Skip to content
Department of State Homepage State Library & Archives of Florida Services for Citizens Services for State Employees Services for Librarians Services for Archivists Services for Records Managers

Division of Library and Information Services : Research : Search Our Catalogs : Archives Catalog

State Archives of Florida Online Catalog

Magnifying glass over a document.

The Online Catalog allows searching and browsing of information about the State Archives of Florida's holdings of over 40,000 cubic feet of state and local government records and historical manuscripts. The catalog provides descriptions of over 2,700 collections and lists the contents of containers and folders in many of those collections.


SearchAdvanced Search  | Browse Indexes | Browse Collections  | FAQ

Details Page

Click on for detailed listing.

Record Group Number: 000104
Series/Collection Number: .S 1134
Creator: Florida. Governor (1979-1987 : Graham)
Title, Dates: Special Assistant for International Affairs Joseph Thomas subject files, 1979-1986 (bulk 1983-1986)
Amount: 4.00 cubic ft.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Arranged by subject.
Restrictions:
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham was the thirty-eighth Governor of Florida, serving two terms from January 2, 1979 to January 3, 1987. Graham was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1966 and then to the state Senate in 1970.  Governor Graham's Special Assistant for International Affairs aided the governor on matters related to international affairs and Florida's immigrant residents. The Special Assistant additionally coordinated programs on education, travel, commerce and licensing with foreign nations, specifically in the Caribbean and Central America.

Summary:     Subject files of Joseph Thomas, Governor Bob Graham's Special Assistant for International Affairs, primarily document Cuba, the Caribbean, and Central America.  The series includes reports on cooperative education and commercial development between Florida and Venezuela, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Caribbean. Other topics include the proposed English-language state constitution amendment and the Governor's Advisory Council on Farm-workers Affairs. Also included are letters from U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
Finding Aids: Folder list. 0
Additional Physical Form:
Reproduction Note:
Location of Originals/Duplicates:
Associated Materials:
Language Notes:
Ownership/Custodial History:
Publication Note:
General Note:
Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Thomas, Joseph.
Florida. Council on Foreign Relations.
Florida. Governor's Advisory Council on Farmworker Affairs.
Diplomacy.
Inter-American relations.
International relations.
Language policy Florida.
English-only movement Florida.
Foreign trade promotion Florida
Farm workers.
Migrant labor Florida
Florida Foreign relations
Added Entries Thomas, Joseph.
Graham, Bob, 1936-