Capitol Reconstruction Commission Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot Commission Secretary's Correspondence

1.3 cubic feet 
Arrangement: alphabetical by correspondent.

Series documents communications of the Commission's Secretary, John Alton Bassett with the Board of Control; the State Department of Education; the State Highway Commission; the State Treasurer; Governors Charles Martin and Charles Sprague; the State Planning Board; Secretary of State, Earl Snell; the Clerk of Works at the building site, George Reed; and contractors. Records include correspondence, bulletins to the Commission, telegrams, and land reports. Topics include construction, architecture, planning, building materials, and Capitol designs.

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