Don Edwards Congressional Papers document his thirty-two year tenure (1963-1995) in the United States House of Representatives
(Calif.). Elected in 1962 (D), Edwards represented San José, Gilroy, and Morgan Hill, and parts of Milpitas and other unincorporated
areas of Santa Clara County. During his 32-year career, he represented voters from the 9th District (1963-1975), the 10th
District (1975-1993), and the 16th District (1993-1995). The papers include biographical material, speeches, committee files,
hearings and reports, press releases, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, office files, correspondence and memorabilia.
The collection consists of five series: Series I: Personal; Series II: Legislative Files; Series III: Public Relations/Press
Files; Series IV: Office Files; Series V: Constituent Files.
Copyright has been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission
to publish or quote 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 collection.