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Papers of Robert W. Godshall, 1983-2018

Identifier: 2018.017

Scope and Contents

The papers of Robert W. Godshall contain his legislative work, subject files, and correspondence during his time in office. The first three boxes and some in the fourth are from Godshall's collection that deal with committees. Godshall's personal files are in the series following. Much of the legislative work and subject files during that time are labeled as such and contain information and research on bills that went through his committee. His personal legislative work and subject files dealt with second amendment rights, making seat belts mandatory, hunting rights, and other issues relating to Montgomery County. There are some speeches within the collection, in addition to photos that were kept within the specific file.


  • 1983 - 2018
  • Acquisition: 2018-10-03


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This collection is arranged into 9 series: 1. Legislative Work Consumer Affairs Committee; 2. Subject Files Consumer Affairs Committee; 3.Legislative Work; 4. Subject Files; 5. Correspondence; 6. News Clippings/Media/Newsletters; 7.Speeches; 8. Memorabilia; 9. Oversized. However, Rep. Godshall donated numerous materials relating to his time as Chair of the Consumer Affairs Committee. Those files are named under the corresponding series and then under subseries "Consumer Affairs Committee."

Custodial History

Robert W. Godshall of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Robert W. Godshall

Papers of Robert W. Godshall, 1983-2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository