Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 4528

Governor Matheson Press releases

Dates: 1976-1984.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series contains press releases which Governor Matheson's press secretary prepared for public release, as well as related correspondence that served either as background information for press releases or as materials that would be released to the public in full. Press releases include announcements of new appointments to state positions, notices of upcoming conferences which Matheson would attend, details of new policies, and descriptions of Matheson's actions on certain pieces of legislation. Issues that are widely covered in the press releases include the possible basing of the MX missile system in Utah, which was fiercely debated from 1979 to 1981; and the severe floods that Utah experienced in 1983 and 1984. Throughout the course of his two administrations, Matheson's press secretaries included Michael Youngren, Maggie Wilde, Alene Bentley, and Malin Foster.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by document type, thereunder chronological by date.

Related Records

Publicity records from the Governor Matheson, Series 1642, or additional materials generated by Governor Matheson's press secretary

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series will be microfilmed and the hard copy will be kept because of the intrinsic value of the papers. It was processed by Kira Robertson in February 2002.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 1 correspondence; 1977-1981
1 1 2 correspondence; 1982
1 1 3 correspondence; 1983, Jan-Mar
1 1 4 correspondence; 1983, Apr-Jun
1 1 5 correspondence; 1983, Jul-Oct
1 1 6 correspondence; 1983, Nov-Dec
1 1 7 correspondence; 1984, Jan-Mar
1 1 8 correspondence; 1984, Apr-Jul
2 1 9 correspondence; 1984, Aug-Oct
2 1 10 media editorials; 1980
2 1 11 media editorials; 1981, Jan-Mar
2 1 12 media editorials; 1981, Apr-May
2 1 13 non-state press releases; 1977, 1979-1984, n.d.
2 1 14 press releases; 1976
2 1 15 press releases; 1977, Jan-Jul
2 1 16 press releases; 1977, Aug-Dec
2 1 17 press releases; 1978, Jan-Aug
2 1 18 press releases; 1978, Sep-Dec
2 1 19 press releases; 1979, Jan-Apr
2 1 20 press releases; 1979, May-Oct
2 1 21 press releases; 1979, Nov-Dec
3 2 1 press releases; 1980, Jan-Mar
3 2 2 press releases; 1980, Apr-Jul
3 2 3 press releases; 1980, Aug-Oct
3 2 4 press releases; 1980, Nov-Dec
3 2 5 press releases; 1981, Jan-Jun
3 2 6 press releases; 1981, Jul-Dec
3 2 7 press releases; 1982, Jan-Jun
3 2 8 press releases; 1982, Jul-Dec
4 2 9 press releases; 1983, Jan-Jun
4 2 10 press releases; 1983, Jul-Dec
4 2 11 press releases; 1984, Jan-May
4 2 12 press releases; 1984, Jun-Dec