By Jaime Janda
|Title:||Edwin (Lanny) Hall Collection, 1952-1985|
|Arrangement:||This collection is broken down into thirteen series with some series broken down into sub-series.|
|Date Acquired:||09/12/1984. More info below under Accruals.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThis collection contains records from Lanny Hall’s term in the Texas House of Representatives during the Sixty-sixth, Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Legislature (1979-1984) for District 91 (Tarrant County). Included are records from legislature pertaining to the following: educational matters including specific institutions, funding, teachers retirement, Creation-Science versus Evolution-Science in Public Schools, the National Adult Literacy Project and many other topics; environmental issues; urban development; employment; businesses; human resources; insurance and taxes; banking and the Texas Comptroller; housing; health topics including the elderly, nursing homes, assorted health professions; the disabled and mentally ill and children’s health issues; Texas agencies, committees, commissions, and departments; child abuse and pornography; laws involving alcohol and drugs; gambling; equal rights and LGBT issues; African American and illegal immigrants; abortion; prisoners, parolee’s and the courts; transportation topics involving but not limited to mass transit, regional authorities, trucking, road and highway construction and funding; Texas State Sunset Law; Railroad Commission; State Agencies; bills and legislation exclusively in Tarrant County; newsletters and questionnaires; governmental topics such as Congress, Democratic and Republican parties, campaigning, House of Representatives, Supreme Court, Senate, the White House, Secretary of State, Speaker of the House, Texas Council of Governments, the Governor and Precinct Chairman, conferences and convention meetings, governmental press releases and capital dialogue newsletters; bound volumes on the Sunset Advisory Commission, Interim reports from the Sixty-sixth, Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Legislature, and Journals of the House of Representatives of the Sixty-Eighth Legislature.
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|Acquisition Source:||Edwin "Lanny" Hall|
|Preferred Citation:||Edwin "Lanny" Hall Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||A biographical note by Alexandra Traxinger Schütz was added in June 2016.|
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