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Gordon Lee Weil Papers, 1954-2013, n.d. (bulk 1970-1974, 1986-2000)

 


George McGovern Presidential Campaign Papers, 1970-1977, n.d.
6.82 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1

Series Description:
Material documenting Weil's service as McGovern's executive assistant and campaign press secretary, organized in the following subseries: Campaign Correspondence, Memorandum, and Notes; Campaign Subject Files; Speeches, Publicity, and Media Material; Campaign Schedules, Contact Information, and Call Slips; Publications and Newsclippings; Images and Ephemera; Audio Recordings; Miscellaneous Materials.

Restrictions: None.


George McGovern Presidential Campaign Correspondence, Memorandum, and Notes, 1970-1977, n.d.
0.5 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.1

Series Description:
Correspondence documenting both internal campaign communications and consultation with outside experts on a variety of policy issues. Memoranda consist primarily of internal McGovern campaign communications and statements of policies and procedures. Also included are handwritten notes by Weil on a range of topics.

Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject, then chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Campaign Subject Files, 1970-1972, n.d.
1.83 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.2

Series Description:
Files containing position proposals/papers and background materials used to research campaign issues.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Speeches, Publicity, and Media Material, 1970-1972, n.d.
1.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.3

Series Description:
Includes campaign press releases; text of speeches delivered by McGovern; interview transcripts; and, publicity material used by the campaign.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetical

Restrictions: None.


Campaign Schedules, Contact Information, and Call Slips, 1970-1972, n.d.
1.33 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.4

Series Description:
Includes travel schedules, address and contact information for individuals associated with the McGovern campaign, and notifications of calls made to Weil.

Arrangement: Alphabetical by material type.

Restrictions: None.


Publications and Clippings, 1970-1973, n.d.
1.41 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.5

Series Description:
Newsclippings about the McGovern campaign, and published material used by Weil during his campaign activities.

Arrangement: By material type.

Restrictions: None.


Images and Ephemera
0.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.6

Series Description:
Images of Weil, McGovern, and various campaign events and activities, as well as ephemera collected by Weil during McGovern's presidential campaign.

Arrangement: By material type.

Restrictions: None.


Audio Recordings, 1970-1973, n.d.
.5 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.1.7

Series Description:
Audio recordings of McGovern and Weil media appearances and McGovern campaign advertisements.

Arrangement: By material type.

Restrictions: None.


McGovern Campaign Book Manuscript, n.d.
1 folder

Catalog Number:M286.1.8

Series Description:
Summary of and book chapter drafts for an untitled book Weil was writing on his work for the McGovern presidential campaign.

Restrictions: None.


Miscellaneous Materials
1 folder

Catalog Number:M286.1.9

Series Description:
Miscellaneous items acquired by Weil during the McGovern presidential campaign.

Restrictions: None.


Northern Maine Independent System Administrator (NMISA)/NM Work Group Records, 1998-2000
1.5 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.2

Series Description:
Drafts, communications, and filings relating to the Northern Maine Independent System Administrator/NM Work Group. Weil was the principal advisor on the creation of this Regional Transmission Group, one of several established after electric industry restructuring.

Arrangement: As received from donor.

Restrictions: None.


Long Falls Dam/Central Maine Power (CMP) Lease Case Files, 1986-1994 [bulk 1993]
1.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.3

Series Description:
Case files relating to the Long Falls Dam and Central Maine Power lease litigation. Weil served as the expert for the State of Maine in determining the lease fee to be paid under an agreement to negotiated by Governor Percival Baxter.

Arrangement: As received from donor.

Restrictions: None.


Madison Electric Works Rate Case Files, 1993-1995
4.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.4

Series Description:
Case files relating to the Town of Madison, Maine, Electric Works rate litigation. Weil arranged the first open market power purchase transaction in the United States after the restructuring of the electric utility industry pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 1992.

Arrangement: As received from donor.

Restrictions: None.


New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) Records, 1990-1997
4.0 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.5

Series Description:
Drafts, communications, and filings concerning the New England Power Pool. Weil chaired the negotiations to create a single integrated electric transmission system in New England.

Arrangement: As received from donor.

Restrictions: None.


Bowdoin College Materials, 1954-1974, n.d.
0.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.6

Series Description:
Course syllabi, student evaluations, teaching notes, correspondence, and memoranda related to the 1973-1974 academic year when Weil served as an assistant professor in Bowdoin's Department of Government and Legal Studies and taught courses in international politics. Also included are syllabi and expense accounts from Weil's student days at Bowdoin.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Restrictions: None.


Reports for the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), 2003-2013
.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M286.7

Series Description:
Reports concerning electric power prepared by Gordon Weil for the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically in one folder.

Restrictions: None.


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