The Resource Giss papers

Giss papers

Label
Giss papers, 1948-1973
Title
Giss papers
Inclusive dates
1948-1973
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Correspondence, political publications, legislative bills, speeches, committee minutes, and reports from Giss' career as a state legislator and reflecting the political issues of the 1960s and 1970s including water and land use, the Equal Rights Amendment, public health and education. Correspondents include Morris Udall, Carl Hayden, Samuel Goddard, Jack Williams, Paul Fannin, and Barry Goldwater
Biographical or historical data
Legislator and businessman; settled in Yuma, Ariz. in 1938 and purchased the Emporium Department Store. Began a twenty-five year legislative career in 1948. Giss was Senate Majority Leader for twelve years, 1954-1966, and Minority Leader for seven years, 1966-1973. He was chairman of several committees including Judiciary, Appropriations, Public Health and Welfare, State Institutions, and Counties and Municipalities.
Cataloging source
ZP3
Label
Giss papers
Instantiates
Control code
2302
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
30.5
Note
Formerly MS 0891
Organization method
Arranged in 7 series: Correspondence and personal material, 1948-1973. Legislative committee minutes, 1958-1973. Speeches, 1955-1973. Financial records, personal business and travel records, and awards 1955-1973. Printed material, 1952-1973. Scrapbooks, 1954-1966. Photographs.
System control number
ocm41139056
Type of unit
linear ft. (61 boxes)
Label
Giss papers
Control code
2302
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
30.5
Note
Formerly MS 0891
Organization method
Arranged in 7 series: Correspondence and personal material, 1948-1973. Legislative committee minutes, 1958-1973. Speeches, 1955-1973. Financial records, personal business and travel records, and awards 1955-1973. Printed material, 1952-1973. Scrapbooks, 1954-1966. Photographs.
System control number
ocm41139056
Type of unit
linear ft. (61 boxes)

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