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New York State Governor W. Averell Harriman Social 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 records of the social or official engagements given by Governor and Mrs. Harriman or by the Governor alone while in office. Records include acceptances, regrets, guest and seating lists, thank-you notes, memoranda, and a few press releases relating to luncheons, dinners, parties, and other social or official events. There are several functions given in honor of heads of state in foreign countries highlighting Governor Harriman's former role as an ambassador from the United States.
Creator:
Title:
Quantity:
1.75 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1955-1958
Series Number:
B2343

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject, group, or person for whom the event is being given.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of records of the social or official engagements given by Governor and Mrs. Harriman or by the Governor alone while in office. Records include acceptances, regrets, guest and seating lists, thank-you notes, memoranda, and a few press releases relating to luncheons, dinners, parties, and other social or official events. There are several functions given in honor of heads of state in foreign countries highlighting Governor Harriman's former role as an ambassador from the United States.

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

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Custodial History

This series was transferred to Syracuse University from Governor Harriman in 1959, and was transferred to the New York State Archives in 2006. It was accessioned in November 2011.

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Detailed Description

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Accretion: B2343-11
1955 October 18 Problems of the Aging Lunch 10/18/1955 1 1
1955 November 30 AFL Executive Council Lunch 11/30/1955 1 2
1957 January 30 Anderson, Mary, Rect. for 1/30/1957 1 3
1956 March 20 Assemblymen, Senators, and County Leaders Buffet Supper 3/20/1956 1 4
1955 October 26 Associated Industries 10/26/1955 1 5
1956 February 28 Banking Luncheon 2/28/1956 1 6
1956 May 7 Brooklyn Delegation Buffet 5/7/1956 1 7
1955 January 28 Budget Luncheon 1/28/1955 1 8
1956 January 31 Budget Luncheon 1/31/1956 1 9
1956 April 9 Budget Luncheon 4/9/1956 1 10
1957 January 30 Budget Luncheon 1/30/1957 1 11
1955 October 10 Business Advisory Council Lunch 10/10/1955 1 12
1956 September 25 CIO-AFL Convention (Mansion) 9/25/1956 1 13
1956 April 16 CIO-AFL Dinner 4/16/1956 1 14
1956 August 13 Chicago Reception 8/13/1956 1 15
1958 December 21 Christmas Party 12/21/1958 1 16
1956 October 4 Citizens Advisory Committee 10/4/1956 1 17
1957 May 8 Commerce and Industry Assoc. Luncheon 5/8/1957 1 18
1957 May 8 Conference of Candidates Luncheon 5/8/1957 1 19
1955 April 23 Congressional Luncheon 4/23/1955 1 20
1956 February 9 Consumer Advisory Luncheon 2/9/1956 1 21
1955 May 23 Court of Appeals Dinner 5/23/1955 1 22
1956 April 23 Court of Appeals Dinner 4/23/1956 1 23
1957 February 22 Dairy Problems Luncheon 2/22/1957 1 24
1956 September 10 Democrats Buffet Supper 9/10/1956 1 25
1957 April 22 Dublin, Mayor of - Robt. Biscoe 4/22/1957 1 26
1956 June 22 Editors and Publishers Lunch (Foreign Newspapers) 6/22/1956 1 27
1956 December 17 Electoral College 12/17/1956 1 28
1958 June 11 Fordham U. Very Rev. Father Rector of Reception 6/11/1958 1 29
1957 January 6 Gaitskell, Hugh Dinner 1/6/1957 1 30
1956 May 19 Gaitskell, Hugh Dinner (British Labor Party) 5/19/1956 1 31
1958 July 28 Ghana - Prime Minister of, Reception for Kwama Nkrumah 7/28/1958 1 32
(Dinner) Ghandi, Indira Mrs. Cancelled 1 33
1956 November 21 Greece, Premier of Luncheon 11/21/1956 1 34
Hammerskjold, Dag Dinner 1 35
1958 May 28 Holz, Leff - Lunch for 5/28/1958 1 36
1957 April 30 India, Ambassador of Mehta, G.H. Reception 4/30/1957 1 37
1956 December 20 India, Minister of (Nehru) 12/20/1956 1 38
1956 August 2 Industrial Safety Advisory Committee Lunch 8/2/1956 1 39
1955 February 15 Int'l Conf. of Free Trade Union Reception 2/15/1955 1 40
1955 February 5 Shah of Iran Luncheon 2/5/1955 1 41
1956 January 16 Ireland, Deputy Prime Min. Dinner 1/16/1956 1 42
1955 November 9 Israeli Consul General Lunch 11/9/1955 1 43
1956 March 2 Italy (Pres. of) Reception 3/2/1956 1 44
1955 April 2 Italy P.M. Scelba Lunch 4/2/1955 1 45
1956 November 14 Junior League Inc. 11/14/1956 1 46
1956 October 16 Sen. Kefauver Dinner 10/16/1956 1 47
1957 December 18 Kathly, Anna Dinner 12/18/1957 1 48
1955 October 29 Ambassador Kirk Dinner 10/29/1955 1 49
1957 March 9 Legislative Correspondents Wives Dinner 3/9/1957 1 50
1956 March 10 Legislative Correspondents Wives Buffet Supper 3/10/1956 1 51
Legislative Reception 1 52
1955 April 30 Reception Prior to Loyalty Day Parade 4/30/1955 2 1
1955 November 11 Makins, Sir Roger and Lady Makins Lunch 11/11/1955 2 2
1955 May 19 Mayor's Reception 5/19/1955 2 3
1957 October 14 Meany, Geo. Reception 10/14/1957 2 4
1955 April 18 Newsmens Luncheon 4/18/1955 2 5
1955 February 16 NYC Mayor and Democratic Leaders Lunch 2/16/1955 2 6
1955 November 1 NYS Flood Control Commission 11/1/1955 2 7
1957 April 26 Post Session Luncheon (Newspapers) 4/26/1957 2 8
1958 April 29 Post Session Luncheon (Newspapers) 4/29/1958 2 9
1956 August 28 Power Authority Luncheon 8/28/1956 2 10
1957 July 9 Reception at 81st St. House 7/9/1957 2 11
1957 May 19 Reception at 81st St. House 5/19/1957 2 12
1957 April 29 Refugee Committee Luncheon 4/29/1957 2 13
1957 February 28 Regents Dinner 2/28/1957 2 14
1956 February 23 Regents Dinner 2/23/1956 2 15
1956 August 2 "Send Off" Reception 8/2/1956 2 16
1957 January 15 Social Welfare, Board of 1/15/1957 2 17
1957 January 28 State University Admin Luncheon 1/28/1957 2 18
1956 March 8 State University of NY Dinner 3/8/1956 2 19
1955 February 10 State University Dinner 2/10/1955 2 20
1955 March 19 Stevenson's Luncheon 3/19/1955 2 21
1956 April 18 Teachers Recognition Lunch 4/18/1956 2 22
1955 December 14 Temporary Comm. on Youth and Delinquency Lunch 12/14/1955 2 23
1955 May 9 Thailand, Prime Minister of, Dinner 5/9/1955 2 24
1955 October 7 Truman Luncheon 10/7/1955 2 25
1956 January 25 Water Pollution Lunch 1/25/1956 2 26
1956 February 21 26th Wedding Anniversary 2/21/1956 2 27
1956 July 17 Youth Commission Lunch 7/17/1956 2 28
Regrets 3 1
Miscellaneous 3 2