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Executive proclamations

Creator: Governor's Office. Main Office

Date: 1861-1987

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 193450

Restrictions: Per KSA 75-104, as of 1991, records of former governors who are still alive are closed until their deaths, unless the governor orders that the records be opened. Certain records may still remain closed due to falling under KSA 45-221, the Open Records Act, or under other such statutes that generally or specifically affect the openness of public records. For more information regarding access to these records, contact reference staff.

Space Required/Quantity: 11.35 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Executive proclamations

Titles (Other):

  • Executive messages and proclamations

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Proclamations and messages or speeches that were issued to the State Legislature and/or to the general public by the Kansas Governor. They are usually in the form of newspaper clippings, typed originals, or carbon copies of the typed original. Earlier volumes include handwritten versions that might have been used as rough drafts for the printed and signed copies. Also sometimes included are executive orders and writs of election.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • 1861B - 1987: Robinson, Crawford, Harvey, St. John, Humphrey, Morrill, Leedy, Stanley, Capper, Reed, Woodring, Hagaman, Hall, Dockings, Avery, Anderson, Carlin
  • 1877-1921
  • 1915 - 1921: Allen, Capper, Hodges (includes executive orders and writs of election)
  • 1921-1932, 1925-1939; Proclamations, executive orders, messages to the legislature
  • 1940-1945, 1955-1956; Proclamations and writs of election
  • 1969-1971; Robert B. Docking; Proclamations alphabetically A-Z
  • 1972-1974; Docking Administration
  • Governor John St. John

Related Records or Collections

Other Finding Aid/Index: Some volumes have alphabetical indexes.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Kansas. Governor -- Records and correspondence
    Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
    Kansas -- History -- 19th century
    Kansas -- History -- 20th century
    Kansas -- Politics and government
    Crawford, S. J. (Samuel Johnson), 1835-1913
    Executive orders -- Kansas
    Executive power -- Kansas
    Governors -- Kansas
    Proclamations -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hall, Fred, Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Avery, William Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Reed, Clyde Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Stanley, William Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Morrill, Edmund Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Docking, George, Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Capper, Arthur Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Crawford, Samuel J. Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Hagaman, Frank L., Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Woodring, Harry Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Harvey, James Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. St. John, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Robinson, Charles Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Humphrey, Lyman Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Leedy, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Carlin, John Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Docking, Robert Administration.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Main Office.
    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Anderson, John A., Jr., Administration.

Additional Information for Researchers

Restrictions: Per KSA 75-104, as of 1991, records of former governors who are still alive are closed until their deaths, unless the governor orders that the records be opened. Certain records may still remain closed due to falling under KSA 45-221, the Open Records Act, or under other such statutes that generally or specifically affect the openness of public records. For more information regarding access to these records, contact reference staff.