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Series II. Administrative Ledgers, 1908-1934
The series contains the books documenting the management of the buildings. The application books note the applicant's name, date received, deposit paid, and room requests, from specific room numbers to which side the room faced (Amsterdam or campus side). There are books on the repair work done and the attending fees for holes in wall, ink stains on table or floor, posters on wall, dirty or soiled wall, chairs broken, cigarette burns in floor, etc. For John Jay Hall, there is an elevator service log. There is a goods received log for packages, boxes, flowers, medicine, books, and other goods from such stores as Wanamaker's, Brill Bros, Bloomingdale's, Brentano's, and Gimbels. There are also record books for when vacant rooms were rented not for the academic year or for the summer session but for short-term stays (in 1928, $1.50 per day, $9.00 per week) known as "transients."