University of Delaware Library

Bair, Myrna L.

Myrna L. Bair papers

1980-2008


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 689


Creator: Bair, Myrna L.


Title: Myrna L. Bair papers


Inclusive Dates: 1980-2008


Extent: 12 linear feet (12 boxes) and oversize removals


Abstract: The papers of Delaware legislator and women's leadership advocate Myrna L. Bair (b. 1940) comprise legislative, topical, and constituent materials from her career in the Senate of the Delaware General Assembly (1981-2000), as well as records from her professional involvement with national legislators and government organizations.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 689, Myrna L. Bair papers, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Boxes 1-12: Shelved in SPEC MSS record center cartons

Oversize removals: Shelved in SPEC MSS oversize boxes (18 inches) and SPEC MSS oversize mapcases

Location

Special Collections, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Gift of Myrna L. Bair, 2014.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Cheryl Mariani, October-November 2014.


The collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Myrna L. Bair (b. 1940), was elected as a Republican to the Senate of the Delaware General Assembly in 1980 and served 10 terms until 2000. She represented the 5th district, Foulk Woods (north Wilmington), and held Senate leadership positions for 16 of her 20 years in office. The Myrna L. Bair papers comprise legislative, topical, and constituent materials from her career in the Senate of the Delaware General Assembly, as well as records from her professional involvement with national legislators and government organizations.

Bair was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on October 26, 1940. In 1962, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude). Bair received a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1966. She was married to the late Thomas Irvin Bair II, Ph.D., a chemist whose research led to the commercial process for Kevlar. They had two children: Thomas I. Bair, III and Catherine L. Keaty, Ph.D.

After earning her Ph.D., Bair taught at Beaver College in Pennsylvania as an assistant professor of chemistry. In 1974, Bair became an instructor in chemistry and energy education at the University of Delaware. Before she was elected to the Senate, Bair spent a year as assistant director of public information in the Delaware Energy Office. In 1980, Bair was elected to represent Delaware's 6th district. After reapportionment in 1981, Bair's district was shifted and renumbered. Therefore, starting in 1982, she was considered the representative of Delaware's 5th district, Foulk Woods (north Wilmington). For 16 years, Bair held a legislative leadership position, including 14 years as Senate minority leader and two years as minority whip. She served on committees such as Education, Health & Social Services, Legislative Council, Administrative Services/Energy, Community Affairs, Ethics, Revenue & Taxation, Small Business, Youth Services, and the Executive Committee. She also worked on various commissions and task forces, including the Children at Risk Implementation Task Force, Joining Generations Steering Committee, Family Preservation Project, Family Law Commission, Homeless Task Force, Commission of the Courts 2000, and the Public Utilities Task Force.

Concerning economic issues, Bair sponsored the Financial Center Development Act which incentivized banks to establish offices in Delaware. In 1983, she assisted in the formation of a Senate Ad-Hoc Task Force on Export Trade. Additionally, Bair sponsored the Blue Collar Jobs Act (1984), which provided retraining opportunities and granted tax credits to certain firms for hiring new employees.

Taking a special interest in children's issues, Bair was an integral force in the creation of two of Delaware's most significant child welfare entities. These are the Office of the Child Advocate and the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Bair was honored by the Foster Parents of Delaware in appreciation for her support of Foster Family Care in Delaware. She also received the 1999 Ron Fioravanti Award from Grassroots Citizens for Children, in recognition of "her unwavering commitment and dedication to raising the standard of protection for Delaware's children."

During her time in office, Bair played an active role in the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). This includes serving as a member of the NCSL's Executive Committee and serving as chairperson of the Economic and Cultural Development Committee in the Assembly on State Issues. Bair was also elected President of the Women's Network, which is a national organization of women legislators affiliated with the NCSL.

After retiring from public service, Bair began teaching at the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration (IPA). She was appointed as director of the IPA's Personal Leadership Development Program (formerly the Women's Leadership Development Program).

Sources:

"140th General Assembly, Senate Resolution No. 24." Official Website of the First State Legislature. http://www.legis.delaware.gov/LIS/LIS140.NSF/ (accessed October 2014).

"Thomas Irvin Bair II, Ph.D.: Obituary." The News Journal. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delawareonline/obituary.aspx?pid=170703113 (accessed October 2014).

Deshon, Mark. "UD Women's Leadership Development Program promoted." UDaily. http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2009/mar/leadership033109.html (accessed October 2014).

