New York State Modern Political Archive

New York State Modern Political Archive

Elected officials, interest groups, and activists from New York State.
The New York State Modern Political Archive (NYSMPA) was established in 1982 to document the work of individuals and private interest groups concerned with New York State public policy issues in the 20th century. Originally named the Archives of Public Affairs and Policy, the NYSMPA collects, preserves, and facilitates access to primary sources pertaining to New York State public affairs and policy, and now includes the personal papers of members of the gubernatorial administrations of Nelson A. Rockefeller; papers of former New York Congressional members and elected officials who served in New York State Legislature; and the official records and papers of numerous private groups, professional associations, individuals, public-sector labor unions, community groups, and other organizations concerned with Empire State public-policy issues.
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New York State Modern Political Archive: 5.2

Administration, 1959-2001

0.5 cubic ft.
This subseries includes organizational information and information about the programs carried out by the local affiliates of MHANYS in New York state on the county and community level. Includes organizational information, correspondence, minutes of some local chapters' boards of directors, and feedback from the chapters to MHANYS on programs. Also includes affiliate guidelines and agreements records dealing with the creation of a regional mental health organization affiliated with MHANYS and NMHA and agreements between these affiliates and MHANYS regarding responsibilities and funding. The Affiliate Mail is an information exchange bulletin produced by MHANYS and sent to its affiliate chapters. The Public Information Project was carried out by MHANYS in 1985-1986 in connection with its local affiliates to increase public awareness of mental health issues. The Affiliate Survey was conducted by MHANYS of its local affiliates in order to develop an inventory that identifies present and future organizing activities and membership needs. The Staff Council folders include documents and correspondence relating to the meetings of the Staff Council, which was composed of the executive directors of local MHA chapters.
New York State Modern Political Archive: 3.1

Administration, 1966-2000

0.25 cubic ft.
The Administration subseries includes: directories listing members of the MHANYS board of directors and identifying MHANYS local chapters across New York State; manuals and handbooks detailing duties of members of the Board of Directors; correspondence to and from board members; and a description of a board retreat.
New York State Modern Political Archive: 12.1

Administration, 1990-1995

0.15 cubic ft.
The Administration subseries includes documents regarding the Alliance Education, Advocacy and Social Center, Syracuse, budget information on SHC and other MHANYS programs, a survey of self-help and mutual aid groups, and consultant information, and a job description for the director of Mental Self Help Clearinghouse.
New York State Modern Political Archive: 6

Advocacy, 1978-2002

3 cubic ft.
The Advocacy series includes campaign packets, conference agendas and proceedings, presentations, testimony, meeting summaries and minutes, poll and survey results, publications, and other documentation of the efforts of MHANYS in the advocacy of positions regarding state and national policy on mental health and related issues, including state budgets, the Community Mental Health Resources Act of 1993, managed care, national health care programs, special needs plans, surrogate decision making, and other public issues.