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RG 002/RG 002.01. Records of the Office of the Governor

 Record Group Term
Identifier: RG 002/RG 002.01

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

A Study of the Correctional System made by the U.S Bureau of Prisons

 Item — Folder 12. A Study of the Correctional System made by the U.S Bureau of Prisons, 1959 (1636-1219)
Identifier: 1636-1219

Commission for Indian Affairs records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1996-68

The Rhode Island Commission for Indian Affairs records contains information on the commission's efforts to investigate problems common to persons of American Indian heritage in Rhode Island.

Dates: 1977-1986

Commission to Revise and Digest Public Laws meeting minutes

 Series — Volume Commission to Revise and Digest Public Laws meeting minutes, 1880-1881
Identifier: C#00372

Minutes of meetings of the commission to revise and digest public laws of the State of RI. Included: Dates of meetings, number of meetings, names of members present, titles and chapters acted upon, other actions taken by the commissioners.

Dates: July 1, 1880-January 13, 1881

French and Indian War Military papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00246

French and Indian Wars put together by former archivist. Subjects vary widely. There is a table of contents in the front of each volume. Subjects include: accounts of Fort Schuyler, Ontario, Stanwix, George, accounts of the Committee of War, lists ofmen involved in the Canadian expedition, papers related to the CrownPoint expedition. This material has been microfilmed.

Dates: 1740-1774

General Implications of Oil Refinery Development Governor's Office, ERCC

 Item — Folder 31 General Implications of Oil Refinery Development Governor's Office, ERCC, 1967
Identifier: 1636-735

Governor Approval of Bond Issues

 Series — Folder Governor Approval of Bond Issues, 1946-1976
Identifier: C#00892

Letters to the Secretary of State from the Governor approving the issuance of bonds. Letters include names of the two general officers, purpose of the bond issue, date approved, and usually the amount of the bond issue.

Dates: 1946-1976

Governor letter register

 Series — Volume Governor letter register, 1756-1765
Identifier: C#00480
Abstract Function: To record the text of correspondence related to RI's participation in the war of Great Britain against France. Contents: Handwritten copies of correspondence and other documents related to the RI's efforts in concert with Great Britain in the war with France. The majority of the documents are addressed to the Governor. Bulk consists of correspondence to and from Great Britain concerning the raising of troops and settling of accounts between the colony and the crown. Most of the...
Dates: January 30, 1756-June 30, 1765

Governor's Auditing Committee Quartermaster General's Accounts audit

 Series — Volume Governor's Auditing Committee Quartermaster General's Accounts audit, 1861
Identifier: C#00470
Abstract Function: To record information of an audit of the Quartermaster General's office in 1861. Contents: Voucher list contains: month, day, year, voucher number, amount and a total for each column. Journal of expenses and receipts, list contains month, day, year, person who requisitioned money or returned excess funds, amount and a column total. List of notes issued to Quartermaster General includes: month, day, year, amount person who received the note, column total. Disbursements made by...
Dates: April 1, 1861-December 27, 1861

Governor's correspondence

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00257-C#01183-C#01305
Scope and Contents

Official communications received and copies of outgoing correspondence to/from various foreign governments, colonial, state, federal or military officials and departments, municipalities, individual citizens, religious groups or organizations.

Dates: 1731-1891

Governor's day book

 Item — Volume Governor's day book, 1853-1862
Identifier: C#00193

The Governor's day book records actions of the governor in carrying out various functions of the office and consists of appointments (civil and military), pardons, orders to the Adjutant General, papers concerning paupers, invalids, and the insane. See table of contents for complete listing.

Dates: 1853-1862

Governor's executive orders

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1997-14-2015-03
Scope and Contents

Record of orders issued by the governor as head of the executive branch of government having status or rule of law and not requiring action by the state legislature

Dates: 1937-2014

Governor’s Insurance Council minutes

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-12

Governor's Justice Commission records

 Series — Box 1-8. Governor's Justice Commission records
Identifier: 2006-26

Governor's Messages and Legislative Addresses

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#01732-C#01187
Dates: 1732, 1739, 1744, 1755, 1812-1818, 1820-1821, 1841-1842, 1844, 1857, 1859, 1861-1862, 1864-1866, 1878-79, 1902, 1914, 1921, 1922, 1925-1930, 1931, 1933, 1941-1943, 1970-1980

Governor's photographs

Identifier: C#01311

Governor's proclamations

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00259-C#01310-2015-01-C#00574
Scope and Contents

Record of official notifications, acknowledgments or accolades pertaining to specific celebrations & holidays, historical events, individuals, groups or entities as well as matters of local or national importance.

Dates: 1754-1994, 2011-2014

Governor's publications

Identifier: 1636-41

Governor's renditions and extraditions (Fugitives from Justice)

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00038-2021-09
Scope and Contents Record of extradition proceedings issued by governors under authority of the United States Constitution for the apprehension and/or removal of individuals deemed fugitives from justice for crimes committed in Rhode Island or other states / countries having jurisdiction. May contain supporting documentation including copies of affidavits, indictments, waivers to right of council or extradition proceedings against, authorizations & correspondence from attorney general, mug shots /...
Dates: 1842-2001, 2011-2020; Majority of material found within 1891-2001

Governor's reports

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02 02.010
Dates: 1868-1993

Governor's vetoed legislation

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00881-2020-06
Scope and Contents

Record of disapproved legislation as passed by both houses of the General Assembly & transmitted to the governor for signature. May include attached committee roll call votes, substitutions & floor amendments as well as messages by governor respective.

Dates: 1950-2019

In and Out, Round About: Rhode Island's Handicapped Access Guide to Medical Facilities

 Item — Folder 9. In and Out, Round About: Rhode Island's Handicapped Access Guide to Medical Facilities, 1987-1988
Identifier: 1636-267

NY, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company engineering report

 Item — Box NY, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company engineering report
Identifier: C#00404

Complete inventory of all the property belonging to the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company. Lists type of property, number of each t~e cost for replacement, and cost for replacement less depreciation.

Dates: 1914-1930

Office of the the Governor scrapbooks

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00079

Book with blue cover has information on building of present State House. Information on railway is scattered throughout.

Dates: 1885-1895

President Abraham Lincoln tribute subscriptions

 Series — Box President Abraham Lincoln tribute subscriptions, 1865
Identifier: 1636-1636.1

The President Abraham Lincoln tribute subscriptions consists of $1.00 donations made by Rhode Island residents to honor the memory of President Lincoln as part of a $100.00 tribute to be presented to Mrs. Lincoln and family by Governor James Y. Smith. Selected items include donations from Market Men of Providence, residents of East Providence and Pawtucket, employees of Sayles Bleachery, and the Bristol Steam Mill.

Dates: April- May 1865

Proposed Newport Military Installation records

 Series — Box Proposed Newport Military Installation (Rochefontaine) drawings and correspondence, 1794
Identifier: 2000-20
Scope and Contents

The Military Installation records consist of eight (8) color ganache drawings by engraver Rochefontaine of proposed military installations or fortifications for Newport, Rhode Island. This series also includes a letter from Rochefontaine to Governor Fenner regarding the plans for the proposed fortifications dated August 16, 1794 (Boston).

Dates: 1794

Rhode Island Plan for Mental Retardation A Report to the Governor

 Item — Folder 6. Rhode Island Plan for Mental Retardation A Report to the Governor, 1965 (1636-1022)
Identifier: 1636-1022

State Agent of Public Schools report

 Item — Folder State Agent of Public Schools report, 1844
Identifier: C#00059

Report to Governor Lerner from Henry Barnard detailing his statewide investigation of public schools.

Dates: 1844