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New York State Archives Partnership Trust Interview Transcripts for Book, Oreos and Dubonnet: Remembering Nelson A. Rockefeller

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of word-processed partial transcriptions of interviews conducted by Joseph H. Boyd, Jr. for the book co-authored by him and Charles R. Holcomb, published by SUNY Press in 2012.
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0.2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
2010-2011
Series Number:
B2731

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Unarranged.

Administrative History

Joseph H. Boyd, Jr. (1938-2013) held various positions in the Rockefeller gubernatorial administration.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of word-processed partial transcriptions of interviews conducted by Joseph H. Boyd, Jr. for the book co-authored by him and Charles R. Holcomb, published by SUNY Press in 2012.

Interviewees are individuals who had served in the administration of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller (1959-1973) or who had contacts with him during that period. Among the topics discussed in the interviews are the Empire State Plaza, Urban Development Corporation, amendments to the Civil Service Law known as the Public Employees Fair Employment Act ("Taylor Law"), and amendments to the Penal Law ("Rockefeller Drug Laws"). Other topics are Rockefeller's relationships with staff, legislators, and others; his election campaigns; and his trip to Latin American in 1969.

Douglas Barclay, Roy Goodman, Michael Osterman, Ronald W. Pedersen, Joseph Persico, Maxine Paul Pouravelis, and Robert W. Stone, Jr. are among those interviewed.

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SUNY Press is the registered copyright owner of the published material.

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Related Publications

Most of the texts appear in the book Oreos and Dubonnet: Remembering Nelson A. Rockefeller, published by SUNY Press in 2012.

Acquistion Information

These records were transferred by John Hanna, Jr., to the Archives Partnership Trust in 2011, and to the State Archives in 2014. The location of the full transcripts and audio recordings from which these partial transcripts were made is unknown. This series is transferred under RDA 90336.

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