The Resource Executive Papers

Executive Papers

Label
Executive Papers, 1934-1938
Title
Executive Papers
Inclusive dates
1934-1938
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Executive Papers of Governor George C. Peery are housed in 162 boxes. The collection is arranaged into seven (7) series. Series have been designated for: I. General Correspondence. II. General Assembly. III. Reports on Audits. IV. Financial Affairs. V. Power Plants Maintenance. VI. Penal Affairs. VII. Federal Government. These records include applications, appointments, correspondence, extraditions, invitations, pardons, proclamations, reports, and requisitions. These records document the gubernatorial administration of George C. Peery from 17 January 1934 to 18 January 1938
  • The General Correspondence are housed in 92 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by topic. Subjects include: Adjutant General, Agriculture, Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Appointments, Art Commission, Attorney General, Budget, Buildings and Grounds, Conservation and Development, Corporation Commission, Delegates Appointed for Meetings, Education, Fisheries, Health, Highways, Invitations, Judges, Law Enforcement, Miscellaneous Correspondence, Motor Vehicles, Old Age Pensions, Penitentiary, Proclamations, Public Welfare, Purchasing and Printing, Recommendations, Taxation, Unemployment Compensation Commission, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and George Washington (Houdon Statue)
  • The General Assembly records are housed in 8 boxes and are arranged by session
  • The Reports on Audits are housed in 28 boxes and are divided into three subseries: Cities and Towns, Counties and State Agencies
  • The Financial Affairs records are housed in 3 boxes and are arranged by Executive Control number
  • The Power Plant Maintenance records are housed in 3 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by state institution
  • The Penal Affairs records are housed in 21 boxes and are arranged by Applications for Restoration of Driving Licenses, History of Convictions, Extraditions, and Pardons
  • The Federal Government records are housed in 9 boxes and are arranged alphabetically by topic or agency. Subjects include: Agricultural Adjustment Act, Emergency Relief Administration, Public Works Administration, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Resettlement Administration, and Works Progress Administration
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
George Campbell Peery (1873-1952), from Tazewell County, served as governor from 17 January 1934 to 18 January 1938.
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. General Assembly. III. Reports on Audits. IV. State Agencies. V. Financial Affairs. VI. Power Plants Maintenance. VII. Penal Affairs. VIII. Federal Government.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
56.70
Immediate source of acquisition
Office of the Governor
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001520236
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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