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§121‑6.  Historical publications.

(a)        General Provisions.– It shall be the duty of the Department of Cultural Resources to promote andencourage the writing of North Carolina history and to collect, edit, publish,print, and distribute books, pamphlets, papers, manuscripts, documents, maps,and other materials relating to North Carolina archives and history. TheDepartment of Cultural Resources may establish a reasonable charge for suchpublications and devote the revenue arising therefrom to such additionalpublication of materials relating to North Carolina archives and history as maybe undertaken by the Department of Cultural Resources. Except for reports,bulletins, and other publications issued for free distribution, professionalmaterials including books and journals published by the Department of CulturalResources are hereby expressly excluded from provisions of G.S. 147‑50.

(b)        Editing andPublishing of Official Messages and Other Papers of Governor. – During the termof office of each Governor of this State, a copy of all official messagesdelivered to the General Assembly, addresses, speeches, statements, newsreleases, proclamations, executive orders, weekly calendars, articles,transcripts of news conferences, lists of appointments, and other officialreleases and papers of the Governor shall be kept in the Governor's office fordelivery to the Department of Cultural Resources at the end of each quarterduring the Governor's administration. These papers shall be compiled and aselection made therefrom by a skilled and competent editor. The editor shalledit, according to acceptable scholarly standards, the selected materials whichshall be published in a documentary volume as soon as practicable after theconclusion of the term of office of each Governor. If, for any reason, aGovernor serves less than a full term, a documentary volume shall be edited andpublished for such portion of a term as he shall have served. If a Governorserves more than one term, a documentary volume shall be edited and publishedfor each term served. Funds for editorial assistance, printing, binding, anddistribution shall be paid from the Contingency and Emergency Fund. The numberof copies of each volume to be printed shall be determined by the Department ofCultural Resources in consultation with the Governor whose papers are beingpublished.

(c)        It shall be theduty and the responsibility for the Department of Cultural Resources to editand publish a second or new series of the most significant records of colonialNorth Carolina. From records which have been compiled in the North CarolinaState Archives concerning the colonial period of North Carolina, a selection ofthe most significant documents shall be made therefrom by a skilled andcompetent editor. The editor shall edit, according to acceptable scholarlystandards, the selected materials which shall be published in documentaryvolumes not to exceed approximately 700 pages each in length until full andrepresentative published colonial records of North Carolina shall have beenachieved. The number of copies of each volume to be so printed shall bedetermined by the Department of Cultural Resources, and such determinationshall be based on the number of copies the Department can reasonably expect tosell in a period of 10 years from the date of publication. In any year duringwhich the Department of Cultural Resources has completed a volume and has itready for publication, the Department may include in its continuation budgetfor that year sufficient funds to pay the estimated costs of publishing thevolume. In the event that the volume is not published during that year, theappropriation made, or any unencumbered balance, shall revert to the generalfund. (1971, c. 480, s. 6; 1973, c. 476, s. 48; 1979, c.1010; 1981 (Reg. Sess., 1982), c. 1290.)

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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_121 > GS_121-6

§121‑6.  Historical publications.

(a)        General Provisions.– It shall be the duty of the Department of Cultural Resources to promote andencourage the writing of North Carolina history and to collect, edit, publish,print, and distribute books, pamphlets, papers, manuscripts, documents, maps,and other materials relating to North Carolina archives and history. TheDepartment of Cultural Resources may establish a reasonable charge for suchpublications and devote the revenue arising therefrom to such additionalpublication of materials relating to North Carolina archives and history as maybe undertaken by the Department of Cultural Resources. Except for reports,bulletins, and other publications issued for free distribution, professionalmaterials including books and journals published by the Department of CulturalResources are hereby expressly excluded from provisions of G.S. 147‑50.

(b)        Editing andPublishing of Official Messages and Other Papers of Governor. – During the termof office of each Governor of this State, a copy of all official messagesdelivered to the General Assembly, addresses, speeches, statements, newsreleases, proclamations, executive orders, weekly calendars, articles,transcripts of news conferences, lists of appointments, and other officialreleases and papers of the Governor shall be kept in the Governor's office fordelivery to the Department of Cultural Resources at the end of each quarterduring the Governor's administration. These papers shall be compiled and aselection made therefrom by a skilled and competent editor. The editor shalledit, according to acceptable scholarly standards, the selected materials whichshall be published in a documentary volume as soon as practicable after theconclusion of the term of office of each Governor. If, for any reason, aGovernor serves less than a full term, a documentary volume shall be edited andpublished for such portion of a term as he shall have served. If a Governorserves more than one term, a documentary volume shall be edited and publishedfor each term served. Funds for editorial assistance, printing, binding, anddistribution shall be paid from the Contingency and Emergency Fund. The numberof copies of each volume to be printed shall be determined by the Department ofCultural Resources in consultation with the Governor whose papers are beingpublished.

