Lynn Martin Papers, 1977-92
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Brief Description: Papers of Lynn Martin (Judith Lynn Morley Martin) (1939- ), BA '60, Illinois State Representative (1977-79), State Senator (1979-81), U.S. Representative (1981-91), and U.S. Secretary of Labor (1991-93), including correspondence, notes, reports, legislation, appointment books, guest books, newspaper clippings, books, magazine articles, press releases, speeches, campaign and office records, newsletters, photos, artifacts and videotapes concerning Martin's tenure in the Illinois House and Senate, including nursing home reform; her campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, including finances, election returns, and advertising; her tenure in the U.S. House, including casework, project assistance, legislative and constituent services, letters signed, candidates for the Republican Conference vice chairmanship (1984), the Republican Policy Committee Chairmanship (1987), and the House Republican Conference Chairmanship (1988-89), speech seconding George Bush's nomination at the Republican National Convention (1984), efforts to reform the rules of Congress and to extend civil rights laws to congressional employees, women's issues, labor issues, the federal budget, educational reform, and seminars and conferences; campaign for U.S. Senator (1989-90), including planning, organization, fundraising, finances, advertising, and debates; tenure as Secretary of Labor, including confirmation hearings, swearing in, and the Glass Ceiling initiative on removing barriers to women and minorities in corporations; photographs with Ronald Reagan and George Bush; and trips to Eastern Europe (1989-90) and Italy (ca. 1991).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 26/20/92
Created by: Martin, Lynn (1939-)
Volume: 39.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/24/93; 6/16/93
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Arrangement: By type of material & subject, & alphabetically/chronologically thereafter
Subject Index
Belvidere, Illinois
Bush, George H W
Civil Rights
Dixon, Illinois
Education Legislation
Election Campaigns
Environmental Issues
Federal Aid
Fund Raising
Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of
Illinois Elections
Illinois Politics
Labor, United States Department of
Legislature, Illinois
National Organization for Women
Nursing Homes
Political Action Committees
Political Advertising
Political Campaigns
Political Financing
Reagan, Ronald
Republican National Committee
Republican Party
Rockford, Illinois
Savings and Loan
Sundstrand Corporation
Television Advertising
Women's Rights
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]