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Subseries 2. Personal, Bulk, 1974-2009 1932-2010

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries 2 contains papers found in Rep. Murtha's desk, cabinets, and closets in his office in Washington, D.C. and including his military records, passports, biographical information, lists of achievements and awards, letters and information on family history, and personal journals wherein he recalls events and stories often pertaining to his foreign trips.


Box 32
Folder 1 Biographical Information, 1968-2004
Folder 2 Biographical Information - News Clippings, Correspondence, Memos, Notes, 2001-2007
Folder 3 Tribute to Jack and Joyce, 30 and 50 years, ca. 2004
Folder 4 National Journal, May 15, 2010
Folder 5 Murtha's Funeral Arrangements, 2010
Folder 6-7 Awards, 1974-1993
Folder 8 Awards - News Clippings, News Releases, Website Printouts, 1994-2002
Folder 9 Awards Memo, 1992
Folder 10 Distinguished American Award Air Force Association (Nation's Capital Chapters), 1989
Folder 11 Outstanding Veteran of 1989, American Academy of Physician's Assistants (Veteran's Caucus), 1989
Folder 12 Man of Steel Award - Cold Finished Steel Bar Institute, May 15, 1989
Folder 13 Iron Mike Award, Marine Corps League, September 6, 1990
Folder 14 Semper Fidelis Award - Marine Corp Command and Staff College, February 23, 1991
Folder 15 Army Reserve Association of PA Award, 99th Army Reserve Command, March 9, 1991
Folder 16 Legislator of the Year Award - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, March 21, 1991
Folder 17 JPM List of Awards, 1972-1980
Folder 18 Environmental Excellence Awards, April 22, 1992
Folder 19 Human Rights Distinguished Award, October 31, 1976
Folder 20 Labor Awards, 1980, 1998
Folder 21 Natural Resources (Coal) Awards, 1992
Folder 22 Miscellaneous Awards, 1974-2001
Folder 23 Park and Recreation Awards, 1993
Folder 24 Education Awards, 1976, 1990-2001
Folder 25 Security Awards, 1987-1988
Folder 26 Defense Awards, 1985-1993
Folder 27 Political Awards - Governmental Action Awards, 1991
Folder 28 Military Awards, 1973-2000
Folder 29 Biographical Information - University of Pittsburgh Legacy Laureate Nomination, 2005
Folder 30 Nomination for John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award - Anna Eshoo, 2006
Folder 31 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award - News article reactions, 2006
Folder 32 CRS Selected Facts about Congress, particularly 93rd, 103rd, 108th Congress, 2003
Folder 33 CRS Report for Congress Members who have served more than 30 years, 2004
Folder 34 JPM Years of Service, 2005-2007
Folder 35 CRS Reports re: Congress and Colleagues, 2006-2007
Folder 36 Update re: Members who has served more than 30 Years, 2007-2009
Folder 37 JPM House Seniority Rankings, 1990-2005
Folder 38 News Clippings (Personal), 1952-1977
Folder 39 Ramsey High School Yearbook (Copy), 1950
Folder 40 Kiskiminetas Bulletin and Camp Kis-ket-o'-min Bulletin, 1952
Folder 41 Personal Records, 1932-2012
Folder 42 Military Records, 1968, 1991-1996
Folder 43 Military Records, 1978-1979
Folder 44 Military/Medical Records, undated
Folder 45 Official Military Personnel File - Colonel John. P Murtha, Jr., undated
Folder 46 "Combat Intelligence in Vietnam" by JPM, Marine Corps Gazette - Marines and Vietnam Research, 1968, 1998
Folder 47 Passports, 1978-2009
Folder 48 Memberships, 1974-2010
Folder 49 John P. Murtha, Sr. Honorable Discharge, 1945
Folder 50 Civil War Letter, 1988
Folder 51 Family History, 1994
Folder 52 Family File, 1989
Folder 53 Car Wash Bookkeeping, 1977-1980
Folder 54 Personal Journal, 1979
Folder 55 Personal Journal Transcripts, 1981-1982
Folder 56 Personal Notes/Journal, 1991
Folder 57 Personal Notes inc. Mother Theresa Story, undated
Folder 58 Personal Notes, undated
Folder 59 Personal Notes/Items (from desk drawer), undated

