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Honda (Mike) Congressional Papers
MSS.2017.01.04  
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Description
The Mike Honda Congressional Papers contain documentation of Mike Honda's congressional and political career as a House Representative of California. The material in the collection also covers his involvement in numerous committees and caucuses.
Background
Mike Honda is a former politician and educator. He is currently based in San Jose, CA. He first became active in politics in 1971 when he was appointed by San Jose Mayor Norman Mineta to the city's planning commission. He was later elected to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors in 1990 and then to the California State Assembly in 1996, serving until 2001. He served in Congress from 2001 to 2017, and as a U.S. House Representative for California's 17th Congressional District from 2013 to 2017.
Extent
21 boxes (21 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections and Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Access to digital files is by permission from the Director of Special Collections and Archives only.