"Myrna Bair Honored by Delaware YWCA." UD Institute for Public Administration. http://www.ipa.udel.edu/ipa/news/bairYWCAaward.html (accessed October 2014).


Scope and Content Note

The papers of Delaware legislator and women's leadership advocate Myrna L. Bair comprise legislative, topical, and constituent materials from her career in the Senate of the Delaware General Assembly (1981-2000), as well as records from her professional involvement with national legislators and government organizations.

The collection is organized in four series: I. Legislature files, II. Topic files, III. Conferences, and IV. Correspondence, largely preserved in original order as maintained by Dr. Bair.

The first series, Legislature files, consists of files related to legislative work. Materials include legislation, press clippings, correspondence, personal notes, event programs, and memorabilia. These files are organized chronologically and provide an overview of each year's prominent issues through materials such as Bair's annual Senate newsletters, legislative agendas, and press clippings. The files also include yearly summaries of legislation sponsored by Bair, as well as materials supporting her work in areas such as economic development, education, energy, and family issues.

The second series, Topic files, consists of materials providing information about legislative issues related to Bair's work in the Senate of the Delaware General Assembly. Materials included are press clippings, correspondence, legislation, court filings, personal notes, speeches, information booklets, event programs, conference materials, projector slides, maps, charts, and invitations. Also included are stickers and postcards from an National Conference of State Legislatures meeting in Texas. Files are primarily related to education reform, including issues of desegregation in which Bair fought for local school board control; economic development; and children's issues, such as Bair's role in the formation of the Office of the Child Advocate.

The third series, Conferences, consists of materials from professional conferences attended by Bair during her time in office, including the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), the State Government Affairs Council (SGAC), the Council of State Governments (CSG), and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Materials included in these files are event programs, correspondence, personal notes, photographs, schedules, and maps. Also included are name badges with pins representing various states and organizations, which Bair collected at the conferences.

The fourth series, Correspondence, is comprised of thank you letters received by Bair for her work in the Senate of the Delaware General Assembly.


Selected Search Terms

Corporate Names
Delaware. General Assembly. Senate.
National Conference of State Legislatures.
State Government Affairs Council.
Council of State Governments.
American Legislative Exchange Council.
Topical Terms
Educational law and legislation--Delaware.
Leadership--Delaware.
Legislation--Delaware.
Women in public life--Delaware.
Women legislators--Delaware.
Child welfare--Delaware.
Children--Legal status, laws, etc.--Delaware.
Geographic Names
Delaware.
Delaware--Politics and government.
Delaware--Politics and government--1951-
Form/Genre Terms
Bills (legislative records)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Memorandums.
Photographs.
Reports.
Speeches (documents)
Occupation
Politicians.
Legislators.

Related Materials in this Repository

MSS 135 Frank R. Zebly papers

MSS 527 Gwynne P. Smith papers


The papers are arranged into four series, and three series have been arranged further into subseries. The original order was largely maintained, especially in the Legislative files, Conferences, and Correspondence series. Legislative files are arranged chronologically, and Topic files are arranged by subject. The Conferences series is arranged by professional organization.

  • I. Legislature files
  • II. Topic files
  • III. Conferences
  • IV. Correspondence

Detailed Contents List

Series I. Legislature files , 1980-2001
Subseries I.A. 1981 , 1980-1982

Financial Center Development Act (FCDA) bills & comments , 1981   [Box 1 F1]

Education bills , 1981-1982   [Box 1 F2]

Re-apportionment , 1981   [Box 1 F3]

Alternative Program for Disruptive Students , 1980-1981   [Box 1 F4]

Materials about the legislature , 1981   [Box 1 F5]

Bair's energy education bill SB-87 , 1981   [Box 1 F6]

Important legislation and summaries , 1981   [Box 1 F7]

Legislative calendar , 1981   [Box 1 F8]

Creation of economic development office , 1981   [Box 1 F9]

Farmers bank bill , 1981   [Box 1 F10]

Energy conservation bill , 1981   [Box 1 F11]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1981   [Box 1 F12]

Bair's legislation , 1981-1982   [Box 1 F13]

Subseries I.B. 1982 , 1981-1982

Equalization funding SB-303 , 1981-1982   [Box 1 F14]

Legislative agenda , 1982   [Box 1 F15]

Materials about the legislature , 1982   [Box 1 F16]

Bair's legislation , 1982   [Box 1 F17]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1982   [Box 1 F18]

