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03. Personal Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 211 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Paul W. Semmel, 1983-2006

 Collection
Identifier: 2006.022
Scope and Contents

This collection consists mostly of legislative work from his years in the PA House of Representatives. Items such as speeches, correspondence, certificates, and photographs from events also make up a large portion of this collection. Also includes news clippings and newsletters.

Dates: 1983 - 2006; Acquisition: 2008-06-11

Papers of Peter J. Zug, 1993-2006

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2006.021
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of legislative files, the Pennsylvania State Library’s Rare Books Room Project files, newsletters, constituent work files, videos and photographs. A researcher interested in Mr. Zug or the topics in which he was involved should examine his Oral History Interview, which was conducted on September 6, 2006.

Dates: 1993 - 2006; Acquisition: 05/10/2006

Papers of R. Curtis Schroder, 1995-2012

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2013.007
Scope and Contents

The papers of Curt Schroder consists of Subject Files on the Speaker's Commission of Legislative Reform, the Judicial Conduct Board, the Public Integrity Commission, the Lobbying Disclosure Regulations Committee, and Medical Malpractice. These files contain correspondence, testimonies, news articles, research, speeches, press releases, legislative works, and meetings.

Dates: 1995 - 2012; Acquisition: 02/05/2013

Papers of Ralph E. Kaiser, 1988-2003

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2014.003
Scope and Contents The collection reflects the entire legislative career of Ralph Kaiser. While in office, he was very interested in trying to find solutions to constituent problems or requests. The amount of correspondence received in Kaiser's office indicates a personal connection with his constituents. Many thank-you notes are found in the Correspondence series. One issue that Kaiser strongly pursued was legislation giving more support to humane officers. He felt these officers needed more training, more...
Dates: 1988 - 2003; Acquisition: November 9, 2014

Papers of Regis R. Malady, 1965-1985

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2011.004
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material from campaigns, district materials, legislative work, speeches, news clipings, photographs, memorabilia, awards, and correspondence. Contains material from when he was a Councilman of Elizabeth Borough, Mayor of Elizabeth, PA and when he was a State Representative. A large portion of the collection contains photographs of the Elizabeth Bridge and of himself in meetings and ceremonies as Mayor and Representative.

Dates: 1965 - 1985; Acquisition: 04/01/2013

Papers of Reno H. Thomas, 1969-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2013.009
Scope and Contents

The Papers of Reno Thomas is mainly made up of news clippings of his legislative career and of the 1976 campaign. There is also research on pesticides, one of the major issues he focused on. The collection also contains biographical information, voting roll calls, unintroducted legislation, newsletters, correspondence, and campaign materials.

Dates: 1969 - 1980; Acquisition: 08/11/2013

Papers of Reno H. Thomas, 1969-1980

 Collection
Identifier: 2005.007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials related to Thomas' work on the Agriculture Committee as well as other special/select/sub committees. Also included are publications, photographs, and campaign materials.

Dates: 1969 - 1980

Papers of Richard A. Geist, 1979-2012

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2013.005
Scope and Contents This collection contains an extensive material on Geist's legislative work with the House Transportation Committee, including issues related to railroad development, driver education, leasing the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and work vehicle safety and regulation. These files often include correspondence, House memoranda, supplementary background information, as well as press releases, public testimony from public hearings, and related reports, studies and proposals. Geist's papers also contain...
Dates: 1979 - 2012; Acquisition: June 11, 2014

Papers of Richard A. Geist, 1979-2012

 Collection
Identifier: 2020.015
Scope and Contents This collection contains many subject files realted to various topics that were of interest to Geist while in office, specifically there are many files on high speed rail and the Tour de 'Toona. The collection also contains materials from many scrapbooks Geist and his staff maintained while he was in office. The collection also includes many pieces of memorabilla such as hard hats, awards, t-shirts. Finally, the collection includes a substantial number of photographs from his time in...
Dates: 1979-2012; Acquisition: 9-10-2020

Papers of Richard J. Cessar, 1974-1991

 Collection
Identifier: 03-2013.024
Scope and Contents

The collection is primarily made up of campaign files.� They include promotional material for Cessar's reelection bids, correspondence related to fundraisers for both himself and the Republican party in Pennsylvania, and material from his campaign for County Commissioner in 1991.

Dates: 1974-1991; Acquisition: Date acquired: 07/06/2005