Bruce F. Vento papers, 1974-2000.


Bruce F. Vento papers, 1974-2000.

Congressional papers of Bruce F. Vento (DFL-Minn.), a St. Paul, Minnesota high school science teacher who served three terms in the state legislature (1971-1976) and 12 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1977-2000). The collection is particularly strong in its documentation of energy, financial, environmental, and humanitarian issues, legislation, and policy in the 1980s and 1990s.

74.5 cu. ft. (74 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7314758

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