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Barbra Sweeney-Lamont legislative committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2356

Scope and Contents

The collection contains files from Sweeney-Lamonts tenure as an administrative assistant for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Materials include correspondence, research papers, materials collected relative to proposed legislation, press releases, memos, campaign materials, and information on governmental processes.

The collection is divided into three series:

Commerce and Economic Development Committee Files, Box 1-3

Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee Files, Box 4

Governmental Process Files, Box 5-6

The Commerce and Economic Development Committee files contain information which was gathered to assist the committee in its deliberations on issues such as drug pricing, consumer credit, bingo, economic development, home warranties, automobile related problems, tourism, housing loans, and tax laws.

The Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee files contain information which was gathered to assist the committee in its deliberations on issues such as: consumer credit, consumer finance, Duluth-Superior economic base, taxes, retail credit, bogus investment firsm, and no fault automobile insurance and usury.

The Governmental Process files contain information on computerized bill drafting, political campaigns, and recount procedures.

Dates

  • 1973-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Barbra Sweeney-Lamont was born in Hollywood, Calilfornia in 1948. She later attended the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Sweeney-Lamont served for two years, 1973-1974, as the first administrative assistant for two committees of the Minnesota House of Representatives: Commerce and Economic Development, chaired by Jim Adams; and Financial Institutions and Insurance, chaired by Bernie Brinkman. Following that she was employed as an assistant administrator at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Extent

7.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains files from Sweeney-Lamonts tenure as an administrative assistant for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Materials include correspondence, research papers, materials collected relative to proposed legislation, press releases, memos, campaign materials, and information on governmental processes.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
Title
Guide to the Barbra Sweeney-Lamont legislative committee papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526