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Guide to the Nelson Rockefeller Citizenship Day proclamation 1980.024

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New York (State). Governor (1959-1973 : Rockefeller).
Creator: Rockefeller, Nelson A., (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Title: Nelson Rockefeller Citizenship Day proclamation
Dates: 1962
Quantity: 0.06 Linear feet in one folder in one oversize box.
Text [Oversize]: OS-23
Call Phrase: 1980.024
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical Note

Nelson Rockefeller (1908-1979) was a politician who served as New York State Governor from 1959 to 1973 and the 41st U.S. Vice President from 1974 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford.

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Scope and Contents note

Proclamation issued by New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller in regards to establishing September 17 as Citizenship Day in New York State. The proclamation dates from 1962.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Proclamations

Subject Topics

  • Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (U.S.)
  • Holidays |z New York (State)
  • Proclamations |z New York (State)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Nelson Rockefeller Citizenship Day proclamation, 1980.024, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. Formally accessioned in 1980.

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