The Resource Executive Papers

Executive Papers

Label
Executive Papers, 1946-1950
Title
Executive Papers
Inclusive dates
1946-1950
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Language
eng
Summary
  • The Executive Papers of Governor William M. Tuck are housed in 135 boxes. The collection is arranaged into eleven (11) series. Series have been designated for: I. General Correspondence. II. Invitations. III. Executive Department Correspondence. IV. Reports of Audits. V. Judicial. VI. Penal Affairs. VII. Financial Affairs. VIII. Legislative. IX. Public Utility Labor Relations Dockets. X. Miscellaneous. XI. Federal Government. These records include applications, appointments, audits, correspondence, extraditions, invitations, invoices, pardons, proclamations, reports, and requisitions. These records document the gubernatorial administration of William M. Tuck from 16 January 1946 to 17 January 1950
  • The General Correspondence are housed in 30 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by subject. Subjects include: Chamber of Commerce, Council of State Government, Elections, Federal Legislation, General Assembly, Governor's Conference, Inauguration, Radio Stations, Southern Governor's Conference, Strikes, Taxes, and Veterans Affairs
  • The Invitations are housed in 8 boxes and are arranged chronologically
  • The Executive Department Correspondence are housed in 31 boxes and are divided into six (6) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. Authorities. B. Boards. C. Commissions. D. Committees. E. Councils. F. Departments. Subjects include: State Ports Authority, Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Art Commission, Legislative Advisory Council, Department of Agriculture and Immigration, Budget, Department of Conservation and Development, State Corporation Commission, Education, Fisheries, Game and Inland Fisheries, Grounds and Buildings, Health, Highways, Industrial, Labor and Industry, Military Affairs (Adjutant General), Public Welfare, State Police, Taxation, Unemployment Compensation, and Welfare and Institutions (Corrections and Parole Board)
  • The Reports of Audits are housed in 25 boxes and are divided into three (3) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. Counties. B. Cities and Towns. C. State Agencies. Reports are arranged alphabetically within each subseries
  • The Judicial records are housed in 3 boxes and are arranged by Attorney General, Circuit Courts, Corporation Courts, Hustings Court, Law and Chancery Court, and Supreme Court of Appeals. The court records consists primarily of recommendations
  • The Penal Affairs records are housed in 20 boxes and are divided into five (5) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. Clemency Requests. B. Commutations. C. Extraditions. D. Removal of Political Disabilities. E. Martinsville Seven
  • The Financial Affairs records are housed in 3 boxes and consists of invoices and statements of expenditures
  • The Legislative records are housed in 7 boxes and are arranged by General Assembly session. Subjects include notes on bills, code recodification, Virginia Advisory Legislative Council, and the reorganization of state government
  • The Public Utility Labor Relations Dockets are housed in 4 boxes
  • The Miscellaneous records are housed in 1 box and consists of file copies of executive orders, memorandums and press releases
  • The Federal Government records are housed in 4 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by subject or department
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Biographical or historical data
William Munford Tuck was born in Halifax County, Virginia on 28 September 1896. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates (1924-1932), Virginia State Senate (1932-1942), as Lieutenant Governor (1942-1946), Governor (1946-1950), and United States Congressman (1953-1969). He died in South Boston, Virginia, on 9 June 1983.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Location of other archival material
Library of Virginia,
Label
Executive Papers
Note
  • These records are part of the Governor's Office record group (RG#3)
  • Unprocessed
Arrangement
Organized into the following series: I. General Correspondence. II. Invitations. III. Executive Department Correspondence. IV. Reports of Audits. V. Judicial. VI. Penal Affairs. VII. Financial Affairs. VIII. Legislative. IX. Public Utility Labor Relations Dockets. X. Miscellaneous. XI. Federal Government.
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Inventory
Extent
47.25
Immediate source of acquisition
Office of the Governor
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001521107
Type of unit
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