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Papers of David R. Wright, 1975-1996

Identifier: 2017.008

Scope and Contents

This collection contains extensive material from 1975-1996 regarding David Wright’s legislative work and events that were happening in Clarion County. This collection primarily contains newspaper clippings and David Wright’s executive planners. This collection also contains select examples of David Wright’s campaign material and programs from various events that Representative Wright attended. Some of the select topics include agriculture, pornography and phone pornography, student loans, Sunset legislation, House Bill 1989 (1978) House Bill 1650 (1979), his unsuccessful run for Lieutenant Governor, issues regarding local bridges, gas taxes, Three Mile Island, wastefulness in the government (1979), WIC welfare (1982-1983), coal, work sharing, transportation, and private prisons. These topics and others are often discussed in a weekly column that David Wright wrote entitled, The Wright Word.


  • 1975-1996
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: June 21, 2017


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This collection is open for research.

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3.00 Cubic Feet

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged into nine series: 1. Campaign Materials 2. Biographical Information and Office Material, 3. Legislative Work, 4. District Materials, 5. Newsletters and Mailers 6. News Clippings and Media, 7. Events, 8. Photographs, 9. Oversized

Custodial History

Carolyn Wright to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Source of Acquisition

Carolyn Wright (Wife)

Method of Acquisition


Related Materials

For more information regarding David Wright see his Historical Biography:
Wright, David

Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository