Preliminary Guide to the Washington State Republican Party Records
MSSM.014

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Washington State Republican Party.
Title
Washington State Republican Party records
ID
MSSM.014
Date [inclusive]
1980-1997
Extent
44.0 Linear feet 43 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: MS.1993.52: 2-8-13-4; MS.1997.10: 2-15-16-6; MS.1998.04: 4-7-1-1; MS.1998.22: 2-8-22-4; MS.1998.32: 2-5-4-6; MS.1999.39: 2-16-1-1)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Washington State Republican Party is a state branch of the national Republican Party.

"The Washington State Republican Party is dedicated to preserving a constitutional republic. We believe that active participation by citizens is absolutely necessary to protect and preserve conservative values which include preserving a free society, free markets, free trade, the sanctity of human life, limited government, low taxes, a minimal bureaucracy, a strong national defense, private property rights, and the concept that government should do for individuals only those things they cannot do for themselves."

(From the website http://www.wsrp.org)

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records for the Washington State Republican Party from 1980 to 1997. The collection consist of meeting minutes from 1981 to 1996, voter lists, records, statistics, surveys, and focus group data, as well as papers concerning Washington State Republican Conventions, state committees, the executive board, campaign information, files on prospective candidates, crime, environment, budget talking points, health care reform, the "drug war," legislative fundraisers, the AFL, the CIO, the "Legislative Victory Fund," the Washington State legislature, and various projects. The collection also contains financial records, "Daily Report" sheets from 1992 to 1995, press releases and newspaper clippings pertaining to the organization, incoming and outgoing correspondence, party affiliate memoranda, membership directories, Washington State and National Republican platforms, and opposition analysis and files. Additionally, the collection includes "Republican Almanacs"; audiocassette recordings of forums; several handbooks pertaining to the Republican Party and its projects; other printed material including newspapers and books; video recordings, photographs; and realia.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It consists of multiple accessions received between 1993 and 1999: MS.1993.52, MS.1997.10, MS.1998.04, MS.1998.22, MS.1998.32, MS.1999.39. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Washington State Republican Committee and the Washington State Republican Party to Washington State University Libraries in 1993, 1997, 1998, and 1999. This is an unprocessed collection with mutiple accessions.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State Republican Party.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Washington (State) -- Politics and government

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