Finding Aid of the Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Appointments, 1961 - 1965, MARS Number 368.6


Finding Aid of the Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Appointments, 1961 - 1965, MARS Number 368.6


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 consist of copies of commissions of appointment, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items concerning the appointments made by Governor Sanford.

Descriptive Summary

Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Appointments
Call Number
MARS Number 368.6
Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
1961 - 1965
48.00 boxes
State Archives of North Carolina

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], MARS Number 368.6, Terry Sanford Governor's Papers, Appointments, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Arrangement Note

Three series: Appointments; State Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and Institutions; Committees and Miscellaneous Organizations. Within each series the files are alphabetical by subject.

Biographical Note


Contents of the Collection

1. Appointments,1961-1965

Appointments, General
Box 477
Appointments to be made in 1961
Democratic Executive Committee, County Chairmen
Conservation and Development, Board of
Box 478
Contractors, N. C. Licensing Board for
Federal Appointments
Box 479
Agricultural Stabilization Corporation
Farmers Home Administration
Federal Housing Authority
Box 480
Selective Service
Highway Commission
Highway Commission (cont'd)
Box 481
Insurance Commissioner, Edwin Lanier
Box 482
Special Judges
Wildlife Resources Commission
Wildlife Resources Commission (cont'd)
Box 483
Box 484
Releases on Appointments
Support for Appointments
Swearing-in letters
Telegrams sent
Miscellaneous Data on Appointments
Box 485
Boards, at pleasure of Governor
Elective State Offices; Incapacity of State Executive Office
General Assembly
Appointments to Commissions
Bill for extra Session
School for performing arts
Senate confirmations
General file
Governor-<emph render="doublequote">Chairman or Ex Officio member</emph>
Great Seal
Public Office
Special Police

