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Subseries 4. County Files, 1977-1978

Scope and Content Notes:

The county files supplied a basic source of information on campaign events, issues, schedules, and candidate appearances. The files were kept in four binders. One was Philadelphia area counties, and the remaining three most likely represent geographical or campaign organizational logic. The counties are kept together in the original order that they were held in the binders. Multiple copies of the binders were distributed to key staff and Thornburgh. The following information may be found for each county: U.S. census data, population and housing, economic profiles, wards, county statistics, principal industrial employers, media (radio/TV, newspaper), public officials, Republican officials, GOP voter registration, and election results from 1970 and 1976. There are some additional county notes and reports that were not in the binders. The materials date from 1977 to 1978.


Box 11
Folder 1 Philadelphia area, Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, Bucks, and Chester, 1977-1978
Folder 2 Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, and Center, 1977-1978
Folder 3 Clarion, Fayette, Greene, and Indiana, 1977-1978
Folder 4 Lawrence, Lycoming, Mercer, and Northumberland, 1977-1978
Folder 5 Schuylkill, Somerset, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland, 1977-1978
Folder 6 Adams, Bedford, Bradford, and Cameron, 1977-1978
Folder 7 Carbon, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, and Crawford, 1977-1978
Folder 8 Elk, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, and Huntington, 1977-1978
Folder 9 Jefferson, Juniata, Lebanon, and McKean, 1977-1978
Folder 10 Mifflin, Montour, Monroe, Perry, Pike, and Potter, 1977-1978
Folder 11 Allegheny, Erie, and Blair, 1977-1978
Folder 12 Berks, Cumberland, and Cambria, 1977-1978
Folder 13 Dauphin, Lackawanna, and Lancaster, 1977-1978
Folder 14 Lehigh, Luzerne, Northampton, and York, 1977-1978
Folder 15 Notes on County lists ranked by GOP registration with time allocation, 1977
Folder 16 Notes on York, Lehigh, Luzerne, and Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, 1977
Folder 17 Notes on Allegheny County, undated
Folder 18 Notes on Dauphin, Cumberland, Blair, and Lackawanna, December 1977
Folder 19 Notes on Berks, Lancaster, and Northampton, January 1978
Folder 20 Notes on Philadelphia, January 1978
Folder 21 Notes on Dauphin, Cumberland, and Blair, undated