Scope and Content Note

This series contains typescript or printed copies of Governor Charles S. Whitman's, Martin H. Glynn's, and Nathan L. Miller's executive statements, often prepared for release to the press, to announce appointments of public officials, or to report on other gubernatorial actions. Announcements concern such issues as: appointment or nomination of persons to offices, councils, or commissions such as: Public Service Commission, commissions to investigate sanity of persons convicted in capital cases, and justices for special terms of the Supreme Court; investigations and resignations of state officials; convicts for whom the governor is considering a pardon, listed on monthly "Pardon Day Calendars"; granting or denial of executive clemency; governor's opinion on pending legislation, in the form of transcripts of correspondence from the governor to legislators; and other topics such as labor matters, military matters, appropriations, and public works projects.