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Office of First Lady files

Office of the First Lady files, 2001-2014, 362 MB (250 files)(digital)

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Scope and Content
The Texas Governor’s Mansion served as the official residence of Texas Governor Rick Perry and his family during Perry’s term of office. Records are the files of Texas First Lady Anita Perry, mostly pertaining to fundraising efforts conducted by Anita Perry on behalf of the Governor’s Mansion restoration efforts including school visits, radio interviews, and press conferences, dated 2001-2014. Other records include recipes and samples of frequently asked questions about the mansion.

Formats of the original electronic files include word processing or plain text files (.doc, .pdf, and txt.), spreadsheets (xls.), graphic images (.jpg and .tif), slide presentations (.ppt), and web pages (.htm). Digital files presented for public use will generally be PDF for text documents and .jpg for images. Files in their original format are available on request; restrictions may apply.

The records are arranged by topic.

Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Office of the First Lady files, Texas Governor Rick Perry Governor’s Mansion records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Inventory of Office of the First Lady files

E2015/117 Associated Press media files:
Assorted, 2009 [Restricted]
Brochure, 2009 [Restricted]
DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)-mansion, 2009
Donors, 2009
Historical Gazette, 2009 [Restricted]
Legislature, 2009
Mansion curriculum, 2009 [Restricted]
Mansion history page images, 2006, 2009
Restoration, 2009 [Restricted]
Texas Governor’s Mansion Restoration Fund, 2008-2009, 2014 [Restricted]
Assorted, 2009 [Restricted]
[This folder includes various related records such as remarks by the First Lady, donation policies, and announcements made by the First Lady regarding the Governor’s Mansion.]
Frequently asked questions, 2010
Mansion budget, 2009
Press conferences, 2008 [Restricted]
Public relations ideas, 2008, 2010 [Restricted]
Radio interview, 2009
Recipes, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2010
Restoration: [Restricted]
Correspondence, 2008, 2011
PSAs (public service announcements), 2008
Q&A (question and answer), 2008-2009
Mansion Restoration Fund fact sheet, 2008
Agenda for December 16, 2009, 2009
Former Texas governors list for mansion restoration fund-raising campaign kick-off, July 21, 2008
Governor’s Mansion restoration media advisory, September 3, 2008
Mansion Restoration Fund black logo, July 14, 2008
Memo to board, March 20, 2012
School visits, 2008-2009, 2012 [Restricted]
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