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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 of her legislative work should examine her subject files, which contain the subjects she researched. Those interested in her involvement in the State Government Committee should examine her legislative work.


  • 1985 - 2012
  • Majority of material found within 1991 - 1997
  • Acquisition: April 5, 2013


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This collection is open for research

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11.75 Cubic Feet



Arrangement Note

This collection is made up of 13 boxes with 12 series: Series 1. Biographical Information and Office Material. 2. Legislative Work- Committee work from Committees other than State Government 3. Legislative Work- Bills Sponsered by Josephs 4. Legislative Work of Michael C. Gruitza 5. Legislative Work of Babette Josephs 6. Subject Files 7. Correspondence 8. Press Releases 9. Photographs 10. Awards 11. Oversized- Photographs 12. Oversized- Photographs and Memorabilia

Custodial History

Babette Josephs to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives

Source of Acquisition

Babette Josephs

Method of Acquisition


Related Materials

A researcher interested in Babette Josephs or the topics in which he was involved should examine his Oral History Interview, which was conducted on October 1, 2012.

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