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Inventory of the Paul Carpenter Papers
LP211, LP212, LP408  
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Description
Paul Carpenter served as a Democrat in the State Assembly from 1975 to 1976 and the State Senate from 1977 to 1986. He represented the 71st Assembly District and the 37th Senate District. Both districts encompassed parts of Orange County. The Paul Carpenter Papers consist of 11 cubic feet of textual records from his term as an Assembly Member, 1975-1976, and from his term in the Senate, 1977-1986. The collection is organized into three series: Bill Files, Correspondence, and Subject Files. The papers were processed at two separate times. The 1977-1980 bill files were processed under LP211 and LP212. The 1981-1986 bill files, the correspondence, and subject files were assigned identification number LP408. This collection does not contain any records from his tenure in the Assembly.
Background
Paul Carpenter served as a Democrat in the State Assembly from 1975 to 1976 and the State Senate from 1977 to 1986. He represented the 71st Assembly District and the 37th Senate District. Both districts encompassed parts of Orange County. According to Paul Carpenter and the 1977 Members of the California Legislature and Other State Officials, he was born in 1928 in Sioux City, Iowa. He matriculated to the University of Iowa, the University of Missouri, and the University of Florida, earning a Ph.D. in experimental psychology. He worked as a professor in the California State College system, a business executive and a research scientist. Before entering the Assembly, he helped develop the first Orange County Master Plan for health care as the Associate Director of the Orange County Health Planning Council.
Extent
13 cubic feet
Restrictions
For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.
Availability
While the majority of the records are open for research, any access restrictions are noted in the record series descriptions.