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Manuscripts by Subject - Politics / Government - #11036

Title: Susan Wefald Papers

Dates: 1989-2009

Collection Number: Mss 11036

Quantity:
2 feet

Abstract:
Consists of materials from Wefald's political campaigns in 1994, 1996, and 2002, for the office of Public Service Commissioner, and from her 1989 campaign for the Bismarck School Board. Also included in the collection are Wefald's papers toward a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of North Dakota, from 1997-2001; she graduated in 2002.

Provenance:
The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Susan Wefald Papers in September 2009.  This collection was processed and the inventory prepared by Emily Ergen in September 2009.

Property Rights:
The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights:
Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access:
This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation:
Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

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INVENTORY

Box 1

1 Posters – “Vote Susan Wefald Our Public Service Commissioner… Working for US!” 1994 election (2)
2 Posters – “Re-elect Susan Wefald Our Public Service Commissioner…Working for US!” 1996 election (2)
3 Posters – “Vote Susan Wefald Public Service Commissioner ‘…OUR Commissioner!’ Still working…  …for all of US!,” 2002 election (2)

Box 2

1 Cassette – Susan’s debate with Steven Tomac, 1996
2 DVD – Susan Wefald interview; Susan’s money management tips; 1994, 1996 and 2002 PSC Commercials; (Bob Wefald) 1992 Supreme Court advertisement; and Susan’s garden interview 2007
3 School Board election material, 1989
4 Desk diary – personal notes of Susan Wefald on 1994 election
5 Mailings for 1994 campaign
6 1994 campaign announcement (media pack/press kit), January 14,1994
7 1994 Republican pledges
8 1994 National women’s organizations campaigning tips
9 Volunteers and congratulatory  letters, 1994 campaign
10 Binder – Campaign management school manual “Grass roots, Politics for the ‘90s,” National Federation of Republican women
11 Photograph – Susan and Bob Wefald and Lamar Alexander, 1996
12 Photograph – Susan E. Wefald, Leo M. Reinbold, and Bruce Hagen, 1995?
13 Newspaper clippings during campaign year, 1996
14 Press conference, newspaper clippings, letters, press releases, 1996
15 North Dakota Republican Convention, 1996
16 Victory! Campaign, 1996
17 Notebook of all printed material used during 1996 campaign
18 Friends of Susan Wefald Campaign material for 1996 election
19 CD – North Dakota Republican Convention photographs, 2002
20 Victory night photographs (2), 1994
21 Commissioner Susan Wefald photographs (6), 1994
22 Photographs, 2002
23 Desk diary, campaign and other personal notes (April & June), 2002
24 Resume, January 2009
25 Campaign material 2002
26 Susan and Bob Wefald family portrait, Lost Wood Club, Michigan, 2002
27 Election announcement 2002
28 North Dakota Republican Convention, 2002
29 Campaign 2002 announcement (press conference), January 22, 2002
30 Campaign correspondence, 2002
31 Victory! November 2002
32 Printed material for 2002 campaign
33 North Dakota Republican Convention arrangements, 2002
34 National Republican involvement, 2006 & 2008
35 Will not run again for Public Service Commissioner, December 2007
36 Election for ND, December 2008
37 Retirement party, December 22, 2008
38 December 2008 material
39 Fall 2000 term paper on cd
40 “Encouraging Public Participation at the North Dakota Public Service Commission,” Political Science 531, November 28, 2000
41 “Electric Reliability in the Upper Midwest: Analyzing Two Factors That Relate to Planning for Adequate Electrical Generation Supplies,” Political Science 501, April 14, 2000
42 “North Dakota Economic Environment Study: Profile of the South Central Region of North Dakota,” April 19, 1999
43 Political science 508 final exam
44 Final exam, Political Science and Public Administration 502, Spring 1999
45 “Research Design for Research Project: Electric Generation and Reliability in the Mapp Region,” Political Science 500, December 7, 1999
46 “State Agencies and the Administrative Rules Committee: The Voiding of Administrative Rules Since 1995,” PSCI 508, November 24, 1998
47 “Determining Competitive Alternatives: A Legislative Proposal,” Political Science 532, April 1998
48 “North Dakota Open Record law, 1993-1997,” Administrative Law, November 26, 1997
49 “The Challenge of Implementing a Merit Increase at the North Dakota Public Service Commission,” April 28, 1997
50 “Perspectives on Enforcement, ” April 17, 2001
51 “Ethical Issues Surrounding the Keating Five,” Political Science 533, June 21, 2001
52 Paperwork for Graduate Thesis
53 Independent Study Fall 2001
54 Explanation for going back to school, December 2007

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