Guide to the Frank Mullen Papers 1980-1986
Cage.905

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Frank Mullen Papers
ID
Cage.905
Date [inclusive]
1980-1986
Extent
1.0 box.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of papers related to the reelection campaigns of Congressman Thomas Foley from 1980 through 1986, gathered by Frank Mullen who served as the Whitman County coordinator of Foley's reelection campaign in these years.

Preferred Citation note

[item description]; Frank Mullen Papers, 1980-1986; Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries; Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Thomas Foley (1929-2013) was born in Spokane, Washington and attended Gonzaga University and the University of Washington. He was first elected to Congress in 1964 and served the Fifth District of Washington State until 1995. He eventually became the Speaker of the House of Representatives. When he left Congress after being defeated by George Nethercutt in the 1994 midterm election, Washington State University created the Foley Institute of Public Policy and Public Service in his honor.

Frank Mullen was the Whitman County coordinator of Foley's reelection campaigns in the years 1980-1986.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of papers related to the reelection campaigns of Congressman Thomas Foley from 1980 through 1986, gathered by Frank Mullen who served as the Whitman County coordinator of Foley's reelection campaign in these years. It includes an analysis of the Fifth Congressional District, newspaper articles about Foley, and petitions of support.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2018-07-02

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

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Washington State University Foley Institute transferred this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 1997 (MS.1997.23)

Processing Information note

James Feller processed this collection in 2018.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Thomas S. Foley Congressional Papers, 1964-1997 (Cage 655).

Thomas S. Foley Photographs, 1905-1995 (PC 111).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Democratic Party (Spokane, Washington)--History--20th century--Sources
  • United States. Congress. House.

Personal Name(s)

  • Foley, Thomas S.--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Politics and politicians

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