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03. Personal Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 212 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Arthur D. Hershey, 1983-2008

Identifier: 2016.004
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains information related to Arthur D. Hershey’s campaigns for the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives between 1982 and 2006.� Campaign materials include pamphlets and other mailings sent to constituents, as well as memorabilia such as buttons and stickers. The collection also includes materials related to Hershey’s legislative work, particularly during the later years of his service in the early 2000s.

Dates: 1982 - 2008; Acquisition: 12/12/2010

Papers of Babette Josephs, 1985-2012

Identifier: 2013.019
Scope and Contents The papers of Babette Josephs contain many of the subjects that she, along with her legislative staff, researched. Some of the most prominent subjects include abortion rights, protection for woman and LGBTQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning) people, gun protection, election reform, the "Given Name" clause and mass transit. Her legislative work as chair in the State Government Committee is also included in this collection. A researcher interested in Mrs. Josephs or the subjects...
Dates: 1985 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1997; Acquisition: April 5, 2013

Papers of Barbara McIlvaine Smith, 2007-2010

Identifier: 2011.009
Scope and Contents Barbara McIlvaine Smith served as a Democrat for two sessions, heavily involved with issues related to education. As a member of the Education Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Special Education, Mrs. McIlvaine Smith introduced and co-sponsored many pieces of legislation related to special education funding and programs. Also, she introduced several pieces of legislation related to transportation issues in her district in Chester County. A subsequent collection was received on...
Dates: 2007 - 2010; Acquisition: 10/11/2011

Papers of Ben H. Wilson, Jr., 1977-1986

Identifier: 2013.013
Scope and Contents This collection of materials represents a special interest to Representative Wilson. The collection begins with legislative drafts for recycling efforts in Pennsylvania. Encompassing a majority of the collection are Bills that other States have implemented to enhance their recycling efforts. Some of these States include but are not limited to: Arizona, Delaware, New York, and Washington. In addition to these there are tax studies, correspondence in response to recycling issues, and reports...
Dates: 1977 - 1986

Papers of Bernard J. Dombrowski, 1981-1990

Identifier: 2017.004
Scope and Contents

This collection reflects the legislative career of Bernard Dombrowski from 1981-1990. While in office, Dombrowski was interested in tax regulations, transportation issues, and environment challenges facing Erie County, Medicare issues, and alcohol problems. Dombrowski's collection contains multiple thank you notes, which shows his dedication and communication with people from his district. Also, this collection includes campaign materials, events, speeches, photographs and subject files.

Dates: 1981 - 1990; Acquisition: Date acquired: January 19, 2017

Papers of Bernard T. O'Neill, 2007-2018

Identifier: 2019.033
Scope and Contents

This collection contains but is not limited to, Bernard O'Neill's legislative work and research within the Basic Education Funding Committee and the Special Education Funding Formula Committee, as well as various forms of correspodence, public hearing information, and news and media articles.

Dates: 2007-2018; Acquisition: Date acquired: 2019

Papers of Bob Bastian, 1999-2008

Identifier: 2009.001
Scope and Contents This collection includes campaign and biographical material, legislative work files, events, community and constituent work files, photographs and a video of Mr. Bastian's farewell address on the floor of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Mr. Bastian's legislative work files include both administrative aspects of getting a bill introduced on the House Floor, and also a letter introducing the legislation to fellow legislators. In this letter, the legislative intent of the bill...
Dates: 1999 - 2008; Other: 01/03/2011

Papers of Brian L. Ellis, 2005-2019

Identifier: 2019.006
Scope and Contents The papers of Brian Ellis contain a variety of materials from his 14 years in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Many of the materials included relate to photographs of school group visits, photographs with other Members of the House, and phoographs with constituents. In addition, much of the collection features copies of resolutions about issues and people Representative Ellis honored on the House Floor. Also featured are old newsletters and mailers, and correspondence from other...
Dates: 2005 - 2019; Acquisition: 2019-03-29

Papers of Bruce I. Smith, Jr., 1981-2006

Identifier: 2006.029
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Campaign Memorabilia, Newsletters, Newspaper Clippings, Awards and Honors and VHS copies of his television show entitled “Legislative Report with Representative Bruce Smith,” from 2005-2006.� The papers and videos are arranged chronologically within their category. A researcher interested in Mr. Smith or the topics in which he was involved should examine his Oral History Interview, which was conducted on May 17, 2006.

Dates: 1981 - 2006

Papers of C. Allen Egolf, 1993-2004

Identifier: 2004.021
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Egolf's legislative work from 1993 to 2004, i.e. the bills and resolutions in which he was prime sponsor. Each folder contains his research and correspondence, as well as drafts of the bills/resolutions and amendments.There are several bill topics that Egolf introduced every session.� These include a ban on same-sex marriage, procedures for expelling students, the Child Internet Protection Act, the requirement of saying the Pledge of Allegiance in...
Dates: 1993 - 2004; Acquisition: 01/11/2004