Subseries I.C. 1983 , 1981-1984

Bair's legislation , 1983-1984   [Box 1 F19]

Export trade task force , 1983   [Box 1 F20]

Summary of legislation , 1983   [Box 1 F21]

Banking/Insurance , 1983   [Box 1 F22]

Materials about the legislature , 1983   [Box 1 F23]

Legislative agenda , 1983   [Box 1 F24]

Studded tire bill , 1981-1983   [Box 1 F25]

DUI law , 1983   [Box 1 F26]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1983   [Box 1 F27]

Subseries I.D. 1984 , 1983-1984

Legislative agenda , 1984   [Box 1 F28]

Social security bill , 1983-1984   [Box 1 F29]

Security deposits , 1983-1984   [Box 1 F30]

Bair's legislation , 1983-1984   [Box 1 F31]

Materials about the legislature , 1984   [Box 1 F32]

Blue collar jobs development , 1984   [Box 1 F33]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1984   [Box 1 F34]

Subseries I.E. 1985 , 1983-1985

Bair's legislation , 1985   [Box 1 F35]

Apartments , 1983-1985   [Box 1 F36]

Materials about the legislature , 1985   [Box 1 F37]

Legislative agenda , 1985   [Box 1 F38]

Legislative summaries , 1985   [Box 1 F39]

Phoenix utility tax , 1985   [Box 1 F40]

Phoenix steel , 1985   [Box 1 F41]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1985   [Box 1 F42]

Subseries I.F. 1986 , 1983-1986

Materials about the legislature , 1985-1986   [Box 1 F43]

Summary - important bills , 1986   [Box 1 F44]

Bair's legislation , 1986   [Box 1 F45]

Financial disclosure , 1986   [Box 1 F46]

Work and family , 1985-1986   [Box 1 F47]

Legislative agenda , 1986   [Box 1 F48]

Legislative summaries , 1983-1986   [Box 1 F49]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1986   [Box 1 F50]

Subseries I.G. 1987 , 1985-1987

Bair's legislation , 1985-1987   [Box 1 F51]

Banks property , 1987   [Box 1 F52]

Legislative agenda , 1987   [Box 1 F53]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1987   [Box 1 F54]

Arts project , 1986-1987   [Box 1 F55]

Materials about the legislature , 1986-1987   [Box 1 F56]

Legislative summaries , 1987   [Box 1 F57]

Subseries I.H. 1988 , 1987-1989

Bair's legislation , 1988   [Box 1 F58]

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) , 1988-1989   [Box 1 F59]

"Takeover" legislation , 1987-1988   [Box 2 F60]

Important legislation , 1988   [Box 2 F61]

Materials about the legislature , 1988   [Box 2 F62]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1988   [Box 2 F63]

Legislative agenda , 1988   [Box 2 F64]

Subseries I.I. 1989 , 1988-1989

Bair's legislation , 1988-1989   [Box 2 F65]

Accessory apartments , 1989   [Box 2 F66]

Materials about the legislature , 1988-1989   [Box 2 F67]

Parental consent , 1988-1989   [Box 2 F68]

Parental leave , 1989   [Box 2 F69]

Important legislation , 1989   [Box 2 F70]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1989   [Box 2 F71]

Legislative agenda and summaries , 1989   [Box 2 F72]

Legislative pensions , 1989   [Box 2 F73]

Subseries I.J. 1990 , 1985-1990

Hewlett-Packard , 1990   [Box 2 F74]

Citisteel , 1990   [Box 2 F75]

Delaware river bay , 1989-1990   [Box 2 F76]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1990   [Box 2 F77]

Bicentennial , 1985-1990   [Box 2 F78]

Bair's legislation , 1989-1990   [Box 2 F79]

Legislative agenda , 1990   [Box 2 F80]

Banking/insurance bill , 1989-1990   [Box 2 F81]

Subseries I.K. 1991 , 1990-1992

Bair's legislation , 1991   [Box 2 F82]

Human Investment Act , 1991-1992   [Box 2 F83]

Legislative agenda , 1991   [Box 2 F84]

Legislative summaries , 1991   [Box 2 F85]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1991   [Box 2 F86]

Important legislation , 1991   [Box 2 F87]

Republican plan , 1991   [Box 2 F88]

Materials about the legislature , 1990-1991   [Box 2 F89]

Subseries I.L. 1992 , 1983-1997

Legislative summaries , 1992   [Box 2 F90]

Important legislation , 1992   [Box 2 F91]