Box 36
Folder 1 Archives Forms and Locations, 1974-2010
Folder 2 ARTS Caucus-Art Competition, 2004
Folder 3 Biographical Directory 111th, 2009
Folder 4 Casework Summary, undated
Folder 5 Checks Returned, 2004-2007
Folder 6 Congressional Youth Leadership Council-Honorary Congressional Board of Advisors, 2008
Folder 7 Democratic Steering and Policy Committee - 111th Congress 12th District, 2008-2009
Folder 8 Financial Disclosure Statements, 1994-2001
Folder 9 Groundbreakings Attended, 2005-2006
Folder 10 Harry M. Fox, Correspondence, 1993-2006
Folder 11 Inauguration Day, 2009
Folder 12 'The House: The History of the House of Representatives' Interview by Historian Robert V. Remini, 2006
Folder 13 Hugya, John, Resume, 2006
Folder 14 iTownHall, 2009
Folder 15 Jane Phipps, Correspondence, Memos, 2001-2009
Folder 16 JPM Submitted Congressional Record, 2008
Folder 17 Library of Congress - Books Returned - Staff, 2000-2007
Folder 18 Library of Congress - Books Returned - JPM - Member, 2000-2010
Folder 19 Library of Congress - Books outstanding, 2007-2010
Folder 20 Lists of 12th Congressional District Officials, 2002-2005
Folder 21 Majority Leader Race, November 2006
Folder 22 Maps - 12th Congressional District, 2007
Folder 23 Meeting Summary, 2007
Folder 24 Murtha, Joyce - Biography, Award, 2005-2006
Folder 25 Painting as gift-in-kind, Letter, 2009
Folder 26 Pickard China purchase, 2005
Folder 27 Prison - Abu Ghraib, 2004
Folder 28 Quilts of Valor, 2005
Folder 29 Sikorsky Strike, 2006
Folder 30 Team Meeting Notices, 2005-2010
Folder 31 Threatening Communications/Correspondence, 2004-2008
Folder 32 Veterans Affairs - Tapes, 1993-2002
Folder 33 Veterans Vision Publication - JPM article, 2006
Folder 34 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund book excerpt, 2006
Folder 35 Voter Registration Lists - 2003 Requests - New 12th District, 2003
Folder 36 Voter Registration Lists - 2001 Requests, 2001
Folder 37 Guest Book - Election Night Lunch at Centre Town Mall, 1996
Folder 38-40 Guest Book (DC Office), 1979-2010

Box 37
Folder 1 News Clippings - International Activities, 1983-1987
Folder 2 News Clippings, Correspondence, Memos, Information - International Activities, 1993-2001
Folder 3-4 News Clippings, News Releases, Notes - International Activities, 1991-1998
Folder 5 News Clippings - Military Position, Election, Majority Leadership Campaign, 2006
Folder 6 Speech Material, 2002-2004
Folder 7 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Speech, November 11, 2004
Folder 8 Distinguished Public Service Award Speech, 2006
Folder 9 Press Club Speech, September 17, 2007
Folder 10 Murtha Newsletters, 1994-1995, 2005
Folder 11 News Clippings - 12th District, 2005-2006
Folder 12 Introductions, 2002
Folder 13 News Clippings - Defense Contracts, Murtha's Brother, 2005
Folder 14 News Clippings - JPM, 2004-2006
Folder 15 JPM Interview with Robert Remini (The House), March 14, 2005
Folder 16 Wiretapping statement, 2005
Folder 17 Political Cartoons, undated
Folder 18 Torture - Speech, Information, 2005
Folder 19 Statistics/Count of Letters/Calls/Emails re: Iraq War Statement, 2005
Folder 20 Iraq Position Papers, 2003-2005
Folder 21-23 Interview Transcripts - Iraq, 2004-2006
Folder 24 World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh Speech, April 20, 2006
Folder 25 Press Citations (Appearances) after speaking out on Iraq (Various), 2005-2006
Folder 26 Press Citations (Appearances) before speaking out on Iraq (New York Times), 1982-2005
Folder 27 Press Conference on Iraq Transcript, September 16, 2003
Folder 28 Comments at Conference on Naval Forward Presence and the National Military Strategy, November 18, 1992
Folder 29 4-R (Redeploy, Replace, Reallocate, Reconstitute) Handout for Speech, April 20, 2005
Folder 30 State of the Union - Personal Notes re: Administration, 2002-2004
Folder 31 JPM "Tribute to the Troops" Speech, undated
Folder 32 "Why I'm Concerned that the Army is Broken: The Facts Speak for Themselves" Speech, December 1, 2005
Folder 33 Tribune-Review article re: Iraq/Murtha: "We have become the enemy", January 1, 2006
Folder 34 News Clippings re JPM Spending, 1997, 2006
Folder 35 Marine Corps Gazette, November 1999
Folder 36 Waynesburg College Commencement, 2004
Folder 37 Heinz History Center - History Makers Gala Program, April 4, 2008
Folder 38 Press Files, 2003
Folder 39-41 Memos re: Press - Cindy Abrams to JPM, 2004-2005
Folder 42 News Clippings, 2004

