03. Personal Papers
Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The items in this collection were gathered by Roger Nick when he was Chief of Staff for Representative Matthew J. Ryan between 1985 and 2003. The majority of the collection, however, is material related to the death of Ryan (funeral, memorials, etc.). There is a large collection of photographs covering the topics of swearing-in ceremonies, Republican Leadership, and posed portraits. A small group of objects is also contained in the collection.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records of Sharon Engdahl, a Legislative Researcher from the years 1989 to 2012. Most of Engdahl's research included the topics of Mental Health including discrimination because of Mental Health or illness, parity and insurance coverage. While Engdahl focused most of her research on Mental Health in Pennsylvania, she also practiced comparative research by compiling data and other materials from other states. In addition to research, Engdahl's records contain...
Scope and Contents As Chairman of the State Government Committee, Frank Oliver spearheaded the movement to adopt an official state song for Pennsylvania. During the 1987-1988 session, he headed a Special Select Committee to do just that. This committee was not an official select committee of the House, not being formed by legislation. It was more of an "ad hoc" committee including members of the general public.Representative Oliver served as Chair of this special committee. Representing the...
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials primarily from Tom Usiadek's time as Executive Director for the House of Representatives Transportation Committee. Researchers interested in the role of an Executive Director of a House committee will find this collection useful. This collection will also be useful for researchers interested in laws relating to transportation, particularly topics such as the Motor Vehicle Code, vehicle registration, and vehicle weight limits.
Scope and Contents The Wright Family Collection consist of ephemeral material, biographical information, as well as images of James L. Wright, Jr. and his son, Matthew N. Wright. The bulk of these items relate to the career of James L. Wright.