2. State Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and Institutions, 1961-1965

Accountant Examiners, North Carolina State Board of Certified
Adjutant General
Administration, Department of, Director
Advisory Budget Commission
Agricultural Hall of Fame, Board of Directors
Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (Greensboro)
Agriculture, State Board of
Alamance, Technical Institute of
Box 486
Albemarle, College of the
Alcoholic Control, Board of
America's 400th Anniversary Commission
Appalachian State Teachers College, Board of Trustees
Aquatics Recreation Study Commission
Architecture, State Board of
Archives and History, State Department of
Executive Board
Special Peace Office
Armory Commission of N. C.
Art, N. C. Museum of
Box 487
Art Society, Inc., N. C. State
Arts, N. C. School of
Arts Council of N. C.
Asheville-Biltmore College
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Institute
Atlantic Beach, Town of
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
Atomic Energy Advisory Committee
Awards Commission of N. C.
Awards Committee, State Employees' Incentive
Aycock, Charles B., Memorial Commission
Banking Commission, State
Box 488
Banks, Commissioner of
Barber Examiners, State Board of
Bath Commission, Historic
Battleship Commission, U. S. S. North Carolina
Box 489
Blind, State Commission for the
Blind, Directors of State School for, in Raleigh
Boiler Rules, N. C. Board of
Boiling Spring Lakes, Town of
Building Code Council
Burial Association, Commissioner
Box 490
Burke County Community College
Caldwell County Technical Institute
Cancer Commission
Cape Fear Technical Institute
Cape Hatteras Seashore Commission
Capital Planning Commission, State
Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission
Box 491
Carolina Military Academy (N. C. Reserve Militia Officers Faculty)
Caswell, Governor Richard, Memorial Commission
Catawba Valley Technical Institute
Central Piedmont Community College
Cerebral Palsy, N. C. Hospital for
Charlotte College
Cherry Hospital and O'Berry School, Advisory Council for the Administration of
Chiropractic Examiners, State Board of
Civil Air Patrol Agency
Civil Defense, Director of
Civil Defense Advisory Council
Box 492
Colored Orphanage of N. C.
Columbus County Community College, Board of Trustees
Commercial Fisheries Advisory Board
Commercial Fisheries Study Commission
Comprehensive Community College, Board of Trustees
Cone Memorial Hospital, Board of Trustees
Confederate Centennial Commission, N. C.
Confederate Woman's Home
Conservation and Development, Director of
Conservation and Development, Board of Special Police
Box 493
Contractors, State Licensing Board for
Correction and Training, State Board of
Cosmetic Art Examiners
Courts Commission
Davidson County Court
Deaf, N. C. School for, Morganton and Eastern N. C., Board of Directors
Box 494
Dental Examiners, State Board of
Doughton, Robert Lee, Memorial Commission
Durham, North Carolina College at
Durham County Civil Court
East Carolina College, Board of Trustees
East Carolina Regional Housing Authority
Edenton, Historic Commission
Education, Commission on the Study of Selection of Members of Boards of County and City Schools
Education, Advisory Committee on
Box 495
Education, Board of Higher
Education, State Board of
Elections, State Board of
Electrical Contractors, Board of Examiners of
Elizabeth City State Teachers College, Board of Trustees
Employment Security Commission
Employment Security Commission, Advisory Council
Engineers and Land Surveyors, State Board of Registration for
Box 496
Fayetteville Area Technical Institute
Fayetteville State Teachers College
Fireman's Pension Fund, North Carolina
Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, Board of Directors
Box 497
Forsyth Technical Institute
Gasoline and Oil Inspection Board
Gaston Community College, Board of Trustees
General Statutes Commissions
Handicapped, Governor's Executive Committee on the Employment of the
Health, State Director of
Health, State Board of
Box 498
Heritage Square Commission
Highways, Director of
Highway Commission, State
Box 499
Hillsborough Commission, Historic
Historic Sites Advisory Committee
Impact of State Sovereignty upon Financing of Local Government Services, Commission to Study
Industrial Commission, North Carolina
Insurance, Commissioner of
Box 500
Insurance Advisory Board
Intergovernmental Relations, North Carolina Commission on
Interstate Cooperations, Commission on
Isothermal Community College
Superior Court of North Carolina
Box 501
Supreme Court
Judicial Council
Justices of the Peace
Kerr Reservoir Development Commission
Box 502
Kerr Reservoir Commission Special Police Officers
Law Enforcement Officers' Benefit and Retirement Fund, Board of Commissioners of
Legislative Building, Commission on the Dedication of
Lenoir County Technical Institute
Library, North Carolina State
Local Government, Commission of
Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System
Long Beach, Town of
Medical Care Commission
Medical Care Commission, State Advisory Council to
Medical Care for the Aged, Commission to Study
Medical Center Study Commission
Box 503
Memorials Commission for the State of North Carolina
Mental Health, State Board of
Mental Health, Medical Advisory Council to the State Board of
Mental Retardation, Council on
Merit System Council
Milk Commission, N. C.
Box 504
Milk Producers Cooperative, Inc.
Moore County Community College
Morehead, John Motley, Memorial Commission
Motor Vehicles, Commissioner of
Museum of Natural History, Advisory Commission for the Nags Head, Town of
National Guard Advisory Board
Navigation and Pilotage for the Cape Fear River, Board of Commissioners
Neuse River Watershed Authority Advisory Members
Nurse Registration and Nursing Education, Board of
Nurse Registration and Nurse Education, Board of, Recommendations
Box 505
Ocean Isle Beach, Town of
Opticians, State Board of
Optometry, State Board of Examiners in
Orthopedic Hospital, Board of Trustees
Osteopathic Examination and Registration, State Board of
Outer Banks Seashore Parks Commission
Oxford Orphanage, (white) Board of Trustees
Box 506
Park, Parkway, and Forests Development Commission, North Carolina National
Paroles, Board of
Pembroke State College
Pension, State Board of
Personnel Council, State
Pest Commission, Structural
Pharmacy, State Board of
Physical Therapists, State Examining Committee of
Pitt Technical Institute
Plumbing and Heating Contractors, State Board of
Box 507
Ports Authority, State
Postmortem Medicolegal Examination, Committee on
Prison Commission, State
Prison Department, Special Officers
Probation Commission, State
Railroad, North Carolina
Box 508
Railroad, Atlantic and North Carolina
Real Estate Licensing Board, N. C.
Box 509
Recreation, Governor's Coordinating Council on
Recreation Commission, N. C.
Recreation Commission Advisory Committee
Refrigeration Examiners, State Board of
Reorganization of State Government, Commission on
Box 510
Representatives, United States House of
Representatives, N. C. House of
Research Triangle Regional Planning Commission
Reserve Militia Committee
Retirement System, Teachers and State Employees, Board of Trustees of
Revenue, Commissioner of
Richmond County Technical Institute
Roanoke Island Historical Association
Rockingham County Community College
Rowan Technical Institute
Rural Electrification Authority
Rural Rehabilitation Corporation
Salt Marsh Mosquito Advisory Commission
Sanitarian Examiners, State Board of
Box 511
Sanatoriums for the Treatment of T. B., N. C.
Seashore Commission, North Carolina
Seashore Commission, Governmental Advisory Committee to the
Senate, North Carolina
Senate, United States
Siler City, Municipal Recorders Court
Southeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact, Advisory Committee
Box 512
Southern Regional Education Board
Board of Control
Executive Committee
Governor's File
Legislative Advisory Council
Legislative Work Conference
Mailing List
Representative on the Council of Psychiatric Training and Research
Space and Technology, N. C. Board of
Standardization Committee
Stream Sanitation Committee
Sunset Beach, Town of
Surf City, Tom of
Box 513
Surry County Community College
Swannsborough Commission, Historic
Symphony Society, Inc., N. C.
Tax Research Division, Director
Textbook Commission, State
Thomasville Recorder's Court
Tobacco Advisory Council, N. C.
Traffic Code Commission
Traffic Safety, Governor's Coordinating Committee on
Transylvania County, Tax Collector
Tryon Palace Commission
Turnpike Authority, N. C.
Uniform State Laws, Commission on
Utilities Commission
Box 514
Veterans Commission
Veterinary Education in N. C., Study Commission on
Veterinary Medical Examiners, Board of
Vocational Textile School, Board of Trustees
Voting Commission, N. C.
Washington, George, Statue Commission
Water Resources, Board of
Water Well Contractors, Board of
Wayne Technical Institute
Welfare, Public, Board of
Welfare Programs, Public, Commission to Study
Box 515
Western Carolina College, Board of Trustees
White Lake, Town of
Wildlife Resources Commission
Wilkes County Community College, Trustees
Wilkes County Court
Wilkes County Judgeship
Wilmington College
Wilson Area Technical Institute
Winston-Salem State Teachers College
Wreck Commissioners
Wrightsville Beach, Town of
Yaupon Beach, Town of

