The Resource Executive Papers

Executive Papers

Label
Executive Papers, 1966-1970
Title
Executive Papers
Inclusive dates
1966-1970
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Language
eng
Summary
  • The Executive Papers of Governor Mills E. Godwin, Jr. are housed in 435 boxes. The collection is arranaged into two (2) series. Series have been designated for: I. 1966-1967. II. 1968-1970. These records include appointments, commissions, correspondence, executive orders, invitations, minutes, proclamations, recommendations, reports, and speeches. These records document the gubernatorial administration of Mills E. Godwin, Jr., from 15 January 1966 to 17 January 1970
  • Series I. 1966-1967 (accession 27210) is housed in 186 boxes and is divided into fifteen (15) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. General Correspondence (33 boxes). B. Invitations (18 boxes). C. Requests (1 box). D. Miscellaneous Correspondence (1 box). E. Speeches (7 boxes). F. Statements (5 boxes). G. Gubernatorial Conferences (8 boxes). H. Boards Relating to the Southern States (4 boxes). I. Federal Government (18 boxes). J. Judicial (4 boxes). K. General Assembly (9 boxes). L. Study Commissions (5 boxes). M. State Boards (4 boxes). N. State Commissions (11 boxes. O. State Departments (65 boxes)
  • Notable subjects under General Correspondence include: Appointments, Civil Rights, Council of State Governments, 1967, Dulles Airport, KKK, Press Releases, Racial, City of Richmond, States Rights and Vietnam
  • Notable subjects under Gubernatorial Conferences include: Southern Governor's Conference (1966 and 1967) and National Governor's Conference (1966 and 1967)
  • Notable subjects under Federal Government include: Appalachian Regional Commission, Army Corps of Engineers, Civil Rights Commission, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and President
  • Notable subjects under General Assembly include: Sales Tax and Taxes
  • Notable headings under State Boards include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Elections and Water Control Board
  • Notable headings under Commissions include: Commission on the Aging, Art Commission, Committee on Aviation and Corporation Commission
  • Notable heading under State Departments include: Administration, Budget, Conservation and Development, Education, Health, Highways, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Military Affairs, State Police, Tax, Virginia Advisory Legislative Council, Virginia Employment Commission, Virginia State Ports Authority, Welfare and Institutions
  • Series II. 1968-1970 (accession 27780) is housed in 249 boxes and is divided in sixteen (16) subseries. Subseries have been designated for: A. General Correspondence (55 boxes). B. Boards (6 boxes). C. Commission (12 boxes). D. State Departments (83 boxes). E. Judicial (6 boxes). F. Invitations (17 boxes). G. Statements (5 boxes). H. Proclamations (2 boxes). I. Correspondence with Political Figures (3 boxes). J. Speeches (7 boxes). K. Magazine Articles (3 boxes). L. Bond Referendums (8 boxes). M. Lt. Governor (1 box). N. General Assembly (24 boxes). O. Virginia's Gubernatorial Election (1 box). P. Federal Government (21 boxes)
  • Notable subjects under General Correspondence include: Appointments, Council of State Governments, Democratic National Convention, August 1968, Ku Klux Klan, National Governors' Conference, Newport News Shipyard and Dry Dock, Politics, Press Conferences, Press Releases, Recommendations, Requests, Riots, Southern Governor's Conference, and Vietnam
  • Notable headings under Boards include: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Elections and Water Control Board
  • Notable headings under Commissions include: Commission of Aging, Art Commission, Corporation Commission, Governor's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Marine Resources Commission, Potomac River Compact Commission, Virginia State Crime Commission, and Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission
  • Notable headings under State Departments include: Administration, Automated Data Processing, Budget, Conservation and Development, Education, Engineering and Buildings, Governor's Office, Governor's Mansion, Governor's Staff, Health, Highway, Industrial Development, Mental Hygiene and Hospitals, Military Affairs, Office of Economic Opportunity, Planning and Community Affairs, Retirement, State Police, Tax, Virginia Employment Commission, Virginia State Ports Authority, Welfare and Institutions
  • Notable Correspondence with Political Figures include: J. Lindsay Almond, Harry F. Byrd, Sr., Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Colgate W. Darden, Jr., E. Griffith Dodson, Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., Fred Pollard, Thomas B. Stanley and William M. Tuck
  • Notable headings under General Assembly include: Special Session, 1969 (Constitutional Revision), Study Commissions (Boundaries of City of Richmond and Constitutional Revision)
  • Notable headings under Federal Government include: Emergency Preparedness (Flood "Camille"), President, and Senate (Edward Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy)
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Biographical or historical data
Mills E. Godwin, Jr. (1907-1995), from Nansemond County (now the city of Suffolk), served as Governor of Virginia from 15 January 1966 to 17 January 1970 and 12 January 1974 to 14 January 1978.
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. 1966-1967. II. 1968-1970.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
152.75
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Office of the Governor
  • Office of the Governor
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001521350
Type of unit
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