George J. Mitchell

U.S. Senate : Senate Office Press and Media Activities Records. Press Releases, Statements, and Media Advisories, 1980-1994.

7.5 linear feet.
Arranged chronologically.
Catalog Number: M202.6.7.1

This series contains a complete set of released statements arranged chronologically with a title index, dating from 1980 through 1994. Types of items released for public consumption were statements from Mitchell's Senate office, joint statements from the Maine congressional delegation, statements called "Exclusive for Weeklies," guest columns, press availability notices, press conferences, and speeches. Press releases were used by the office for a variety of purposes: to advise the public on or explain positions Mitchell was taking; to publicize or discuss legislation; to announce major initiatives related to subjects such as trade, taxes, transportation, and health care; to announce special events, job promotions, or major accomplishments; to release general policy statements; to celebrate newly authorized or reauthorized programs; or to administer criticisms or persuasive appeals to Congress or the President.

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Container List

  • Box 433
    · 1980 Press Index
    · [Press Releases and Statements May 1980-December 1981]
    · Delegation clips 1981
  • Box 434
    · [Press Releases and Statements January 1982-December 1982]
    · Delegations Clips 1982
    · [Press Releases and Statements January 1983-July 1983]
  • Box 435
    · [Press Releases and Statements August 1983-October 1986]
  • Box 436
    · [Press Releases and Statements January 1987-December 1988]
  • Box 437
    · [Press Releases and Statements January 1989-December 1990]
  • Box 438
    · [Press Releases and Statements January 1991-September 1992]
  • Box 439
    · [Press Releases and Statements October 1992-February 1994]
    · Press Release RE: Mitchell Praises Fleet Bank Community Development Efforts
    · [Press Releases and Statements February-May 1994]
  • Box 440
    · [Press Releases and Statements May 1994-December 1994]

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