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Inventory of the California Merit Award Board Records
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Description
The California State Merit Award Board was created by the State Board of Control in 1950 to make awards to state employees who submitted suggestions, which, after adoption, resulted in eliminating or reducing state expenditures or improving operations. The records of the California State Merit Award Board consist of 3 cubic feet of Meeting Files and Proposal Files that cover the years 1953-1978.
Background
The 1949 Legislature authorized the State Board of Control to make awards to state employees who submitted suggestions, which, after adoption, resulted in eliminating or reducing state expenditures or improving operations. The State Merit Award Board (MAB) was created by the State Board of Control in 1950 to administer this program.
Extent
3 cubic feet of textual records
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research.