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Campaigns [series]

The Campaigns series (0.5 linear feet) focuses largely on Posthumus's 1982 campaign for state senate and includes correspondence and endorsements, campaign literature, election results, strategy and finance records, and press releases. Also included is published campaign literature for his campaigns in 1998 and 2002.

 
1982
Box   1  
Correspondence and Endorsements (2 folders)
Box   1  
Literature, Miscellaneous Notes
Box   1  
Official Election Results
Box   1  
Strategy and Finance
Box   1  
Updates and Press Releases
 
Other campaigns
Box   1  
Published campaign materials
 
Correspondence 1983-2002 [series]

Correspondence (0.5 linear feet) is arranged chronologically by year and spans Posthumus's political career from 1983 to 2002.

Box   1  
1983-1990
Box   1  
1989

(candidate correspondence)

Box   1  
1998 (4 folders)

(congratulatory notes)

Box   1  
1994
Box   1  
1999-2002
 
Media Advisories 1999-2002 [series]

Media Advisories (1.0 linear feet) are arranged chronologically and contain releases to local and state presses during his time as Lieutenant Governor, 1999-2002. The Other Media series includes a CD with more media advisories.

Box   2  
1999 (2 folders)
Box   2  
2000
Box   2  
2001 (9 folders)
Box   2  
2002 (4 folders)
 
News clips 1982-2002 [series]

News clips (2.5 linear feet) are arranged into two groups, bound and unbound. The clips from 1994-1998 have an index. The news clips are related to his political career and campaigns. The staff file CD in the Other Media series contains more news clippings.

 
Bound
Box   3  
1982-1984
Box   3  
1985-1987
Box   3  
1988-1990
Box   3  
1991-1992
Box   3  
1993
Box   3  
1994
Box   3  
1995
Box   3  
1996
Box   3  
January-July 1997
Box   3  
August 1997-June 5, 1998
Box   3  
January-July 1998
Box   3  
August-December 1998
Box   4  
1999
Box   4  
2000
Box   4  
January-July 2001
Box   4  
August-December 2001
Box   4  
January-March 2002
Box   4  
April-June 2002
Box   4  
July-September 2002 (2 volumes)
Box   4  
October-November 2002
Box   4  
Index 1994-1998
 
Unbound
Box   5  
1979-1982
Box   5  
1989-1990 (2 folders)
Box   5  
1994-2002
 
Speeches 1989-2001 [series]

Speeches (0.5 linear feet) are arranged chronologically by year from 1989-2001 and span his career as Senate Majority Leader and half of his time as Lieutenant Governor. The staff file CD includes additional speeches.

Box   5  
1989-1995 (2 folders)
Box   5  
1996 (2 folders)
Box   5  
1997 (3 folders)
Box   5  
1998
Box   5  
2001
 
Topical Files [series]

Topical Files (0.5 linear feet) are arranged alphabetically and include biographical materials, brochures and programs, Inaugural Day speeches and events, his event schedule, reports from his time as Senate Majority Leader and a binder from the 1972 GOP Convention.

Box   6  
Biographies and resumes
Box   6  
Brochures and programs
 
Lieutenant Governor
Box   6  
Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Task Force Report April 2001
Box   6  
Inaugural address and events
Box   6  
Inauguration pamphlet
Box   6  
Tracking
 
Senate
Box   6  
Visit Summaries 1985
Box   6  
Senate Wrap-Ups 1991-1992
Box   6  
Senate Wrap-Ups 1993-1994
Box   6  
Senate Audit Report 1998
Box   6  
GOP Convention 1972
 
Other Media [series]

Other Media (0.5 linear feet) are arranged by media format (3.5" floppy disks, CDs, DVDs, and VHS). This series includes photo CDs, audio clips, video compilations of Posthumus during his governor campaign, videos of his opponent, Jennifer Granholm, and a CD of staff files that include press releases, photos and speeches.

 
3.5" Floppy
Box   6  
Picture Disks 2002 (4 floppy disks (3.5"))
 
CD
Box   6  
Domestic Violence Prevention audio clips (2 optical discs (CDs))
 
CD-ROM
 
Staff Files (1 optical discs (CD-Rs))
Box   6  
Kristyn Files (1 optical discs (CD-Rs))
Box   6  
Matt Press Releases, Photos and Speeches (1 optical discs (CD-Rs))
 
DVD
Box   6  
Compilation 2002 (2 optical discs (DVDs))
 
Videotapes (VHS)
Box   6  
Granholm Compilation #1 (with notes in separate folder) (1 videotape (VHS (TM)))
Box   6  
Granholm: "Tweak to Capture Resources" (1 videotape (VHS (TM)))
Box   6  
"Fox and Friends: Lt. Governor" June 1, 2001 (1 videotape (VHS (TM)))
Box   6  
"Posthumus Compilation" 2002 (1 videotape (VHS (TM)))
Box   6  
"Posthumus for Governor" (2 videotapes (VHS (TM)))
 
Photographs [series]

Photographs (1.0 linear feet) are arranged in part by subject and otherwise chronologically by decade. The chronologically arranged photographs are miscellaneous photographs with unidentifiable dates and people but typically feature interactions with constituents and politicians. Photographs arranged by subject include those autographed and with prominent politicians, family, on the campaign trails, headshots of Posthumus, and those taken with Governor John Engler. The researcher should note that the staff file CD and the floppy discs in the Other Media series contains additional digital photographs.

Box   7  
1970s
Box   7  
1980-1989
Box   7  
1990-1999 (2 folders)
Box   7  
2000-2002
Box   7  
Undated (2 folders)
Box   7  
Autographed and Prominent People: include Mr. And Mrs. George H. W. Bush, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Quayle, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dick Cheney, and Jeff Daniels
Box   7  
Family
Box   7  
Farm Fest 1994
Box   7  
Golf Outings 1988-1989
Box   7  
Governor and Lieutenant Governor Campaigns
Box   7  
Habitat for Humanity 1994, 1999
Box   7  
Headshots (2 folders)
Box   7  
Michigan Department of Transportation 1999, 2002
Box   7  
Republican Conventions
Box   7  
Trips to Asia
Box   7  
With Children
Box   7  
With John Engler