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Inventory of the Cathie Wright Papers
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Series Descriptions

LP339 1-278

Series 1.  Bill Files, 1981-2000

Physical Description: 15.75 cubic feet

Arrangement

Bill files are arranged chronologically by legislative session and numerically by bill number.

Series Description

Bill files created by Cathie Wright may include bill analyses, statements, amendments, correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, and background information. Of particular interest to researchers are those bills pertaining to local government issues. Included in the series are summaries of Wright's legislation for each session.
1981-1982 AB500-AB3635, ACA33, ACR42 (13ff) LP339:1-13
1983-1984 AB154-AB4019, ACA4-ACA34, ACR20 (21ff) LP339:14-34
1985-1986 AB17-AB4388, ACA13, ACR125-ACR129, AJR79 (38ff) LP339:35-72
1987-1988 AB66-AB4596 (45ff) LP339:73-117
1989-1990 AB23-AB4214, ACA55 (34ff) LP339:118-151
1991-1992 AB236-AB3574 (28ff) LP339:152-179
1993-1994 SB27-SB2117, SCA26, SJR28 (34ff) LP339:180-213
1995-1996 SB260-SB2029 (30ff) LP339:214-243
1997-1998 SB529-SB2194 (15ff) LP339:244-258
1999-2000 SB247-SB1984 (19ff) LP339:259-277
Legislative summaries, 1981-2000 (1ff) LP339:278
LP339 279-376

Series 2.  Chronological Files, 1981-1998

Physical Description: 4.75 cubic feet

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by month of letter.

Series Description

Chron files are made up of outgoing correspondence generated by Cathie Wright and her staff. They were sent to constituents and colleagues and frequently show Wright's position on legislative issues. Files from 1984, 1988, and most of 1993 were not sent to the Archives.
LP339 365-454

Series 3.  Subject Files, 1981-1998

Physical Description: 5.5 cubic feet

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Series Description

Subject files include background information that was used by Cathie Wright in authoring legislation. Subject headings are those created and used by her office. A complete list of subjects is included as Appendix A of the printed finding aid available at the California State Archives.
LP339 455-468

Series 4.  Assembly Intergovernmental Relations Committee Files, 1985-1986

Physical Description: 0.25 cubic feet

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically within each subseries.

Series Description

Cathie Wright was briefly Chair of the Assembly Intergovernmental Relations Committee and she kept some of the files when she left the position. This series includes bill files, hearing files, and correspondence of the committee.