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A Guide to the Richard Allen Pettigrew Papers

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
September 2011


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pettigrew, Richard Allen, 1930-
Title: Richard Allen Pettigrew Papers
Dates: 1957-1987
Abstract: Political and legislative papers of Richard Allen Pettigrew, as well as campaign materials for his unsuccessful bids to the U.S. Senate in 1974 and 1980.
Extent: 10.5 Linear feet. 25 boxes.
Identification: MS 82
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawyer and state legislator of Florida. Born in West Virginia; educated in Florida. Law degree, University of Florida. Practiced in Miami. Pettigrew's service in the Florida legislature included the House of Representatives (1963-1972; speaker, 1971-1972) and Senate (1972-1974).


Scope and Content

Papers relating to Pettigrew's service in the Florida House of Representatives and Senate, and his unsuccessful U.S. senatorial primary campaigns in 1974 and 1980. Also includes materials relating to the Florida Democratic Party and the Advisory Committee on Florida's Future.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard Allen Pettigrew Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Legislative Correspondence


Box
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1963-March 1964
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1964, April-Dec.
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1965, Jan.-March
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1965, April-Sept.
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1965, Oct.-Dec.
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1966
1 Legislative Correspondence. 1967
2 Legislative Correspondence. 1968
2 Legislative Correspondence. 1970
2 Legislative Correspondence. 1971, Jan.-June
2 Legislative Correspondence. 1971, July-Dec.
2 Legislative Correspondence. 1972
2 Legislative Correspondence. 1973


Legislative Files

Includes correspondence, reports, bills, clippings, and committee materials.


Box
3 Agriculture and Citrus.
3 Apportionment. 1962-1972
3 Apportionment. 1962-1972
3 Big Cypress Area. 1973
3 Business Regulations.
3 Capital Punishment.
3 Commerce. 1973-1974
3 Community Affairs.
4 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Correspondence, minutes of meetings, etc. 1965-1969
4 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Correspondence, minutes of meetings, etc. 1965-1969
4 Constitution Revision (Florida) - History, articles, hearings. 1965-1969
4 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee liason. 1965-1969
4 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee liason. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee education and welfare. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee executive department. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee human rights. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee judicial. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee legislative. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee local government. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - State boundaries. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee state finance. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee steering and rules. 1965-1969
5 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Committee suffrage and elections. 1965-1969
6 Constitution Revision (Florida) - Interim committee. 1968
6 Council of State Governments.
6 Council of State Governments.
6 Criminal Justice. 1967-1971
7 Criminal Justice. 1972
7 Criminal Justice. 1973
7 Criminal Justice. 1973
7 Criminal Justice. 1973
8 Criminal Justice. 1974-1976
8 Cuban Affairs. 1973-1974
8 Education. 1973
8 Elections. 1973
8 Environmental Protection. 1973-1974
8 E.R.A. 1972-1973
9 Government Operations. 1972-1974
9 Government Operations - Legislative.
9 Government Operations - Clippings, misc. publications, etc.
9 Health.
9 Insurance.
9 Insurance, no fault.
9 Interim Election Study.
10 Joint Legislative Management.
10 Judiciary.
10 Legis 50. 1975-1977
10 Legis 50. 1975-1977
11 Local Government.
11 Local Government.
11 Manpower and Development.
11 National Conference of State Legislatures.
11 National Conference of State Legislatures.
12 Natural Resources.
12 Natural Resources.
12 Retirement.
12 Rules and Calendar.
12 Standards and Conduct.
12 Standards and Conduct.
13 State Government Organization and Efficiency.
13 State Government Organization and Efficiency. 1965-1967
13 State Government Organization and Efficiency. 1968
13 State Government Organization and Efficiency. 1969
13 State Government Organization and Efficiency - Correspondence. 1969
14 State Government Organization and Efficiency - Correspondence. 1970
14 State Government Organization and Efficiency - Correspondence. 1971-1972
14 Taxation.
14 Transportation.
14 Ways and Means.


General Files

Includes biographical materials, clippings, photos, speeches, correspondence, and Florida files.