(c)        It shall be theduty and the responsibility for the Department of Cultural Resources to editand publish a second or new series of the most significant records of colonialNorth Carolina. From records which have been compiled in the North CarolinaState Archives concerning the colonial period of North Carolina, a selection ofthe most significant documents shall be made therefrom by a skilled andcompetent editor. The editor shall edit, according to acceptable scholarlystandards, the selected materials which shall be published in documentaryvolumes not to exceed approximately 700 pages each in length until full andrepresentative published colonial records of North Carolina shall have beenachieved. The number of copies of each volume to be so printed shall bedetermined by the Department of Cultural Resources, and such determinationshall be based on the number of copies the Department can reasonably expect tosell in a period of 10 years from the date of publication. In any year duringwhich the Department of Cultural Resources has completed a volume and has itready for publication, the Department may include in its continuation budgetfor that year sufficient funds to pay the estimated costs of publishing thevolume. In the event that the volume is not published during that year, theappropriation made, or any unencumbered balance, shall revert to the generalfund. (1971, c. 480, s. 6; 1973, c. 476, s. 48; 1979, c.1010; 1981 (Reg. Sess., 1982), c. 1290.)


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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_121 > GS_121-6

§121‑6.  Historical publications.

(a)        General Provisions.– It shall be the duty of the Department of Cultural Resources to promote andencourage the writing of North Carolina history and to collect, edit, publish,print, and distribute books, pamphlets, papers, manuscripts, documents, maps,and other materials relating to North Carolina archives and history. TheDepartment of Cultural Resources may establish a reasonable charge for suchpublications and devote the revenue arising therefrom to such additionalpublication of materials relating to North Carolina archives and history as maybe undertaken by the Department of Cultural Resources. Except for reports,bulletins, and other publications issued for free distribution, professionalmaterials including books and journals published by the Department of CulturalResources are hereby expressly excluded from provisions of G.S. 147‑50.

(b)        Editing andPublishing of Official Messages and Other Papers of Governor. – During the termof office of each Governor of this State, a copy of all official messagesdelivered to the General Assembly, addresses, speeches, statements, newsreleases, proclamations, executive orders, weekly calendars, articles,transcripts of news conferences, lists of appointments, and other officialreleases and papers of the Governor shall be kept in the Governor's office fordelivery to the Department of Cultural Resources at the end of each quarterduring the Governor's administration. These papers shall be compiled and aselection made therefrom by a skilled and competent editor. The editor shalledit, according to acceptable scholarly standards, the selected materials whichshall be published in a documentary volume as soon as practicable after theconclusion of the term of office of each Governor. If, for any reason, aGovernor serves less than a full term, a documentary volume shall be edited andpublished for such portion of a term as he shall have served. If a Governorserves more than one term, a documentary volume shall be edited and publishedfor each term served. Funds for editorial assistance, printing, binding, anddistribution shall be paid from the Contingency and Emergency Fund. The numberof copies of each volume to be printed shall be determined by the Department ofCultural Resources in consultation with the Governor whose papers are beingpublished.

(c)        It shall be theduty and the responsibility for the Department of Cultural Resources to editand publish a second or new series of the most significant records of colonialNorth Carolina. From records which have been compiled in the North CarolinaState Archives concerning the colonial period of North Carolina, a selection ofthe most significant documents shall be made therefrom by a skilled andcompetent editor. The editor shall edit, according to acceptable scholarlystandards, the selected materials which shall be published in documentaryvolumes not to exceed approximately 700 pages each in length until full andrepresentative published colonial records of North Carolina shall have beenachieved. The number of copies of each volume to be so printed shall bedetermined by the Department of Cultural Resources, and such determinationshall be based on the number of copies the Department can reasonably expect tosell in a period of 10 years from the date of publication. In any year duringwhich the Department of Cultural Resources has completed a volume and has itready for publication, the Department may include in its continuation budgetfor that year sufficient funds to pay the estimated costs of publishing thevolume. In the event that the volume is not published during that year, theappropriation made, or any unencumbered balance, shall revert to the generalfund. (1971, c. 480, s. 6; 1973, c. 476, s. 48; 1979, c.1010; 1981 (Reg. Sess., 1982), c. 1290.)

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