The Resource Executive Papers

Executive Papers

Label
Executive Papers, 1950-1954
Title
Executive Papers
Inclusive dates
1950-1954
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Language
eng
Summary
  • The Executive Papers of Governor John S. Battle are housed in 172 boxes. The collection is arranaged into eight (8) series. Series have been designated for: I. Reports on Audits. II. State Government. III. Extraditions. IV. Federal Government. V. General Assembly. VI. General Correspondence. VII. Invitations. VIII. Judicial. These records include applications, appointments, audits, correspondence, executive orders, extraditions, invitations, invoices, minutes, proclamations, recommendations, reports, and speeches. These records document the gubernatorial administration of John S. Battle from 18 January 1950 to 19 January 1954
  • The Reports on Audits are housed in 45 boxes and are arranged by year and subdivided by locality and state agency
  • The State Government records are housed in 44 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by agency or subject. Subjects include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Boards, Commissions (including Art Commission and Hampton Roads Sanitation Commission), Virginia Conservation Commission, Virginia Corporation Commission, Education (Advisory Research Committee on School Construction, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and colleges and universities), Governor's Mansion, Grounds and Buildings, Department of Health, Highways, Department of Mental Hygiene and Hospitals (includes mental hospitals), Military Affairs (Adjutant General), Retirement (Virginia Retirement System and Virginia Supplemental Retirement System), State Police, Taxation, Unemployment Compensation Commission, Virginia Ports Authority, Welfare and Institutions (Corrections, Penitentiary, and Parole Board), and Public Welfare
  • The Extradition records are housed in 27 boxes and are arranged alphabetically. Following the extradition records is a petition for the Martinsville Seven and records for the removal of political disabilities
  • The Federal Government records are housed in 7 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by agency or subject. Subjects include: Army, Civilian Defense, Executive Departments, and Rent
  • The General Assembly records are housed in 8 boxes and are arranged by General Assembly session followed by subjects. Records include: notes on bills, Commissions, Virginia Advisory Legislative Council, Redistriciting, Reports, and Resignations
  • The General Correspondence are housed in 29 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by subject. Notable subjects incude: Civil Rights, Executive Orders, Proclamations, Requests, Southern Governors, Statements, and Taxes
  • The Invitations are housed in 8 boxes and are arranged chronologically
  • The Judicial records are housed in 8 boxes and are arranged by Court
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Biographical or historical data
John Stewart Battle was born in New Bern, North Carolina on 11 July 1890. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1930-1933, in the Virginia Senate from 1934-1949, and as Governor from 1950-1954. He died in Charlottesville, Va., 9 April 1972.
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. Reports on Audits. II. State Government. III. Extraditions. IV. Federal Government. V. General Assembly. VI. General Correspondence. VII. Invitations. VIII. Judicial.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
60.20
Immediate source of acquisition
Office of the Governor
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001521167
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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