Finding Aid of the Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Speeches, Statements, Press Releases, 1959 - 1965, MARS Number 368.3


Finding Aid of the Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Speeches, Statements, Press Releases, 1959 - 1965, MARS Number 368.3


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.
The speeches, statements and press releases from Governor Terry Sanford and his office during the years of 1959-1965.

Descriptive Summary

Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Speeches, Statements, Press Releases
Call Number
MARS Number 368.3
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
1959 - 1965
9.00 boxes
State Archives of North Carolina

Restrictions on Access & Use

Access Restrictions

Available for research.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], MARS Number 368.3, Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Speeches, Statements, Press Releases, 1959-1965, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Arrangement Note

Chronological. See the index for 1961 in Box 468, for 1962 in Box 470, for 1963 in Box 472, and for 1964 and 1965 in Box 474.

Biographical Note


Contents of the Collection

1. Speeches, Statements, Press Releases,1959-1965

Code of Ethics for Political Campaigns [for Press]
Box 468
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May 5, 1959</unitdate>, May 5, 1959
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">March 16, 1960</unitdate>, March 16, 1960
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">November 21, 1960</unitdate>, November 21, 1960
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">December 7, 1960</unitdate>, December 7, 1960
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1961</unitdate>, 1961
Index, 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January - April 1961</unitdate>, January - April 1961
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May - September 1961</unitdate>, May - September 1961
Box 469
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">October - December 1961</unitdate>, October - December 1961
Box 470
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1962</unitdate>, 1962
Index, 1962
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January - April 1962</unitdate>, January - April 1962
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May - October 1962</unitdate>, May - October 1962
Box 471
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">November - December 1962</unitdate>, November - December 1962
Appointments,January - December 1962
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1963</unitdate>, 1963
Index, 1963
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January - April 1963</unitdate>, January - April 1963
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May - October 1963</unitdate>, May - October 1963
Box 473
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">November - December 1963</unitdate>, November - December 1963
Box 474
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">1964-1965</unitdate>, 1964-1965
Index, 1964-1965
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January - April 1964</unitdate>, January - April 1964
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">May - October 1964</unitdate>, May - October 1964
Box 475
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">November - December 1964</unitdate>, November - December 1964
Box 476
<unitdate type="inclusive" calendar="gregorian" era="ce">January 1965</unitdate>, January 1965
Holographic speeches and statements,1964

Subject Headings

  • Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
  • Governors--North Carolina--Archives.
  • Political campaigns
  • Political ethics.
  • Politicians
  • Press releases.
  • Speeches.
  • Acquisitions Information

    Received from Governors Office, 7 January 1965

    Processing Information

  • Processed by David O. Stephens, March 1965
  • Encoded by Dietra Stanley, September, 2006