Collection inventory

Finding Aids

Neal P. McCurn Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: KP
Date: Mar 1978

Revision history:
17 Dec 2009 converted to EAD (MRC)

Overview of the Collection

Creator: McCurn, Neal P.
Title: Neal P. McCurn Papers
Dates: 1967
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the New York State Senator from the 46th District, relating to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1967. Collection includes constituent's letters, memorandums, press releases, pamphlets, and reports.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Neal P. McCurn (1926- ) is a New York State attorney and legislator. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and received his law degree from Syracuse University in 1950. He served as state senator from the 46th district and as president of the Syracuse Common Council, and as of 2009 is a senior judge of the United States District Court, Northern District of New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Neal P. McCurn Papers consist of general subject files and printed material relating to the 1967 New York State Constitutional Convention.

Arrangement of the Collection

Material is arranged in alphabetical order.


Access Restrictions: The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions: Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

For additional material relating to the 1967 New York State Constitutional Convention, see also the Erastus Corning II Papers, the Leonard B. Sand Papers, and the Frederick R. Weissberg Papers.

Subject Headings


McCurn, Neal P. -- Archives.

Corporate Bodies

New York (State). -- Constitutional Convention (1967)


Constitutional conventions -- New York (State)
Legislators -- New York (State)
Politicians -- United States.


New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1951-

Genres and Forms

Press releases.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Neal P. McCurn Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents

General subject files

Printed material


General subject files
Box 1 Administration and finance (courts)
Box 1 Amendments
Box 1 Amendments and propositions
Box 1 Amendments 1379A
Box 1 Amendments 1379B
Box 1 Bill of Rights
Box 1 Convention
Box 1 Convention organization
Box 1 Conservation
Box 1 Blaine Amendment
Box 1 Constituents
Box 1 Free college
Box 1 Personal
Box 1 Post-convention
Box 1 Post-election
Box 1 Court of Claims proposals
Box 1 District Court I
Box 2 District Court II
Box 2 Education
Box 2 Family court (2 folders)
Box 2 Fiscal free education
Box 2 Free college tuition, constituent letters
Box 2 Health and welfare
Box 2 Judiciary, general
Judiciary, subcommittee on
Box 2 General material
Box 2 Minutes and notices
Box 2 Legislature
Box 2 Legislature, committee on - general material, correspondence, memos, etc
Box 2 Legislature, subcommittee on - general material
Box 2 Legislature, subcommittee on local apportionment
Box 2 Lower trial courts
Box 2 Memoranda, proposals, reports (2 folders)
Box 2 McCurn applications
Box 2 Releases
Box 2 Santangelo case
Box 2 Social welfare
Box 2 Speaking engagements
Box 2 Surrogate court proposals
Box 2 Third reading
Printed material
Box 3 Propositions, judiciary
Box 3 Propositions, legislature
Box 3 Assorted pamphlets