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Record Group Number: 000106
Series/Collection Number: .S 1451
Creator: Florida. Governor (1991-1998 : Chiles)
Title, Dates: Appointment files, 1987-2000.
Amount: 140.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Alphabetical.
Restrictions: ***RESTRICTED***Personal identifying information present in these records are exempt from public disclosure per section 119.071, Florida Statutes.
Terms Governing Use: Archives staff review required prior to use to screen for attached applications/resumes containing personal identifying information.
Summary:     This series contains gubernatorial appointments made or affected during the administrations of Governor Lawton M. Chiles. The series includes appointment files of successful candidates appointed to boards and commissions by the governor, and appointment files of inactive and abolished boards and commissions. An appointment file typically includes the appointment questionnaire, a copy of the commission, and any related correspondence. The appointment files document appointed, judicial, constitutional and other elected officials as well as selective service and resignations of elected officials.

Finding Aids: Box listing available.
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Associated Materials: Series S1573, Governor Appointment Office, Appointment Files for Judicial, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Council, and Human Rights Advocacy Committee Vacancies, 1987-2012; and Series S1574, Governor Appointment Office, Appointment Files for State and Local Boards and Commissions, 1985-2010, contain similar records.
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Subject Access Fields: Appointments.
Florida Officials and employees
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