The Resource Executive Papers

Executive Papers

Label
Executive Papers, 1970-1974
Title
Executive Papers
Inclusive dates
1970-1974
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eng
Summary
  • The Executive Papers of Governor A. Linwood Holton, Jr. are housed in 966 boxes. The collection is arranaged into four (4) series. Series have been designated for: I. 1970. II. 1971. III. 1972. IV. 1973-1974 (contains some records from 1970-1972). These records include appointments, commissions, correspondence, executive orders, invitations, minutes, proclamations, recommendations, reports, and speeches. These records document the gubernatorial administration of A. Linwood Holton, Jr., from 17 January 1970 to 12 January 1974
  • Series I. 1970 (accession 28050) is housed in 239 boxes and is divided into thirteen (13) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. General Correspondence (39 boxes). B. Virginia Constitution (2 boxes). C. General Assembly (14 boxes). D. Correspondence with Governors of Other States (2 boxes). E. Governors' Conferences (4 boxes). F. Federal (5 boxes). G. United States (25 boxes). H. Boards (7 boxes). I. Commissions (14 boxes). J. Executive Departments (90 boxes). K. Judicial (2 boxes). L. Invitations (30 boxes). M. Governor's Copies of Bills (5 boxes)
  • Notable subjects under General Correspondence include: Appointments made by Governor, Chesterfield County Annexation, Complaints, Council of State Governments, Republican Party, Requests, City of Richmond, State Government, and Vietnam
  • Notable subjects under Governors' Conferences include: National Governors' Conference, Republican Governors' Conference and Southern Governors' Conference
  • Notable subjects under United States include: Civil Rights, Intergovernmental Relations (Appalachian Regional Commission), President Richard M. Nixon, and Senate (Harry F. Byrd, Jr.)
  • Notable headings under Boards include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Air Pollution Control Board, Elections and Water Control Board
  • Notable headings under Commissions include: Commission on the Aging, Art Commission, Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District and Corporation Commission
  • Notable heading under Executive Departments include: Administration, Budget, Conservation and Economic Development, Education(School Integration), Governor's Office, Governor's Management Study, Inc., Health, Highways, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Military, Ports Authority, State Police, Taxation, Virginia Advisory Legislative Council, and Welfare and Institutions
  • Series II. 1971 (accession 28101) is housed in 221 boxes and is divided into ten (10) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. General Correspondence (47 boxes). B. Governors of Other States (9 boxes). C. General Assembly (10 boxes). D. Articles and Requests (4 boxes). E. Federal (32 boxes). F. Boards and Commissions (15 boxes). G. Executive Departments (84 boxes). H. Judicial (3 boxes). I. Edward Temple's Files (2 boxes). J. William B. Robertson's Files (17 boxes)
  • Notable subjects under General Correspondence include: Annexation of Henrico County and Chesterfield Counties by City of Richmond, Appointments, Council of State Governments, Invitations, Press Releases and Conferences, Republican Party, and City of Richmond
  • Notable subjects under Governors of Other States include: National Governors' Conference, Republican Governors' Conference and Southern Governors' Conference
  • Notable subjects under Federal include: Appalachian Regional Commission, and President of the United States
  • Notable subjects under Boards and Commissions include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Water Control Board, Art Commission, State Corporation Commission, Governor's Council on Narcotics and Drug Abuse Control, and Governor's Environmental Council
  • Notable headings under Executive Departments include: Administration, Budget, Conservation and Development, Education, Governor's Office, Governor's Management Study, Governor's Task Force, Health Department, Highway Department, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Division of State Planning and Community Affairs, State Police, Recommendations, Taxation, Virginia State Ports Authority, and Department of Welafre and Institutions
  • Series III. 1972 (accession 29488) is housed in 242 boxes and is divided into thirteen (13) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. General Correspondence (39 boxes). B. Invitations (10 boxes). C. General Assembly (8 boxes). D. Relations with Other States (9 boxes). E. Relations with Federal Government (2 boxes). F. Judicial (2 boxes). G. State Authorities and Boards (9 boxes). H. State Commissions (10 boxes). I. State Councils (2 boxes). J. State Departments (91 boxes). K. Lt. Governor (1 box). L. Federal (26 boxes). M. Gubernatorial Assistants (Roger H. Hull, Special Council and William B. Robertson, Special Assistant)(34 boxes)
