartermaster General Moore Furman, 1778-1783 129 14 July 2005 Bound letter book treated, microfilmed and returned to conservator for rebinding. Loose material treated, returned and available for use pending review by Archives staff. The loose material will be scheduled for filming and imaging in the near-future.
3. Militia Papers, Commissions/Appointments
and Expense Accounts, 1775-1785
     
    Militia Papers, 1775-1785 106 23 June 2006 Treatment underway at Conservation Center.
    Commissions, 1776-1783; Appointments, 1775-1780 8 23 June 2006 Treatment underway at Conservation Center.
    Expense Accounts, 1777-1783 17 23 June 2006 Treatment underway at Conservation Center.
 
THEME 2:  LOYALTY AND SECURITY

  Leaves
Conserved
Treatment Commenced Current Status
4. Council of Safety Records, Oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration, and Performance Bonds, 1776-1783      
     Council of Safety Records, 1776-1783 364 14 July 2005 Bound minutes were treated, microfilmed and returned to the conservator for rebinding; microfilm is available in the Archives' Search Room. Loose material returned and available for use pending review by Archives staff. Plans are underway to make this entire series available on our website.
  Oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration, 1776-1783 40 15 March 2006 Available for use pending review by Archives staff. This material will be filmed and scanned in the near-future.
  Performance Bonds, 1776-1783 (10 leaves) 10 23 June 2006 Treatment underway at Conservation Center.
5. Loyalist Manuscripts, 1776-1785      
    Loyalist Manuscripts, 1776-1785 199 14 July 2005 Bound order book treated, microfilmed and returned to the conservator for re-binding; microfilm is available in the Archives' Search Room. Loose items sent to Conservation Center 28 February 2007.
    Loyalist Inquisitions, 1778-1779 32 28 February 2007 Treatment underway at Conservation Center.
 6. Records of Forfeiture and Confiscation of Loyalist Estates, 1777-1785 1,401 15 March 2006 A small portion of this
collection has been treated and returned to the collection. The remainder was sent to the Conservation Center 28 February 2007. All of this material will be filmed and imaged when the second set of records is returned.
 
THEME 3:  LEGISLATIVE AND JUDICIAL EFFORTS
  Leaves Conserved Treatment Commenced Current Status
7. Petitions to the Legislature, 1777-1785 62 28 February 2007 Treatment underway at Conservation Center
8. Oaths of Office, Election and Attendance Certificates, 1775-1783      
     Legislative Oaths of Office, 1776-1783
(9 leaves) SSTSE009
9 July 2007 Preparation for treatment
pending.
  Election Certificates, 1776-1783 (52 leaves) SLE00008 48 15 March 2006 Treatment completed; available for use pending review by Archives staff. This material will be filmed and imaged in the near-future.
  Attendance Certificates, 1775-1783
(13 leaves) STSTR001
13 July 2007 Preparation for treatment
pending.
9. Oyer & Terminer and Quarter Sessions Court Records, 1775-1787      
    Court of Oyer & Terminer Records, 1775-1783 (119 leaves) SEDSL006 119 15 March 2006 Available for use pending review by Archives staff. Filming and imaging of the broader record series will be scheduled pending futher analysis of its contents.
    Burlington County Quarter Sessions Minutes, 1775-1787 (280 leaves) CBUQU002 280 14 July 2005 The original has been treated, microfilmed and returned to the conservator for rebinding. The film is available in the Archives' Search Room.
 
THEME 4:  LOSS OF PROPERTY AND LIVELIHOOD
  Leaves Conserved Treatment Commenced Current Status
10. Damage Claims, 1776-1782 1,077 14 July 2005 The originals have been treated, microfilmed and returned to the conservator for rebinding. The film is available in the Archives' Search Room.
11. Lost Deeds Files, 1776-1795 168 July 2007 Preparation for treatment
pending.
12. Shopkeepers Licenses, 1781 99 15 March 2006 Material treated, returned to the collection and scheduled for filming and imaging.