FBI corruption investigation , 1992-1993   [Box 2 F92]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1992   [Box 2 F93]

Commendations , 1983-1997   [Box 2 F94]

Bair's legislation , 1985-1992   [Box 2 F95]

Legislative agenda , 1992   [Box 2 F96]

Materials about the legislature , 1992   [Box 2 F97]

Bair's legislative highlights , 1992   [Box 2 F98]

Subseries I.M. 1993 , 1993

Pension legislation , 1993   [Box 2 F99]

Legal opinions on pensions , 1993   [Box 2 F100]

Compensation commission publicity (1 of 3) , 1993   [Box 2 F101]

Compensation commission publicity (2 of 3) , 1993   [Box 2 F102]

Compensation commission publicity (3 of 3) , 1993   [Box 2 F103]

Bair legislation , 1993   [Box 2 F104]

Session highlights , 1993   [Box 2 F105]

Materials about the legislature , 1993   [Box 2 F106]

Important legislation , 1993   [Box 2 F107]

Subseries I.N. 1994 , 1993-2000

Important legislation , 1993-1994   [Box 2 F108]

Courts , 1993-2000   [Box 3 F109]

Bair legislation , 1994   [Box 3 F110]

Materials about the legislature , 1994   [Box 3 F111]

Legislative highlights , 1994   [Box 3 F112]

Environmental license plate , 1994   [Box 3 F113]

Legislative agenda , 1994   [Box 3 F114]

Living wills , 1994   [Box 3 F115]

Subseries I.O. 1995 , 1995

Bair legislation , 1995   [Box 3 F116]

Sex offender legislation , 1995   [Box 3 F117]

End of session newspapers , 1995   [Box 3 F118]

Legislative agenda , 1995   [Box 3 F119]

Legislative summary , 1995   [Box 3 F120]

Important legislation , 1995   [Box 3 F121]

Turnpike scandal , 1995   [Box 3 F122]

Materials about the legislature , 1995   [Box 3 F123]

Brandywine Hundred, crime , 1995   [Box 3 F124]

MBNA America Bank , 1995   [Box 3 F125]

Margaret Henry , 1995   [Box 3 F126]

Letters regarding Henry , 1995   [Box 3 F127]

Welfare reform , 1995   [Box 3 F128]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1995   [Box 3 F129]

Subseries I.P. 1996 , 1996

Legislative summaries , 1996   [Box 3 F130]

Bair legislation , 1996   [Box 3 F131]

Bingo bill , 1996   [Box 3 F132]

End of session summaries , 1996   [Box 3 F133]

Materials about the legislature , 1996   [Box 3 F134]

Legislative agenda , 1996   [Box 3 F135]

Telecommunications legislation , 1996   [Box 3 F136]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1996   [Box 3 F137]

Important legislation , 1996   [Box 3 F138]

Healthcare directives , 1996   [Box 3 F139]

Certificate of election , 1996   [Box 3 F140]

Subseries I.Q. 1997 , 1995-1998

Psychiatric hospital , 1997   [Box 3 F141]

HB 503 - Same Sex Marriage , 1997   [Box 3 F142]

Delaware song , 1995-1997   [Box 3 F143]

Gift ban legislation , 1997   [Box 3 F144]

Senate rules reform , 1996-1997   [Box 3 F145]

Rules reform publicity , 1997   [Box 3 F146]

Gift ban materials , 1997   [Box 3 F147]

Bair legislation , 1997   [Box 3 F148]

End of session summaries , 1997   [Box 3 F149]

Robert and Dori Connor , 1997   [Box 3 F150]

Important legislation , 1997   [Box 3 F151]

Materials about the legislature , 1997   [Box 3 F152]

Legislative agenda , 1997   [Box 3 F153]

Delaware department of transportation and graffiti legislation , 1997-1998   [Box 3 F154]

Legislative pensions , 1997   [Box 3 F155]

Subseries I.R. 1998 , 1998

Bair legislation , 1998   [Box 3 F156]

Clinton in Delaware , 1998   [Box 3 F157]

Delaware department of transportation investigation , 1997-1998   [Box 3 F158]

End of session summary , 1998   [Box 3 F159]

Materials about the legislature , 1998   [Box 3 F160]

Legislative agenda , 1998   [Box 3 F161]

Important legislation , 1998   [Box 3 F162]

Subseries I.S. 1999 , 1999

Important legislation , 1999   [Box 3 F163]

