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Inventory of the Pauline L. Davis Papers
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Description
The Pauline L. Davis Papers consist of 2.5 cubic feet of records reflecting Davis' activities during her 25-year Assembly career. The records contain Bill Files, 1961-1976; Subject Files, 1954-1976; and Committee Hearing Files, 1954-1974.
Background
Pauline L. Davis, Democrat, was a California State Assembly Member from 1952-1976, the longest-serving woman in California's State Assembly. In 1952, Davis succeeded her late husband, Assembly Member Lester Davis, Sr., by election to serve California's 2nd Assembly District. The 2nd Assembly District included cities within Trinity, Shasta, Siskiyou, Modoc, Lassen, Plumas, and Sierra Counties. Following redistricting in 1966, she represented California's 1st Assembly District. This district, the largest in California, encompassed more than 32,000 square miles in Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, and Humboldt counties. She served the 1st Assembly District until 1976.
Extent
2.5 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
Collection is open for research.