  • Notable subjects under General Correspondence include: Appointments, Council of State Governments, Politics, Committee for Re-Election of the President, Press Conferences and Releases, Republican Governors' Association, Republican Party of Virginia, Republican Party, Requests, and Richmond City
  • Notable headings under Relations with Other States include: National Governors' Conference and Southern Governors' Conference
  • Notable headings under State Authorities and Boards include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Elections and Water Control Board
  • Notable headings under State Commissions include: Art Commission and State Corporation Commission
  • Notable headings under State Departments include: Secretary of Administration, Budget, Conservation and Economic Development, Drug Abuse Council, Education, Engineering and Buildings, Governor's Cabinet, Governor's Office, Health, Highways, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Military Affairs, Planning and Community Affairs, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Virginia Ports Authority, Virginia State Police, and Welfare and Institutions
  • Notable headings under Federal include: President, Appalachian Regional Commission, Civil Rights and Intergovernmental Relations
  • The subseries Gubernatorial Assistants is divided into the records of Roger H. Hull, Special Council (9 boxes) and William B. Robertson, Special Assistant (25 boxes). Notalbe headings under William B. Robertson include: School Racial Problems, Speeches and Minority Affairs
  • Series IV. 1973-1974 (accession 28795) is housed in 264 boxes and is divided into fifteen (15) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. General Correspondence (64 boxes). B. General Assembly (17 boxes). C. Governors of Other States (6 boxes). D. Executive Departments (92 boxes). E. Judicial (3 boxes). F. Statements, 1970-1974 (9 boxes). G. Publications and Miscellaneous (5 boxes). H. State Boards and Commissions (19 boxes). I. Federal Government (25 boxes). J. Federal Commissions (7 boxes). K. Speeches, 1970-1974 (7 boxes). L. Governor's Daily Schedule, 1970-1973 (3 boxes). M. Invitations (4 boxes). N. William B. Robertson's Files (6 boxes). O. Roger Hull's Files (4 boxes)
  • Notable headings under General Correspondence include: Appointments with Governor, Council of State Government, Executive Orders, Invitations, Press Releases, Republican Governors Association, Republican National Committee, Requests, Richmond City, Southern Governors' Conference, Southern Growth Policies Board, and Watergate
  • Notable headings under Executive Departments include: Budget, Conservation and Development, Drug Abuse Council, Education, Engineering and Buildings, Governor's Office, (Citizens Advisory Committee on Refurnishing and Interpreting the Executive Mansion, Cabinet Meetings, Secretary of Administration, Secretary of Human Affairs, Secretary of Finance, Secretary of Education, Secretary of Transportation), Health, Highways, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Planning and Community Affairs, Recommendations, State Police, Taxes, Virginia Employment Commission, and Welfare and Institutions
  • The subseries Statements includes all those issued by Governor Holton from 1970 to 1974
  • Notable headings under State Boards and Commissions include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Air Pollution Control Board, Water Control Board, Art Commission, Bicentennial Commission, Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission and Environmental Council
  • Notable headings under Federal Commissions include: Appalachian Regional Commission
  • The subseries Speeches includes Governor Holton's speeches from 1970 to 1974
  • The Governor's Daily Schedule subseries lists Governor Holton's schedule from 1970 to 1973
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Biographical or historical data
Abner Linwood Holton, Jr. (1923- ), from the City of Roanoke, served as governor from 17 January 1970 to 12 January 1974.
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. 1970. II. 1971. III. 1972. IV. 1973-1974.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
338.10
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Office of the Governor
  • Office of the Governor
  • Office of the Governor
  • Office of the Governor
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001521468
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