The Resource Executive Papers

Executive Papers

Label
Executive Papers, 1942-1946
Title
Executive Papers
Inclusive dates
1942-1946
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Executive Papers of Governor Colgate W. Darden are housed in 145 boxes. The collection is arranaged into six (6) series. Series have been designated for: I. Special Groups. II. Subject Files. III. Miscellaneous Files. IV. Correspondence with State Agencies. V. County Audits. VI. Audits of Offices and Institutions. These records include applications, appointments, audits, correspondence, extraditions, invitations, invoices, pardons, proclamations, reports, requisitions, and speeches. These records document the gubernatorial administration of Colgate W. Darden, Jr. from 21 January 1942 to 15 January 1946
  • The Special Groups records are housed in 43 boxes and are divided into six subseries: A. Extraditions. B. Invitations. C. General Assembly. D. Legal File. E. Judicial File. F. Financial File. Subjects include: Extraditions, Invitations, General Assembly, Legislation, Virginia Advisory Legislative Council reports, Virginia Parole Board, Attorney General, Judges, Judicial recommendations, Constitutional Convention of 1945, and Financial records
  • The Subject Files are housed in 21 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by subject with various state insitutions and departments arranged there under. Subjects include: Commission of Fisheries, Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia Conservation Commission, State Corporation Commission, State Board of Corrections, Education, Division of Grounds and Buildings, Health, Department of Highways, Labor and Industry, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Division of Military Affairs (Adjutant General), Public Welfare, State Port Authority, State and Regional Defense (Office of Civilian Defense), Taxation, and Unemployment Compensation Commission
  • The Miscellaneous Files are housed in 38 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by subject. Subjects include: Chamber of Commerce, Civilian Conservation Corps, Council of State Governments, County Consolidation, Daylight Savings Time, Federal Works Agency, Law Enforcement, Opinions of the Attorney General, Post-War Planning, Proclamation Data, Requests, Speeches, United States Army, United States Defense (Food, Housing, Office of Price Administration, Selective Service, Office of Civilian Defense, War Manpower Commission), United States Treasury (War Loan Drives), United States Navy, V-E Day, V-J Day, War Prisoners-Crop Harvesting, and World War II
  • The Correspondence with State Agencies records are housed in 14 boxes and are arranged by name of agency. Agencies include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Art Commission, Commission of Fisheries, Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Virginia Conservation Commission, Department of Highways, Virginia Parole Board, and State Police (including applications for restoration of driving permits)
  • The County Audits are housed in 24 boxes and are divided into two subseries: 1941-1942 and 1942-1946 and are arranged alphabetically by locality there under
  • The Audits of Offices and Institutions are housed in 8 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by institution
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Colgate W. Darden, Jr. (1897-1981), from the City of Norfolk, served as governor from 21 January 1942 to 15 January 1946.
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. Special Groups. II. Subject Files. III. Miscellaneous Files. IV. Correspondence with State Agencies. V. County Audits. VI. Audits of Offices and Institutions.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
50.75
Immediate source of acquisition
Office of the Governor
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001521098
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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