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Summary Information

Title: John P. Murtha Congressional Papers
Collection Number: AIS.2010.04
Creator: Murtha, John P., Congressman, 1932-2010

Collection Dates: Bulk, 1974-2010
Collection Dates: 1932-2010
Extent: 349.0 linear feet (336 boxes plus 65 boxes of memorabilia and numerous oversize framed items)

Language: English

The John P. Murtha Congressional Papers document the career and activities of Rep. Murtha and his office. With a career spanning 36 years (1974-2010), Rep. Murtha represented Pennsylvania's 12th District based in Johnstown, Pa., and the surrounding region. The collection contains correspondence, reports, legislative files, and other records relating to issues such as defense, the interior, energy, economic development, and labor - among others. In addition to paper records, the collection also contains photographic and audio-video materials in addition to a selection of memorabilia and awards.