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Office of Public Affairs Records
2007-006, 2007-011, and 2009-167  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Office of Public Affairs records
    Dates: 1995-2009
    Collection number: 2007-006, 2007-011, and 2009-167
    Creator: Office of Public Affairs
    Collection Size: 7 archives boxes
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: This collection contains two publications issued by the Office of Public Affairs, the County News Digest and Comline, the County employee newsletter.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

    Preferred Citation

    Office of Public Affairs records, 2007-006, 2007-011, and 2009-167, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was given to the Archives by the Office of Public Affairs.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Michael Griffith working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website. The publications were placed in chronological order and foldered for easier access.

    Administrative History

    The Office of Public Affairs serves as the principal spokesperson for the County on policy issues, countywide issues, and catastrophic events. A division of the Office of the County Executive, the public affairs office was established by the Board of Supervisors in 1999 and formerly was known as the Office of Public Communication and Community Outreach. Other responsibilities of the office include providing staff support for three sister county commissions and providing protocol guidance and economic exchange information for foreign investment in the county.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of two publications of the Office of Public Affairs, the County News Digest and Comline, the County employee newsletter. For further information, see the major subdivisions.


    Both publications are arranged in chronological order.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Santa Clara County (Calif.) Office of the County Executive
    Santa Clara County (Calif.) Office of Public Affairs