Bair legislation , 1999   [Box 3 F164]

Financial disclosure , 1999   [Box 3 F165]

Materials about the legislature , 1999   [Box 3 F166]

Legislative agenda , 1999   [Box 4 F167]

Gettysburg monument , 1999   [Box 4 F168]

Bair senate report (newsletter) , 1999   [Box 4 F169]

Legislative summaries , 1999   [Box 4 F170]

Subseries I.T. 2000 , 2000

Crisi nursery program , 2000   [Box 4 F171]

Sweeney's bakery , 2000   [Box 4 F172]

Bair legislation , 2000   [Box 4 F173]

Materials about the legislature , 2000   [Box 4 F174]

Baby-abandonment legislation (1 of 2) , 2000   [Box 4 F175]

Baby-abandonment legislation (2 of 2) , 2000   [Box 4 F176]

Access to Respite Care and Help (ARCH) , 2000   [Box 4 F177]

Greater Minneapolis crisis nursery , 2000   [Box 4 F178]

Gettysburg monument , 2000   [Box 4 F179]

Newspaper articles on accountability , 2000   [Box 4 F180]

SB 260 - Educator accountability legislation , 2000   [Box 4 F181]

American institute for full employment , 2000   [Box 4 F182]

Important legislation , 2000   [Box 4 F183]

Tall ships festival , 2000   [Box 4 F184]

Subseries I.U. 2001 , 2001

Materials about the legislature , 2001   [Box 4 F185]

Baby-abandonment legislation , 2001   [Box 4 F186]

Children's department , 2001   [Box 4 F187]

Delaware health issues , 2001   [Box 4 F188]

Series II. Topic files
Subseries II. A. Education , 1989-2002

Charter schools , 2001   [Box 4 F1]

Education reform , 2001   [Box 4 F2]

Neighborhood schools , 2000-2002   [Box 4 F3]

Education testing , 1999-2000   [Box 4 F4]

Delaware test results , 2000-2002   [Box 4 F5]

Federal laws , 2002   [Box 4 F6]

Education criticism , 1989-1999   [Box 4 F7]

Desegregation , 1998-2001   [Box 4 F8]

Choice and charter schools , 1995-1999   [Box 4 F9]

Choice education plan , 1990-1991   [Box 4 F10]

Choice programs , 1990-1997   [Box 4 F11]

Home schooling , 1992-1995   [Box 4 F12]

Schools and profit , 1994   [Box 4 F13]

Vouchers , 1999-2002   [Box 4 F14]

Subseries II. B. Desegregation , 1981-1996

Court order , 1995   [Box 4 F15]

Robinson opinion , 1994-1995   [Box 4 F16]

Desegregation newspapers , 1995-1996   [Box 4 F17]

Desegregation , 1996   [Box 4 F18]

Desegregation committee , 1995   [Box 4 F19]

Third circuit court ruling , 1996   [Box 5 F20]

Robinson opinion , 1994   [Box 5 F21]

Desegregation trial , 1994-1995   [Box 5 F22]

Desegregation news (1 of 2) , 1991-1994   [Box 5 F23]

Desegregation news (2 of 2) , 1991-1994   [Box 5 F24]

Issues before the court , 1994   [Box 5 F25]

Consent order , 1993   [Box 5 F26]

Desegregation , 1981-1990   [Box 5 F27]

Busing , 1991   [Box 5 F28]

Bair's publications , 1994   [Box 5 F29]

Desegregation , 1992-1993   [Box 5 F30]

Senate debate , 1993-1994   [Box 5 F31]

Brandywine district meeting , 1994   [Box 5 F32]

Press releases , 1994   [Box 5 F33]

Letters from Bair , 1994   [Box 5 F34]

Desegregation , 1994   [Box 5 F35]

Copper information , 1993   [Box 5 F36]

Desegregation legislation , 1994   [Box 5 F37]

Court order , 1981   [Box 5 F38]

Subseries II. C. Equalization , 1984

Equalization legislation , 1984   [Box 5 F39]

Calculations from Grimes and Delaware Department of Public Instruction , 1984   [Box 5 F40]

Subseries II. D. Brandywine school district , 1996-2001

Brandywine financial scandal (1 of 2) , 1998-2000   [Box 5 F41]

Brandywine financial scandal (2 of 2) , 1998-2000   [Box 5 F42]

Brandywine hauge story , 1996-2001   [Box 5 F43]

