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    • Biennial report of the North Carolina Commission for the Blind

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    • Reports after First (Aug. 1, 1935/Dec. 1, 1936) cover two years ending June 30.
    • North Carolina State Commission for the Blind.
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Secretary of State, 1663-1985

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    • The office of secretary has existed from the time of the earliest organized government in North Carolina. The lords proprietors in 1663 ordered the creation of such an office, its holder to be appointed by themselves. After the crown re-purchased...
    • North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
    • State Agency Finding Aid: State Treasurer, 1885-1998

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    • [In 1961 when the Archives' staff began arranging the papers of the state treasurer and state comptroller, a decision was made to treat as one group the papers of the two offices through the year 1868 when the latter office ceased to exist. It...
    • North Carolina Department of the State Treasurer
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Supreme Court, 1764-1982

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    • North Carolina's Constitution of 1776 authorized a Supreme Court of Law and Equity and established life-long terms for its judges. The constitution, however, omitted further specifications for such a court, and the design of the state's judiciary...
    • North Carolina Supreme Court, Judicial Department
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Justice/Attorney General, 1821-1956

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    • The office of attorney general is not mentioned in any of the successive versions of the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina, the elaborate schemes of government devised by the Lords Proprietors of Carolina from 1669 to 1698. The position...
    • North Carolina Office of Attorney General, Department of Justice
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Adjutant General, 1807-1961

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    • The adjutant general's office is one of the older agencies in state government. In 1806 the General Assembly, in an act to revise the militia laws of the state, authorized the governor to appoint an adjutant general and prescribed certain duties...
    • North Carolina Office of Adjutant General Department
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Dorothea Dix Hospital, 1881-1956

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    • In 1848 Dorothea Lynde Dix, a noted advocate for hospitals, asylums, and jail reforms, appealed to the General Assembly to establish a state hospital for the insane. Dix was especially concerned that the indigent insane were often housed under...
    • Dorothea Dix Hospital
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Insurance, 1920-1962

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    • North Carolina enacted laws concerning insurance companies as early as 1803. From that year until the outbreak of the Civil War, insurance companies operating in the state were assessed a one-hundred-dollar yearly tax. Until the establishment of...
    • North Carolina Department of Insurance
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Agriculture, 1884-1962

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    • Agriculture has always played a major role in North Carolina's economy. During the mid-nineteenth century, improvements in farming techniques, the introduction of farm machinery, and the development of modern fertilizers transformed...
    • North Carolina Department of Agriculture
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Labor, 1936-1959

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    • The Bureau of Labor Statistics, predecessor of the present-day Department of Labor, was established in 1887 by the General Assembly as an agency of the Department of Agriculture, Immigration, and Statistics. The bureau was headed by a commissioner...
    • North Carolina Department of Labor
    • Biennial report of the state librarian

    • 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972
    • Biennial report of the State Library of North Carolina. Suspended 1973-1983.
    • State Library of North Carolina.
    • State Agency Finding Aid: State Library, 1877-1962

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    • The origins of the State Library date from 1812 when the General Assembly required the secretary of state to collect, catalog, and safeguard books and documents for use by the state legislature and government officials. In 1819 the General...
    • North Carolina State Library, Department of Cultural Resources
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Governor Morehead School, 1843-1945

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    • In 1845 the General Assembly designated funds to be drawn from the Literary Fund for the education and maintenance of poor and destitute deaf-mutes and blind persons in the state. The act also provided an annual levy of seventy-five dollars per...
    • Governor Morehead School
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Highways, 1917-1970

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    • Prior to the establishment of the State Highway Commission, construction, control, and upkeep of public roads was the responsibility of justices of the peace in each township of the state. Justices of the peace, who functioned as boards of...
    • North Carolina State Highway Commission
    • State Agency Finding Aid: State Board of Elections, 1899-1963

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    • The years following the War Between the States witnessed efforts to standardize North Carolina's election laws. From 1869 to 1879 the General Assembly enacted a series of laws regulating the printing and distribution of ballots and the...
    • North Carolina State Board of Elections
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Revenue, 1914-1923

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    • Prior to the establishment of the Department of Revenue, the administration of North Carolina tax law was dispersed among several state agencies. the state auditor, state Treasurer, secretary of state, commissioner of insurance, State Tax...
    • North Carolina Department of Revenue
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Motor Vehicles, 1941-1952

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    • Prior to the creation of a separate motor vehicles agency, North Carolina saw the need for motor vehicle registration and identification. In 1909 the General Assembly enacted legislation requiring that all owners register their vehicles with the...
    • North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation
    • State Agency Finding Aid: Board of Medical Examiners, 1859-1920

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    • Efforts to establish a state medical examiners board began at the end of the eighteenth century and around the time of the creation of the first chartered medical society of North Carolina in 1799. Although this organization survived only a...
    • North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners

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