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Guide to the Nicholas Scoppetta Papers
 MS 3017

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 28, 2022
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Scoppetta, Nicholas, 1932-2016
Title: Nicholas Scoppetta papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1974-2015
Abstract: Personal files of New York City public official and educator Nicholas Scoppetta (1932–2016), who served as Commissioner of Investigation for the City of New York (1972–1977), Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice (1976–1978), Professor at New York University School of Law (1978–1982), President of the Board of Trustees, Children's Aid Society (1987–1993), Commissioner of the Administration for Children's Services (1996-2001), and 31st Commissioner of the Fire Department of the City of New York (2002–2009). Includes some photographs and memorabilia.
Quantity: 10 Linear feet (10 record cartons and 1 oversize folder)
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Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3017