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05. Institutional Records

 Record Group
Identifier: 05

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Local Government Commission, 1965-2002

Identifier: LGC
Scope and Contents The Local Government Commission was created in 1935 though the earliest records are from 1965-2002. It is a bipartisan agency consisting of five House Members and five Senators appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and Speaker of the House, respectively. The main function of the Local Government Commission, outside of providing research assistance to the General Assembly, is to introduce legislation that will allow local governments to run smoothly. During the time this...
Dates: 1965-2002

Office of Legislative Services

Identifier: LEGSER
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials accumulated over twenty years by the Office of Legislative Services. Materials were donated to the House of Representatives Archive upon the retirement of Mr. Bryan Rooney as Director of the Office.� The collection includes information related to the history of the House of Representatives, House-wide events, and prominent Representatives.

Dates: 1990-2014; Acquisition: Date acquired: 11/03/2017

Office of Publications

Identifier: 2016.014
Scope and Contents The collection contains files related to publications that were produced for the House of Representatives. Publications include the Legislative Directory, House of Representatives Annual Calendar, House of Representatives Election Calendar and several others.Included are 433 folders containing photographs of members of the House of Representatives along with 7 folders containing photographs of CORE employees that were used in making the Legislative Directory. Also included are...
Dates: 1974 - 2012; Acquisition: Date acquired: 01/08/2011

Office of Secretary of the Senate Publications

Identifier: SP
Scope and Contents

Donors of these items vary considerably, and the origin of some is lost. If a publication deemed historically significant by Archives staff is found or donated and is a publication by the PA Senate Secretary, then it will be placed in chronological order in this collection.

Dates: Publication: 1983 - 2005

Office of the Speaker of the House: Protocol and Special Events

Identifier: 05 ##wku
Scope and Contents The Office of the Speaker of the House: Protocol and Special Events Collections contains institutional records obtained from Jeanne Schmedlen. Jeanne served as the Coordinator of Special Projects and Chief of Protocol for the Office of the Speaker of the House starting in January of 1995. The collection spans four decades and includes records from previous special events coordinator Joyce A. Endsley. The collection includes: programs, events, delegations, newspaper clippings, photographs,...
Dates: 1970-2010

Republican Communications Department Collection

Identifier: 2011.017
Scope and Contents The Republican Communications Office is responsible for photography, videography, audio, and social media for the Pennsylvania Republican Caucus. Sessions can include professional head shots, interviews, committee meetings, member events, and cable video series. Some content, like photographs are born digital and have been transferred from DVD/CD. The majority of the content is still in an analog format, requiring special equipment to view, and will be digitized over time.Please...
Dates: 1987 - Present; Acquisition: 2011-08-16

The Temple Papers on the Pennsylvania General Assembly

Identifier: 2021.037
Scope and Contents The research for this series was requested and funded in large part by the Heinz Endowments and the William Penn Foundation but also by Temple. Its purpose was to assist the General Assembly in representing citizens, making laws, and balancing the other branches. The DVD and text Volume 1, "The Pennsylvania General Assembly Before and After the 1968 Legislative Modernization Commission: The Evolution of an Institution," is an institutional history that focuses on the...
Dates: 2012-03 - 2012-06; Acquisition: 2012-10-19