Finding Aid of the Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Miscellaneous Subject Files, 1961 - 1965, MARS Number 368.15


Finding Aid of the Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Miscellaneous Subject Files, 1961 - 1965, MARS Number 368.15


Terry Sanford was born in Laurinburg, N.C. on August 20, 1917 to Cecil L. Sanford and Elizabeth Martin Sanford. After graduating from the University of North Carolina, he work for two years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and then served in World War II as a member of the 517th Parachute Combat Team. Sanford returned to the University of North Carolina for his law degree and, after two years as assistant director of the Institute of Government, began practicing in Fayetteville in 1948. He served as president of the North Carolina Young Democratic Clubs in 1949 and as a state senator from 1953-1955. The following year he managed former Governor W. Kerr Scott's campaign for the United States Senate. On June 25, 1960, he was nominated as the Democratic candidate for governor; he won the election and served as governor from 1961-1965.
These records represent a miscellaneous series of documents detailing various activities and projects conducted by Governor Terry Sanford and his administrative staff.

Descriptive Summary

Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Miscellaneous Subject Files
Call Number
MARS Number 368.15
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
1961 - 1965
9.00 boxes
State Archives of North Carolina

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], MARS Number 368.15, Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Miscellaneous Subject Files, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by subject.

Biographical Note


Contents of the Collection

1. Miscellaneous Subject Files,1961-1965

Box 1
Boards and Commissions
Colleges and Universities
Minorities and Women
Boards and Commissions
Book: <title xlink:type="simple" render="italic">The Future of North Carolina</title>
Council of State Governments (CSG)
Civil Rights
Democratic Executive Committee
Dinner List: William O. Baker Dinner
Education Beyond The High School, Governor's Commission on [Report]
Executive Mansion
Federal Aid to Education, interim Study Commission on
Box 2
Federal Aid Questionnaires
Financial Aid
Financing For Industrial Growth
Good Neighbor Council
<emph render="italic">The Governor's Conference</emph>
Governor's Office Farewells
Governor Sanford Office Narratives
Governor's School of North Carolina
Honorary Tar Heel
Honorary Memberships
Box 3
Intergovernmental Relations, North Carolina Commission on
International Programs
Itineraries and Schedules
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">February 1961</unitdate>, February 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">March 1961</unitdate>, March 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">April 1961</unitdate>, April 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May 1961</unitdate>, May 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">June 1961</unitdate>, June 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">July 1961</unitdate>, July 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">August 1961</unitdate>, August 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">September 1961</unitdate>, September 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">October 1961</unitdate>, October 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">November 1961</unitdate>, November 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">December 1961</unitdate>, December 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">July-September 1963</unitdate>, July-September 1963
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January 1965</unitdate>, January 1965
Junior Colleges, National Advisory Committee on
Junior Colleges, American Association of
Long Leaf Pine, Order of the
Long Range Planning Division, Advisory Committee on
Budget Records
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1960-1963</unitdate>, 1960-1963
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January-April 1964</unitdate>, January-April 1964
Box 4
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May-June 1964</unitdate>, May-June 1964
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">July-August 1964</unitdate>, July-August 1964
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">September 1964</unitdate>, September 1964
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">October-December 1964</unitdate>, October-December 1964
Project NC P.30
Medical Care: Old Age-Special File
Box 5
Methodist College
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1963-March 1964</unitdate>, 1963-March 1964
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">April-June 1964</unitdate>, April-June 1964
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">July-December 1964</unitdate>, July-December 1964
Migrant Overnight Rest Stop Committee
Mint Hill Enterprises
Miscellaneous Materials, 1961-1965
Motor Carriers Association
National Governors Association (NGA)
Box 6
North Carolina Volunteers Oregon Inlet
Piedmont Crescent
Poverty - Working File
Press Interviews
Press Office Releases and Statements
Prodigal Sons, Society of:
Box 7
Itineraries and Lists
Luncheon Program
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January-June 1963</unitdate>, January-June 1963
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">July-December 1963</unitdate>, July-December 1963
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1964</unitdate>, 1964
School Health Program, Governor's Committee on
Science and Technology, Board of
Meeting Minutes
Special Materials
Box 8
Scientific Personnel
January 1962
February-March 1962
April-June 1962
August-December 1962
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1963-1964</unitdate>, 1963-1964
Secondary Road Improvement Requests
Support of Public Schools, Committee on
Box 9
Traffic Safety Council
Tribute to President John F. Kennedy, State Committee for the
War on Poverty Comments
Water Resources of North Carolina
Wrightsville Beach Project
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
White House
100-X File
Commutation of Mellott Faust

Subject Headings

  • Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
  • Methodist College (Fayetteville, N.C.)
  • Society of Prodigal Sons.
  • Awards
  • Education
  • Governors--North Carolina--Archives.
  • Politicians
  • Poverty.
  • Waste in government spending
  • Press releases.
  • Speeches.
  • Acquisitions Information

    Transferred from the Governor's Office on various dates. See Archives Registrar for detail

    Processing Information

  • Processed by William H. Brown, 28 September 2001
  • Encoded by Dietra Stanley, September, 2006