Governor Matheson Publicity records
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Scope and Content
This series contains newspaper clippings, correspondence and reports related to publicity acquired by the Governor and his office, as well as multimedia documents and publicity photographs of the Governor. Materials were created by several local and national newspapers and by individual constituents as well as members of the private sector and other agencies of local government. The materials display several opinions regarding Governor Matheson and his office, as well as the impact of his administration through dealings within the state and on the national level. Specific subject matters of note in this series include attempts by the Utah Legislature to pass cable television decency legislation (and the Governor's veto of those bills), prison overcapacity, education spending and overcrowding issues, the closure of an inter-tribal Native American boarding school in Brigham City, and the effects of nuclear testing on the health of Southern Utah residents. In addition, an assortment of issues related to Governor Matheson's rise to the head of the National Governor's Association, coupled with that organizations ongoing struggles to meet on common ground with the Reagan presidency.
Alphabetical by subject, thereunder chronological by date.
Speeches from the Governor Matheson, Series 4455, contains the speeches of Governor Matheson.
Interstate association and commission records from the Governor Matheson, Series 4527, details information related to the National Governor's Association.
Administrative records from the Department of Environmental Quality. Division of Radiation Control, Series 16841, provides further information on the effects of nuclear testing in Southern Utah.
Radio-nucleides environmental monitoring files from the Department of Environmental Quality. Division of Radiation Control, Series 16851, provides further information on the effects of nuclear testing in Southern Utah.
Photographs from the Governor Matheson, Series 22690, provides useful publicity photography of the governor.
Newspaper clippings from the Governor Matheson, Series 24105, details other information regarding press dealings with the Matheson administration.
Utah Conference on Families records from the Governor Matheson, Series 24107, provides information on other conferences involving Governor Matheson.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by James Kichas in February, 2003.
|1||1||2||Army, Department of the; 1983|
|1||1||2||Bear Lake; undated, 1981|
|1||1||3||Biographic Material; undated|
|1||1||4||Biographic Material; 1976-1978|
|1||1||5||Book Cliffs Trip; 1976-1977|
|1||1||6||Budget Amendment; undated|
|1||1||7||Budget Amendment; 1982|
|1||1||8||Business Regulation; 1983|
|1||1||9||Cable Television Decency Legislation; 1983-1984|
|1||1||10||Cache County Trip; undated|
|1||1||11||Cache County Trip; 1983-1984|
|1||1||12||Central Utah Project (CUP); undated, 1981-1982|
|1||1||13||Central Utah Project (CUP); 1983, Jan-Aug|
|1||1||14||Central Utah Project (CUP); 1983, Sep-Dec|
|1||1||15||Central Utah Project (CUP); 1984|
|1||1||16||Corrections, Division of; undated|
|1||1||17||Corrections, Division of; 1981|
|1||1||18||Corrections, Division of; 1982, Jan-May|
|1||1||19||Corrections, Division of; 1982, Jun-Dec|
|2||1||20||Corrections, Division of; 1983|
|2||1||21||Deveraux Mansion Revitalization Project; undated|
|2||1||24||Education; 1982, Jan-Apr|
|2||1||25||Education; 1982, May-Dec|
|2||1||26||Education; 1983, Jan-Apr|
|2||1||27||Education; 1983, May-Jun|
|2||1||28||Education; 1983, Jul-Aug|
|3||1||29||Education; 1983, Sep-Oct|
|3||1||30||Education; 1983, Nov|
|3||1||31||Education; 1983, Dec|
|3||1||32||Education; 1984, Jan|
|3||1||33||Education; 1984, Feb-May|
|3||1||34||Emery County Trip; 1983|
|3||1||35||Federal Budget; undated, 1981-1982|
|3||1||36||Federal Budget; 1983, Jan-Mar|
|3||1||37||Federal Budget; 1983, Apr-Aug|
|3||1||38||Federal Budget; 1983, Dec|
|4||1||41||Federalism; 1982, Jan-Feb|
|4||1||42||Federalism; 1982, Mar|
|4||1||43||Federalism; 1982, Apr-Dec|
|4||2||1||Flood Declarations; 1983|
|4||2||2||Flood Declarations; 1984|
|4||2||3||Governor's Popularity Ratings; 1979-1981|
|4||2||4||Kane County Trips; 1977, Mar-Sep|
|4||2||5||Kane County Trips; 1977, Oct-Dec|
|4||2||9||Legislature; 1983, Jan-Mar|
|4||2||10||Legislature; 1983, Apr-Sep|
|5||2||11||Legislature; 1983, Oct-Nov|
|5||2||12||Legislature; 1983, Dec|
|5||2||13||Legislature; 1984, Jan|
|5||2||14||Legislature; 1984, Feb-Sep|
|5||2||15||Logan/Box Elder Trip; undated, 1983|
|5||2||16||Marriage Ceremony Draft; undated|
|5||2||17||Millard County Trip; 1977|
|5||2||18||Municipal Power; 1984|
|5||2||19||National Governor's Association (NGA); undated|
|5||2||20||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1981|
|5||2||21||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1982, May-Aug|
|5||2||22||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1982, Sep-Dec|
|5||2||23||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1983, Feb|
|5||2||24||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1983, Mar|
|5||2||25||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1983, Apr-Jun|
|5||2||26||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1983, Jul-Nov|
|6||2||27||National Governor's Association (NGA); 1984|
|6||2||28||Native American Affairs; undated, 1981-1984|
|6||2||29||Newspaper Reports and Clippings; undated|
|6||2||30||Newspaper Reports and Clippings; 1976-1977|
|6||2||31||Newspaper Reports and Clippings; 1979-1981|
|6||2||32||Newspaper Reports and Clippings; 1982-1983|
|6||2||33||Pedestrian Safety; 1977|
|6||2||34||Press Briefings; undated|
|6||2||35||Press Briefings; 1981-1982|
|6||2||36||Press Briefings; 1983|
|6||2||37||Press Secretary Correspondence; 1981-1982|
|6||2||38||Radiation Effects in Southern Utah; undated, 1983-1984|
|6||2||39||Requests for Governor's Files; 1980-1981|
|6||2||40||Salt Lake County Commissioner; 1983|
|6||2||41||State Taxes; undated, 1983-1984|
|6||2||42||Synthetic Fuels; undated, 1981-1984|
|6||2||43||Town Meetings - Parowan/Iron County; undated, previous administration documents, 1976-1977|
|6||2||44||Town Meetings - Piute; undated, 1977|
|6||2||45||Trout Creek Commencement Ceremony; 1981|
|7||2||46||Uintah County Trip; 1983|
|7||2||47||Utah County Trip; 1983|
|7||2||48||White House; 1983|
|3||Audiocassettes on 17 Separate Tapes|
|3||Oversized Floppy Disk|
|3||Photographic Negatives of Pictures of the Governor|
|3||Reel to Reel Tape on 9 Separate Cartridges|
|3||Slides in 1 Slide Box|
|3||Videocassette on 1 Tape - 08/04/80 - State of Alaska; Governor's Conference in Denver Colorado|
|4||Publicity Photos of Governor Matheson|
|4||Pictures From the Highway Patrol|