Subseries II. E. Career ladder , 1984-1987

Career ladder fiscal year 1986 , 1984-1986   [Box 5 F44]

Career ladder fiscal year 1987 , 1986-1987   [Box 5 F45]

Career ladder New Castle County districts - priorities , 1984-1985   [Box 5 F46]

Subseries II. F. Economic development and jobs , 1981-2000

Science/technology institute conference , 1997-1999   [Box 5 F47]

Fraunhofer institute , 1995-1997   [Box 5 F48]

Main street program , 1997   [Box 5 F49]

Advanced technology centers , 1996-1997   [Box 5 F50]

State science and technology institute , 1996-1997   [Box 5 F51]

Science, technology, and the states report , 1992   [Box 5 F52]

Manufacturing/high tech (1 of 2) , 1991-2000   [Box 5 F53]

Manufacturing/high tech (2 of 2) , 1991-2000   [Box 5 F54]

Rodel , 2000   [Box 6 F55]

Blue collar jobs , 1989-1990   [Box 6 F56]

Delaware riverfront development , 1999   [Box 6 F57]

Delaware economic development , 1999-2000   [Box 6 F58]

Delaware economic development , 2000   [Box 6 F59]

Delaware economic development , 1981-1990   [Box 6 F60]

State science and technology institute materials , 1997   [Box 6 F61]

University of Delaware research , 1998   [Box 6 F62]

Delaware manufacturing alliance presentation , 1996-1997   [Box 6 F63]

Delaware manufacturing alliance materials , 1994-1998   [Box 6 F64]

Claymont economic development , 1982-1985   [Box 6 F65]

Phoenix steel , 1981-1989   [Box 6 F66]

Citisteel , 1987-1995   [Box 6 F67]

Blue collar jobs , 1984-1986   [Box 6 F68]

David burton education report , 1981-1982   [Box 6 F69]

Interviews , 1993   [Box 6 F70]

General motors task force (1 of 2) , 1993   [Box 6 F71]

General motors task force (2 of 2) , 1993   [Box 6 F72]

General motors , 1996   [Box 6 F73]

General motors , 1993-1996   [Box 6 F74]

Subseries II. G. Children at risk , 1987-1993

Children at risk and business publications , 1988-1989   [Box 6 F75]

Children at risk- Bair's publication , 1988-1989   [Box 6 F76]

Youth conference 2000 , 1988-1989   [Box 6 F77]

Materials on children at risk , 1987-1989   [Box 6 F78]

Dept. of public instruction (DPI) information on children at risk , 1988-1989   [Box 6 F79]

News articles , 1987-1990   [Box 6 F80]

Social services sub-committee , 1989-1990   [Box 6 F81]

Robert Williams committee , 1988-1989   [Box 6 F82]

Children at risk , 1990-1993   [Box 6 F83]

Subseries II.H. Kids' issues , 1982-2004
II.H.1. Child Advocate , 1982-2004

Letters for D'ambra , 2003   [Box 6 F84]

Child advocate materials , 1999-2002   [Box 6 F85]

Sharing family values , 2003   [Box 6 F86]

Grassroots citizens for children , 2004   [Box 6 F87]

Baptist church presentation , 1999   [Box 6 F88]

Martin review panel , 1997   [Box 6 F89]

Atonement presentation , 1982-1984   [Box 6 F90]

Newspaper articles , 1999-2000   [Box 6 F91]

Newspaper articles , 1997-1999   [Box 6 F92]

Child advocate legislation , 1997   [Box 7 F93]

Legislation and action on the floor , 1999   [Box 7 F94]

Department responses , 1997-1999   [Box 7 F95]

Samantha Frazier case , 1998   [Box 7 F96]

Child advocate legislation and press releases , 1998   [Box 7 F97]

Child advocate , 1999-2003   [Box 7 F98]

Samantha case , 1998   [Box 7 F99]

II.H.2. Family friendly work , 1992-1999

Family friendly materials (1 of 2) , 1993-1996   [Box 7 F100]

Family friendly materials (2 of 2) , 1993-1996   [Box 7 F101]

Work and family , 1999   [Box 7 F102]

Human investment task force , 1992-1993   [Box 7 F103]

Human investment information , 1993   [Box 7 F104]

Women's republican club of Wilmington presentation , 1993   [Box 7 F105]

Family friendly working group (1 of 2) , 1993   [Box 7 F106]

Family friendly working group (2 of 2) , 1993   [Box 7 F107]

