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Subdivision general files, 1998-2014

Subdivision general files, 1998-2014, 1.12 GB (986 files)

Restrictions on Access
Because of the possibility that portions of these records fall under Public Information Act exceptions including, but not limited to, home address and phone numbers of government employees or officials and personal family information (Texas Government Code, Sections 552.117 and 552.1175); agency memorandums and working papers (Texas Government Code, Section 552.111); e-mail addresses (Texas Government Code, Section 552.137); proprietary and trade secret information (Texas Government Code, Section 552.110); and other information protected under common law privacy (Texas Government Code, Section 552.101), an archivist must review these records before they can be accessed for research. The records may be requested for research under the provisions of the Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552). Refer to the overall restriction statement for instructions on requesting access through the Texas Attorney General.

Scope and Content
The Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT) of the Texas Governor’s Office under Governor Rick Perry specialized in encouraging in-state business expansion and relocation, as well as promoting domestic and international tourism via partnership with local convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and private travel-related organizations. The records consist of electronic files generated by Business Development, a subdivision of EDT, dating 1998-2014. The principal role of Business Development is providing assistance to companies interested in expansion or relocation opportunities in Texas, as well as promoting the state’s propitious climate for businesses. Types of records include incoming and outgoing correspondence, memorandums, reports, presentations, speeches, spreadsheets, press releases, strategic plans, promotional materials, calendars, guides, and digital photograph files.

Formats of the original electronic files include word processing or plain text files (.doc, .docx, .wpd, .txt, .rtf), spreadsheets (.xls., xlsx), photographs and graphic images (.jpg, .tif, .gif), databases (.mdb), emails, PDFs, and slide presentations (.ppt). Digital files presented for public use will generally be PDF for text documents or spreadsheets, and .jpg for photographic or graphic images. Files in their original format are available on request, restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Subdivision files, Business Development files, Texas Governor Rick Perry Economic Development and Tourism Division records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information
Accession numbers: 2015/117

These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Office of the Governor on January 29, 2015.

Inventory of the Subdivision general files

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2015/117 Domestic Expansion and Recruitment (includes 1 loose file, 2001, 21.5 KB)
Drives, 2001-2014 [1.36 MB (26 files)]
Presentations, 2006-2014 [833 MB (124 files)](RESTRICTED)
Projects, 2001 [109 KB (3 files)]
Records Retention, 2001-2010 [125 MB (370 files)](RESTRICTED)
Tuition incentive letters, 2004-2009 [14.4 MB (53 files)]
Agency rules, policies and procedures, Working Files , 2007 [277 KB (1 file)](RESTRICTED)
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) Office, 2009 [271 KB (1 file)]
Plans and planning records, 1998-2005 [21.2 MB (102 files)](RESTRICTED)
Reports and Studies (Non-fiscal), 1998-2009 [7.36 MB (115 files)](RESTRICTED)
Speeches, 2004-2014 [506 KB (9 files)]
Legislative Budget Board, 2002-2006 [64.9 KB (2 files)]
Marketing plans, 2006-2011 [10.3 MB (40 files)]
Organizational charts, 2014 [538 KB (3 files)]
Disposition documents, 2003-2014 [72.4 MB (114 files)]
Electric Reliability Council of Texas workshop 2014, 2013-2014 [3.98 MB (2 files)](RESTRICTED)
Requests, 2013 [16 MB (4 files)]
Research publications, 14.1 MB (6 files), 2009
Texas Enterprise Fund Projects
Press information, 2007-2008 [1.73 MB (10 files)](RESTRICTED)
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