Box 38
Folder 1 Issues Forum re: Veterans, 2003
Folder 2 Iraq Letter for Tribune-Democrat Response, 2003
Folder 3 JPM to Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Correspondence, 2003
Folder 4 Marine Corps Ball Speech, 2003
Folder 5 President Letter - Drafts, information for letter to President Bush and Secretary Rumsfeld, 2003-2004
Folder 6 Iraq Strategy - News Clippings, Information, 2003-2005
Folder 7 Final Report of the Independent Panel to Review Department of Defense Detention Operations, August 2004
Folder 8-9 Abu Ghraib Prison and Detention Facility Investigations Report, 2004
Folder 10 Notes, 2004
Folder 11 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Speech, 2004
Folder 12 Detainee Amendment Editorials - Compendium of News Clippings from Senator McCain, 2005
Folder 13 Torture - Background information, articles, correspondence, and support of McCain Amendment, 2005
Folder 14 Rangel, Congressman Charles - War Views, 2005
Folder 15 JPM Notes - Statement on Iraq, 2007
Folder 16 Document Request, 2008
Folder 17 Nathan Cantanese Files re: Haditha, 2006-2008
Folder 18 Matthew Mazonkey Files re: Haditha, 2006-2008
Folder 19 Jane Phipps Files re: Haditha, 2008
Folder 20 SSgt. Frank D. Wuterich - Haditch Attorney Communication, 2006
Folder 21 JPM Court Case - SSgt. Frank Wuterich, 2006
Folder 22 Haditha - JPM Comments, News Clippings, 2005-2006
Folder 23 John Hugya Files re: Haditha - Response Letters, News Clippings, 2006

Box 39
Folder 1-8 News Clippings - Haditha, May-November 2006
Folder 9 Haditha - Campaign Calendar and Press, 2006
Folder 10 Mary Kay Voytko Files re: Haditha - News Clippings, 2007
Folder 11 Mark Critz Files Re: Haditha, 2006

Box 40
Folder 1 Majority Leader Race, 2006
Folder 2 JPM Funeral Articles/News Clippings, 2010
Folder 3 Iraq Letters - Pro, 2005-2006
Folder 4 Correspondence, Speeches, Notes, 2007-2009
Folder 5 Website - Correspondence, Images, Notes, 2007-2008
Folder 6 Dear Colleague - Shared Sacrifice, October 16, 2007
Folder 7 Presidential Election Releases and Talking Points, 2008
Folder 8 JPM Stories (Personal Journal) - Written down by Matt and Patrick for future book, 2009
Folder 9 National Press Club Remarks, September 2007
Folder 10 Interviews - Matthew Mazonkey Notes, 2007-2009
Folder 11 Hidden Costs Speech - Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 7, 2008
Folder 12 Hidden Costs of Iraq Research/Background Information, 2007
Folder 13 Center for American Progress (CAP) Speech, May 1, 2008
Folder 14 Center for American Progress (CAP) Speech, December 10, 2008
Folder 15 Iraq War - Final Votes, Articles for Roll Call, 2005-2007
Folder 16 Iraq War - JPM Personal Speech Notes and Edits, undated
Folder 17 Iraq - Articles/News Clippings and Information, 2005-2007
Folder 18 Iraq Statement Notes, undated
Folder 19 Iraq - Compendium of Information, ca. 2007
Folder 20 Speeches, 2004-2007
Folder 21 Iraq - JPM Articles/News Clippings of Interest - Haditha, Military, 2007
Folder 22 Pelosi-Murtha Press Conference, September 16, 2003
Folder 23 College Lectures, 2009