II.H.3. Family preservation , 1984-1990

Delaware program summaries , 1987-1990   [Box 7 F108]

Family preservation presentation , 1988   [Box 7 F109]

Background publications (1 of 2) , 1984-1988   [Box 7 F110]

Background publications (2 of 2) , 1984-1988   [Box 7 F111]

National conference of state legislatures on children and youth , 1987   [Box 7 F112]

II.H.4. Kids conference , 1982-2004

Senate president's conference on the family , 1988   [Box 7 F113]

Family resource coalition , 1988   [Box 7 F114]

Governors' Conference: focus on the first sixty months (1 of 2) , 1985-1986   [Box 7 F115]

Governors' Conference: focus on the first sixty months (2 of 2) , 1985-1986   [Box 7 F116]

Grassroots citizens for children , 1998-2002   [Box 7 F117]

Kids department , 2000   [Box 7 F118]

Child welfare league , 1989   [Box 7 F119]

Presentation , 1987   [Box 7 F120]

Children's defense fund , 1986-1987   [Box 7 F121]

Junior league , 1987-1988   [Box 7 F122]

Placement task force , 1986-1987   [Box 7 F123]

Office of the child advocate , 1991-1998   [Box 7 F124]

Presentation materials , 1982-1983   [Box 7 F125]

American bar association conference , 1998-1999   [Box 7 F126]

Rhode Island information , 1998-2004   [Box 7 F127]

Subseries II. I. Woods Haven Kruse , 1984-2002

Woods Haven Kruse information , 1998-2002   [Box 8 F128]

Woods Haven Kruse appraisal , 1993   [Box 8 F129]

Talley day park , 1998   [Box 8 F130]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse (1 of 2) , 1984-2002   [Box 8 F131]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse (2 of 2) , 1984-2002   [Box 8 F132]

Eagles training site , 1996   [Box 8 F133]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse (1 of 3) , 1992-1995   [Box 8 F134]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse (2 of 3) , 1992-1995   [Box 8 F135]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse (3 of 3) , 1992-1995   [Box 8 F136]

New Castle county , 1995-1997   [Box 8 F137]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse , 1994-1996   [Box 8 F138]

Materials about Woods Haven Kruse , 1995-1997   [Box 8 F139]

Subseries II. J. Naamans , 1997-2000

Naamans creek watershed , 1997-2000   [Box 8 F140]

J. Duffield study , 1997   [Box 8 F141]

Subseries II. K. Environment , 1984-2000

Hydroflourocarbons , 1988-1989   [Box 8 F142]

Materials about the environment , 1984-1998   [Box 8 F143]

Delaware cancer , 2000   [Box 8 F144]

Delaware geology , 1994   [Box 8 F145]

Drinking water , 1993-2000   [Box 8 F146]

Water construction , 1996-1997   [Box 8 F147]

Poultry and pollution , 1998-1999   [Box 8 F148]

Recycling , 1999   [Box 8 F149]

Indoor clean air , 1998   [Box 8 F150]

Subseries II. L. Federal mandates , 1992-2000

Disabilities act , 1992   [Box 8 F151]

Privatization , 2000   [Box 8 F152]

Clean air act , 1992-1995   [Box 8 F153]

Subseries II. M. Land use and economic development , 1987-2006

Riverfront development corp , 2001-2002   [Box 8 F154]

Land use , 2006   [Box 8 F155]

Wilmington riverfront , 1999-2006   [Box 8 F156]

Quality of life , 1987-1988   [Box 8 F157]

City on canal , 1995-1998   [Box 8 F158]

Delaware advisory council on developmental impact , 1988-1989   [Box 8 F159]

Managed growth (1 of 2) , 1989-2000   [Box 8 F160]

Managed growth (2 of 2) , 1989-2000   [Box 8 F161]

Subseries II. N. Senior citizen issues , 1986-2000

End of life care , 1998   [Box 8 F162]

Division of aging charts , 1992   [Box 8 F163]

Housing , 1989-1993   [Box 8 F164]

Joining generations , 1992-1996   [Box 8 F165]

Intergenerational childcare articles , 1986-1990   [Box 8 F166]

Joining generations , 1989-1992   [Box 9 F167]

Social security , 1999-2000   [Box 9 F168]

Subseries II. O. Arts , 2007-2008

Arts in Delaware , 2007-2008   [Box 9 F169]

Subseries II. P. Arnold scandal , 1985-1987

Arnold draft statements , 1986   [Box 9 F170]

