Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
Following the destruction of public records by fire in the Court House (Old State House) in 1747, the Massachusetts General Court directed the provincial secretary to record in his office the 1629 and 1691 charters, with the commissions of the governor, lieutenant governor, justices of the Superior Court, and his own, per Orders 1747-48, c 182 (Dec. 11, 1747). Starting with these transcriptions, the state secretary (known as such from 1780), as part of his responsibility as record keeper for Massachusetts, continued to maintain a running record of copies of official documents that were the responsibility of his office, including those he attested, those part of administration of oaths, and those recording information on public appointees. As record keeping became more voluminous and the secretary's office more specialized over time, specific types of records were maintained in their own series, as indicated below
Nevada State Library and Archives
Proclamations are in two formats, the original signed proclamation is kept in file drawers, and a typed copy is bound in large volumes. They both contain the date, the nature of the proclamtion and necessary information and signatures
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
This collection, compiled at the University of New Mexico, contains the documents created by New Mexico governors proclaiming laws and commemorative events relevant to the citizens and inhabitants of New Mexico. Contents include a number of civic proclamations made by New Mexico governors between 1737 and 2005. Legal edicts include Don Enrique de Olivade y Michelena's 1737 prohibition against exporting agricultural products outside of New Mexico. Another proclamation creates a statutory holiday on Armistice Day, 1919. Commemorative proclamations included are statements issued in recognition of Thanksgiving and Arbor Days. Most of the proclamations were made by governors of the State of New Mexico, although some documents were created by Territorial governors, and the Don Enrique proclamation represents an edict of the era of Spanish rule. Other proclamations in the collection are type-written. Many are printed with the New Mexico seal and other decorations. There are four Thanksgiving ... Read More
New York State Library - Manuscripts and Special Collections
The document is concerned with federal policy towards slavery in the states -- It is in Lincoln's handwriting except for certain changes by Secretary of State William H. Seward. The formal beginning and ending are by the Chief Clerk of the Department of State
Cornell University Libraries
Portraits, prints, letters, maps, and documents tipped into Volume 3 of the extra-illustrated quarto edition of Washington Irving's Life of George Washington (New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855-1856) (Rare E 312 I72++ 1898)
New York State Archives
The year 1959 marked the 175th anniversary of the establishment of the Board of Regents in 1784. This series consists of two documents mounted on matboard: proclamation by Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller designating May 1, 1959 as "Board of Regents Day" and concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly memorializing 1794 [sic] in the educational history of the state, passed March 25, 1959
New York State Archives
The series consists of correspondence files, maintained by Assistant Secretary Frederic E. Foster, relating to general information and functions of the State Defense Council. The bulk of the records are copies of incoming and outgoing correspondence with civilian relief organizations, patriotic societies, emergency industrial organizations, advocacy groups, other state councils, and state and national government officials. The series also includes copies of circulars, pamphlets, and bulletins produced by various private and governmental organizations; copies of federal laws and congressional acts; and copies of wartime messages and proclamations by Governor Charles S. Whitman and President Woodrow Wilson
Portsmouth Athenaeum
Proclamation for a day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer, signed by Josiah Bartlett, president of New Hampshire
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, bylaws, minutes, membership lists, press releases, fliers, brochures, proclamations, and other records, relating to the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), discrimination in employment and education, the national organization, and other similar groups. Includes music and scripts for the dramatic presentation of The Gilded Cage
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Scrapbooks compiled by Bull covering his career as deputy secretary and secretary of agriculture of Pennsylvania, containing correspondence, proclamations, programs, clippings, and memorabilia, concerning publicity activities of the Dept. of Agriculture and the agricultural services of Pennsylvania State University including Little International Livestock Exposition, Pennsylvania Farm Show, 4-H, Grange, and Kiwanis activities, and other farm related events