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Governor's town meeting files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of files of "Town Meetings" held by Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller. Information includes meeting agenda; economic and political background brief on the area where meeting were held and summaries of facts relating to state and regional issues on which the Governor was likely to be questioned. Also included are letters on matters discussed at meetings and carbon copies of the Governor's replies. The files occasionally include copies of statements made by citizens.
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Quantity:
2 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1967-1972
Series Number:
B0919

Arrangement

Chronological by year, then alphabetical by place of meeting.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of files for "Town Meetings" held by Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller during the years 1967, 1969, and 1972. About 150 persons were invited to these meetings, which were well covered by the news media.

In each file is a binder containing the agenda for the meeting, brief economic and political background on the area where the meeting was held, and summaries of facts relating to major state and regional issues on which the Governor was likely to be questioned. Also found in the files are copies of letters to the Governor commenting on matters discussed at the meetings and carbon copies of the Governor's replies. The files occasionally include copies of statements made by citizens. The files were prepared in the office of T. Norman Hurd, Director of the Division of the Budget and advisor to Governor Rockefeller.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

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