3. Committees and Miscellaneous Organizations,1961-1965

Administrative Management, Advisory Committee on the Seminar in
Box 516
Advisory Committee (presidents of private junior colleges)
Advertising, Governor's Advisory Council on
Aged, Governor's Committee to Study Ways of Improving Health Care for the
Aging, Governors Committee on
Agriculture, Governor's Committee on
Ambulance Service, Governor's Committee of Study
Appalachian Area, Economic Development of the
Appalachian Governors' Conference, Committee to Advise
Appalachian Governor's Project, Advisory Committee
Area Development Program, Technical Advisory Committee for the
Arts Council, State
Aviation Committee, Governor's
Battleship Advisory Committee, N. C.
Bond Issue Steering Committee
Bond Referendum Steering Committee,Nov. 7, 1961
Bonds, Tax Free for Industrial Development, Governors Advisory Committee to Study
Carbine Williams Museum Committee
Carmichael, William D., Memorial Committee
Charlotte College, Committee to study request that it be branch of University
Citizens Committee for Better Schools, N. C.
Citizens Committee for Improved Courts
Box 517
Citizenship, 1961 National Conference on
Civil Rights Advisory Committee
College Foundation, incorporated
Conservatory Committee, N. C.
Court Reform Drafting Committee
Box 518
Crescent 2000 Commission
Depressed Area Programs, Special Representatives
Dismal Swamp industrial Canal Committee
Economic Opportunities Program
Economics Stabilization of N. C.
Education, Commission on Beyond High School
Education, Higher, Advisory Committee of the Board of
Education Facilities, Higher, State Commission on
Educational Council on National Purposes
Emergency Economics Stabilization Organization
Emergency Resource Planning Committee
Film Board, North Carolina
Food Products, Committee to Administer Awards
Forest Fire Protection Compact, Southeastern Interstate
Forestry, Advisory Committee on
Freedom Week Observance in Philadelphia
Health, N. C. Governor's Council on Occupational
Box 519
Industrial Financing, Governor's Committee to Study
International Hospitality, Committee for
International Student Relations, Governor's Committee on
Box 520
Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime, Governor's Committee on
Kanawha River Basin Coordinating Committee
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, Memorial Library
Land and People, National Conference on
Legislative Building Committee
Library Resources, Governor's Commission on
Manpower Development and Training Act, Governor's Advisory Committee on
Box 521
Mapping Task Force
Medical Care for the Elderly People, Special Committee on
Mentally Retarded, Governor's Commission to Study the Needs of
National Safety Congress
Negro Children, State Training School for
Peace Corps, N. C. Advisory Council to the
Polk, James K., Committee
Protocol, N. C. Advisory Committee to the Chief of
Box 522
Radio and Television Commission, State Education
Reserve Militia Committee, N. C.
Rivers and Harbors Congress, National
School Health Programs Advisory Council
Scientific Advisory Committee
Selective Service Appeal Board
Stay in School Committee
Symphony, N. C., Committee for Fund-Raising Ball
Box 523
Television, Educational, Governor's Committee on
Traffic Safety Engineering Coordinating Committee on
Traffic Safety Council, N. C.
Tuberculosis, Advisory Committee on
United Nations Day
University, Consolidated, Special Committee of Trustees to obtain funds for increased salaries
University of North Carolina, Memorial Committee of the Board of Trustees
University of North Carolina, Board of Trustees, Executive
Veterans Day
Box 524
Virginia Dare Commission, 375th Anniversary
Voting, Governor's Committee on
Wagon Train Road File
White House Conference of Children and Youth
Wildlife, Committee to Determine Effect of proposed Air Force Training range on
Women, Governor's Committee on the Status of
Youth Fitness Commission
Committees, discontinued

Subject Headings

  • Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
  • Advisory boards.
  • Federal government--United States--History--20th century.
  • Governors--North Carolina--Archives.
  • Legislative bodies--Committees.
  • Politicians
  • Universities and colleges
  • Correspondence.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Acquisitions Information

    Accessioned on May 7, 1964, October 1, 1964, March 11, 1965, and February 26, 1970; from Governor's Office

    Processing Information

  • Processed by David O. Stephens, February 1970
  • Encoded by Dietra Stanley, September, 2006