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New York State Governor Press Office Subject and Correspondence 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:
The records in this series relate to all aspects of Communications and Press Office operations. Included are correspondence and memoranda to and from the director and press secretary, and working papers on specific subjects. Files are present for the Governor Hugh L. Carey and Mario M. Cuomo administrations.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1979-1985
Series Number:
B2523

Scope and Content Note

The records in this series relate to all aspects of Communications and Press Office operations. Included are correspondence and memoranda to and from the director and press secretary, and working papers on specific subjects.

Communications Office files from Governor Hugh L. Carey's administration include event scripts, papers, and program booklets for the 1981 Harvest of Music festival, scripts and correspondence relating to the "Energy Beat" series produced by the governor's office, files pertaining to the publication of Carey's public papers, news clippings of the governor's marriage to Evangeline Goutelas, correspondence about the Audio Information Service that used electronic media to supplement press releases, and papers and programs relating to "The Carey Years" farewell event. Files from Governor Mario M. Cuomo's administration include State of the State scripts and TV papers, photographs from the 1985 State Fair, and research files for a proposed state government video/audio/photo archives project.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Acquistion Information

These records were transferred to the State Archives by William F. Snyder, former Director of Communications to the Governor.

This series was transferred under records disposition number 13701.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: B2523-15
1982 December "The Carey Years" farewell event for cabinet and staff 1
1979 "The Energy Beat" TV series produced by Governor's Office 1
1980 "1980 Sessions Accomplishments" booklet 1
1981 "Harvest of Music" program booklets 1
1981 News clippings, Carey-Gouletas wedding 1
1982 Program for Legislative Correspondents Association show "The Honeymoochers" 1
1981 Governor Carey trip to Japan 1
1982 Publication of Carey public papers, memos and correspondence 1
1980 Carey budget press conference photographs 1
1981 "Harvest of Music" event script and papers 1
1981 Bill jacket with governor's signature, Assembly bill 8974A, L. 1981 Ch. 404 1
1983 State of the State script and TV papers 2
1985 State Fair photographs 2
1983 Proposed New York State government video/audio/photo archives project 2
1978-1982 Audio Information Service files 2