House bill 266 District Lines , 1985-1986   [Box 9 F171]

Arnold ethics , 1985-1987   [Box 9 F172]

Law PAC , 1985-1987   [Box 9 F173]

Subseries II. Q. Bicentennial , 1987

Bicentennial , 1987   [Box 9 F174]

Series III. Conferences , 1981-2000
Subseries III. A. National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) , 1985-2000

Economic development committee , 1998-1999   [Box 9 F1]

Assembly on state issues/assembly on federal issues , 1998   [Box 9 F2]

Assembly on state issues , 1999   [Box 9 F3]

Atlanta Arts Accord , 1999   [Box 9 F4]

Legislative Management Committee , 1993   [Box 9 F5]

National Conference of State Legislatures photos , 1985-1998   [Box 9 F6]

Legislative Management Committees , 1991-1992   [Box 9 F7]

25th Anniversary , 1999   [Box 9 F8]

Economic and Cultural Development Committee , 1999   [Box 9 F9]

Annual Meeting Program , 2000   [Box 9 F10]

Annual Meeting Program , 1998   [Box 9 F11]

Annual Meeting Program , 1997   [Box 9 F12]

Annual Meeting , 1996   [Box 9 F13]

Annual Meeting , 1995   [Box 9 F14]

Annual Meeting , 1994   [Box 9 F15]

Annual Meeting , 1992   [Box 9 F16]

Annual Meeting , 1993   [Box 9 F17]

Annual Meeting , 1991   [Box 10 F18]

Annual Meeting , 1990   [Box 10 F19]

Annual Meeting , 1989   [Box 10 F20]

Annual Meeting , 1988   [Box 10 F21]

Executive Committee San Diego , 1997   [Box 10 F22]

Executive Committee Alaska , 1996   [Box 10 F23]

Assembly on the Legislature (AOL) , 1989   [Box 10 F24]

Assembly on the Legislature Utah , undated   [Box 10 F25]

Assembly on the Legislature , 1993   [Box 10 F26]

Bair's Fiscal Presentation , 1993   [Box 10 F27]

Subseries III. B State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1985-1999

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1999   [Box 10 F28]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1998   [Box 10 F29]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1996   [Box 10 F30]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1995   [Box 10 F31]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1994   [Box 10 F32]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1993   [Box 10 F33]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1992   [Box 10 F34]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1991-1993   [Box 10 F35]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1990   [Box 10 F36]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1989   [Box 10 F37]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1987   [Box 10 F38]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1986   [Box 10 F39]

State Government Affairs Council (SGAC) , 1985   [Box 10 F40]

Southern Legislators Conference , 1986   [Box 10 F41]

Subseries III. C The Council of State Governments (CSG) , 1981-1998

Council of State Governments (CSG) , 1998   [Box 10 F42]

Council of State Governments (CSG) , 1995   [Box 10 F43]

State Government News , 1981-1985   [Box 10 F44]

Council of State Governments (CSG) , 1987   [Box 11 F45]

Assemblee Nationale , 1995   [Box 11 F46]

Council of State Governments (CSG) , 1993   [Box 11 F47]

Subseries III. D American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) , 1987

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) , 1987   [Box 11 F48]

Series IV. Correspondence , 1980-2001

Thank You Notes (1 of 2) , 1982-1990   [Box 11 F1]

Thank You Notes (2 of 2) , 1982-1990   [Box 11 F2]

Thank You Notes (1 of 2) , 1987-1991   [Box 11 F3]

Thank You Notes (2 of 2) , 1987-1991   [Box 11 F4]

Thank You Notes (1 of 3) , 1980-1986   [Box 11 F5]

Thank You Notes (2 of 3) , 1980-1986   [Box 11 F6]

Thank You Notes (3 of 3) , 1980-1986   [Box 11 F7]

Thank You Notes , 1992-1993   [Box 11 F8]

Thank You Notes , 1992   [Box 11 F9]

Thank You Notes , 1991   [Box 11 F10]

Thank You Notes , 1980-1994   [Box 11 F11]

Thank You Notes (1 of 2) , 1994-1996   [Box 11 F12]

Thank You Notes (2 of 2) , 1994-1996   [Box 11 F13]

Thank You Notes (1 of 3) , 1997-2001   [Box 12 F14]

Thank You Notes (2 of 3) , 1997-2001   [Box 12 F15]

Thank You Notes (3 of 3) , 1997-2001   [Box 12 F16]