1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY
1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY

Sandy Galef


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This collection contains the papers of Sandy Galef, New York State Assemblywoman.


Galef, Sandy
Date Coverage:
36 cubic ft. (about 36 boxes)

Sandy Galef is assemblywoman for the 90th district in the New York State Assembly. A Democrat, Galef first won election to the Assembly in 1992 and represents portions of Westchester and Putnam counties, including the towns of Kent, Philipstown, Putnam Valley, Ossining, Cortlandt, and the city of Peekskill. Galef has served on many Assembly committees including Real Property Tax (chair), Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions, Election Law, Governmental Operations, and Health. Born in Wisconsin in 1940, Galef moved to Westchester in 1944 and later received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University and a Masters in Education from the University of Virginia. She taught school in both Virginia and New York and then held several volunteer leadership positions in Westchester while raising her family. Prior to her election to the Assembly, Galef was a Westchester County Legislator for thirteen years.

This collection contains the Assemblywoman Galef's subject files with materials dating from 1991-2009, including correspondence, news releases, clippingss, reports, and background materials. Per the memorandum of agreement, this collection will be closed for a period of five years after the donor leaves office.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archivesin 2010.

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Published: 2018-03-06 06:19:36 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2016 December 23

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. The constituent case files will be closed for 30 years after leaving office.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Sandy Galef, 1991-2009. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Sandy Galef).