Guide to Office of the Secretary of State Kathleen S. Connell records | State Archives Catalog
Guide to Office of the Secretary of State Kathleen S. Connell records (PDF Document, 650.4 KB)
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Primarily records of the Communications Office and the Legal Counsel, series include Correspondence Out, Routing Logs and Speeches. Consists of general correspondence and includes an index that indicates recipients, date and subject, all arranged chronologically. Per RIGL § 42-8-7. "The secretary of state shall keep a copy of every official letter sent by him or her, and shall preserve all public letter received by him or her." Accession 2001-97 also includes schedules of the Secretary, appointment books and invitations.
Legal Counsel records include case files for cases filed in civil court against the State of Rhode Island (plaintiff v. Defendant - Kathleen S. Connell, in her Official Capacity as Secretary of State of Rhode Island). The bulk of these cases are reinstatements for corporate charters (See RIGL § 7-1.8-88, 7-1.8-88.1, 7-1.1-89). Other records are subject files maintained by the Administrative Office and include brochures, correspondence and clippings.
subject authority files
schedules (time plans)