Records. 1874-1999 (bulk 1979-1989).


Records., 1874-1999 (bulk 1979-1989).

Records. 1874-1999 (bulk 1979-1989).

Records of the Governor's Residence Council, and its predecessors, the House Development Committee (1979-1980) and State Ceremonial House Council (1980-1981). In order to fully carry out all aspects of the renovation and preservation of the Residence, the files also document the years it served as the private home of the Horace Irvine family (1910-1965) and the years when renovation and maintenance were under the direct supervision of each gubernatorial administration (1965-1979).


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