The Resource Records of the Virginia Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade

Records of the Virginia Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade

Label
Records of the Virginia Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, 1994-2006 (bulk 2002-2005)
Title
Records of the Virginia Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Inclusive dates
1994-2006 (bulk 2002-2005)
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Language
eng
Summary
The Records of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade are housed in 104 boxes. The collection is arranged into nine (9) series. Series have been designated for: I. Constituent Correspondence; II. Office of the Secretary; III. Planning and Budget Files; IV. State Agencies; V. Advisory Boards, Council and Commissions; VI. Development Projects and Initiatives Files; VII. Company Files-Prospects and Development; VIII. Governor's Opportunity Fund; and IX. Special Projects-Virginia Economic Development Partnership. These records include agreements, reports, correspondence, memorandums, budget documents, agendas, handouts, invitations, and speeches. This collection documents the work of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade under Governor Mark R. Warner
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade. (Search Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade as author).
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Biographical or historical data
  • In 1970, the Governor's Management Commission Study recommended the creation of six "Deputy Governors" assist the Chief Executive in his managerial duties, compatible functions of government were grouped under these administrative heads, who would serve as the Governors top management team or "secretariats," as they are called now. The General Assembly in 1972 created six Secretariats positions initially. As government reorganized, that number fluctuated when government agencies expanded or consolidated.
  • The Secretary of Commerce and Trade oversees the economic, community, and workforce development of the Commonwealth. During the Administraton of Governor Mark R. Warner (2002-2006) fourteen agencies and boards reported to the Secretary of Commerce and Trade: Board of Accountancy, Department of Business Assistance, Department of Housing and Community Development, Department of Labor and Industry, Department of Minority Business Enterprise, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Virginia Employment Commission, Virginia Housing Development Authority, Virginia Racing Commission, Virginia Resource Authority, and Virginia Tourism Corporation.
  • On 28 December 2001, Governor-elect Mark R. Warner named Michael Schewel as Secretary of Commerce and Trade. Schewel was a former commissioner of the Virginia Housing Development Authority and had previously worked as head of corporate law for McGuireWoods, LLP. Schewel served until the end of Warner's term in January 2006 and returned to McGuireWoods.
Cataloging source
VIC
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
Label
Records of the Virginia Office of the Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi00977.xml.frame
Note
  • Dates of record creation: 1994-2006
  • Dates of record-keeping activity: 2002-2006
  • Record Group 137 (Secretary of Commerce and Trade)
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically or chonologically depending on the series.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
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Extent
59.55
Governing access note
Privacy protected and confidential information is restricted from public access for 75 years per Code of Virginia 42.1-78. If redaction was not an option, the entire document was sealed, but not removed from the collection. Sealed information may include, but is not limited to: attorney-client privileged documents, social security numbers, and confidential proprietary business records
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I. Constituent Correspondence, 2001-2006; II. Office of the Secretary, 2001-2006; III. Budget and Legislative Files, 2002-2005; IV. State Agencies, 1994-2006; V. Advisory Boards, Councils and Commissions, 1998-2005; VI. Development Projects and Initiatives, 2001-2005; VII. Company Files-Prospects and Development, 1994-2005; VIII. Governor's Opportunity Fund, 2001-2006; and IX. Special Project-Virginia Economic Development Partnerships, 1994-2002 (bulk 2001-2002).
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001628183
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (104 boxes)

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