Library Charter

The University of the State of New York
Education Department
Provisional Charter of
C. W. Clark Memorial Library

This instrument witnesseth That the Board of Regents for and on behalf of the
Education Department of the State of New York has granted this provisional charter
Incorporating

Leon A. Dapson                 Lloyd W. Clark                    Walter D. Nash
                Marion R. Gaffney           and           Stella B. Hamblin

And their associates and successors in office as a free public library, in accordance with the vote establishing the same, under the corporate name of C. W. Clark Memorial Library, to be located in the village of Oriskany Falls, Oneida County, N.Y., the library to have, as provided by law, five trustees, to be at first the persons named herein as incorporators, who are the duly elected library trustees of the village of Oriskany Falls, Oneida County, N.Y. to hold respectively in the order of their naming, as they have determined by lot, for terms that shall expire with the official village year, one each in the years 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943, and their successors to hold for terms of five years, to be elected as vacancies occur, in conformity with law, one each year by the Village Board; and this provisional charter will be replaced by an absolute charter if, within five years, the corporation shall have acquired sufficient property available for its use and support and be maintaining, to the satisfaction of the Regents, a library of proper standard.

Granted May 20, 1938 by the Board of Regents
For and on behalf of the State Education Department
Executed under the seal of said Department
Recorded therein. Number 4464
Signed by Chancellor and President of the University and Commissioner of Education

The University of the State of New York
Education Department
Absolute Charter
C W Clark Memorial Library

This Instrument Witnesseth That the Board of Regents for and on behalf of the New York State Education De-partment has granted this absolute charter to C. W. Clark Memorial Library, located in Oriskany Falls, county of Oneida, State of New York, which was incorporated by the Board of Regents under a provisional charter on May 20, 1938, and extended by Regents action on September 17, 1943, March 16, 1951, December 11, 1956, November 21, 1958, December 20, 1963, and April 28, 1967, and has continued the said corporation with all its powers, privileges and duties.

Granted June 23, 1978 by the Board of Regents
For and on behalf of the State Education Department,  
Executed under the seal of said Department
And recorded therein.  Number 16,651.
Signature of the Chancellor 
Signature of the President of the University and Commissioner of Education

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