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Record Group Number: 000150
Series/Collection Number: .S 501
Creator: Florida. Dept. of State.
Title, Dates: Secretary of State Tom Adams subject files, 1961-1970.
Amount: 39.00 cubic ft.
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Biographical/Historical:     Thomas Burton Adams, Jr. was born March 11, 1917.  After a career in real estate management and agriculture, Adams entered politics and was first elected to the Florida Senate in 1956.  In 1960 Adams was elected Secretary of State of Florida.  He served as Secretary of State until elected as Lieutenant Governor in 1971.
Summary:     The series contains subject files kept by Secretary of State Tom Adams from 1961 to 1970.  The files contain reports, letters, cabinet agendas and minutes from 1964 to 1966, campaign material, correspondence, memoranda, statements, bills, and other legislative and political materials.  The files documents the Secretary's involvement in Cabinet matters, diplomacy and foreign trade, and the activities of the Department's various divisions relating to elections, archives, records management, and libraries.
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Subject Access Fields: Secretary of State.
Foreign trade promotion Florida
Diplomacy.
Elections Florida
Archives Florida
Public records Florida
Libraries Florida
Records management.
Cabinet records.
Added Entries Adams, Tom, 1917-
Florida Office of Secretary of State.