Box
15 Biographical.
15 Articles and Clippings.
15 Photos.
15 Speeches. Circa 1960-1969
15 Speeches. 1970
15 Speeches. 1971
15 Speeches. 1972-1973
16 Speeches. 1974; 1977-1978
16 Press Releases/Statements. 1967-1973
16 Press Releases/Statements. 1974
16 Young Democratic Club of Florida.
16 Democratic Party of Florida. 1969-1970
16 Income Tax. 1963-1973
16 Correspondence - General. 1957-1970
16 Correspondence - General. 1971
17 Correspondence - General. 1972-1973
17 Correspondence - General. 1974
17 Correspondence - General. 1975, Jan.-April
17 Correspondence - General. 1975, May-Dec.
17 Correspondence - General. 1976
17 Correspondence - General. 1977; 1981
18 Collins, LeRoy - Senatorial campaign. 1968
18 Dade County - General. 1966-1974
18 Dade County - Mental Health Association.
18 Dade County - Community Relations Board. 1975
18 Dade County - Community Relations Board. 1976
18 Dade County - Community Relations Board. 1977
18 Dade County - League of Women Voters (energy management).
19 Dade County - Regional Purchasing Council. 1975-1976
19 Sunshine Amendment. 1975-1976
19 Florida Atlantic and Florida International Universities.
19 Carter for President.
19 Tapes.


Campaign Files


Box
20 Campaign - U.S. Senate. 1974
20 Campaign - U.S. Senate. 1974
20 Campaign - U.S. Senate. 1974
21 Campaign - Video Tape - Industry, Senior Citizens, Bread. 1980 Aug. 7
21 Campaign - Clippings - MacKay: general campaign. 1980
21 Campaign - Clippings - Pettigrew: general campaign. 1980
21 Campaign - Clippings - Gunter: general campaign. 1980
21 Campaign Info - MacKay, Buddy. 1980
21 Campaign Materials - Gunter, Bill. 1980
21 Campaign - Press Releases. 1980
21 Campaign - Radio Advertising - Blankenship Agency: invoices. 1980
21 Campaign - Finance Committee - Members list.
21 Campaign - Speeches and Notes - Pettigrew. 1980
22 Campaign Endorsements. 1980
22 Campaign Materials - Including biography. 1980
22 Campaign Media Scripts. 1980
22 Campaign Strategy - Formal statement. 1980
22 Campaign Supporters. 1980
22 Campaign - Clippings - Pettigrew. 1980
22 Campaign - Jim Miller - Senate campaign. 1980
22 Campaign - Issues and Position Paper on Economics. 1980
22 Campaign Schedule. 1980
22 Campaign - Candidate Questionnaires - Responses. 1980
22 Campaign - Clippings - General campaign and minor candidates. 1980
22 Campaign - Correspondence. 1979
22 Campaign - Correspondence. 1980
22 Campaign - Fundraising - Letters. 1980
22 Campaign - Ellis Rubin - Senate candidate. 1980
22 Campaign - John B. Goffey - Senate candidate. 1980
22 Campaign - South Dade Survey of Legis., Gov., and Candidate Support by Voters. 1980
23 Campaign - Richard Stone - "Anti-Stone" literature.
23 Campaign - Clippings - Stone, R. 1980
23 Campaign - Clippings - Stone, R. 1980
23 Campaign - Stone, R. - Campaign materials. 1980
23 Campaign - Stone, R. - Key votes. 1975-1979


Committees and Organizations


Box
24 U.S. Executive Committee on Reorganization - General.
24 U.S. Executive Committee on Reorganization - Trade.
24 U.S. Executive Committee on Reorganization - Energy.
24 U.S. Executive Committee on Reorganization - Water management.
25 Advisory Committee on Florida's Future - Reports. 1981-1987
25 Advisory Committee on Florida's Future - Miscellaneous. 1981-1987
25 Advisory Committee on Florida's Future - Issues - Work sheets. 1981-1987
25 Advisory Committee on Florida's Future - Publications. 1981-1987
25 Florida Democratic Party - Caribbean Task Force. 1984
25 Dade County - Citizens Charter Revision. 1986


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Legislature -- House of Representatives
Florida -- Legislature -- Senate
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1951-



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