Series 1: Correspondence, 1976-2000--This series includes business and personal correspondence between Liston B. Ramsey and fellow government officials, supporters, and constituents, as well as invitations, cards, and guest lists for official functions that Ramsey attended.
Series 2: Correspondence with North Carolina Governors, 1975-1999--This series includes correspondence between Liston B. Ramsey and the acting Governors of North Carolina during the years Ramsey was in office. This series includes correspondence from Governor Jim Hunt and Governor James Martin.
Series 3: Liston B. Ramsey Speeches, 1979-1998--This series includes loose copies of speeches, notes, outlines of speeches, and reference materials for speeches. These speeches range from different times of Ramsey’s career, with the bulk being from his time serving as Speaker of the House for the North Carolina General Assembly. Ramsey’s speeches include comments made in the General Assembly, at honorary events and functions, and political campaign stops.
Series 4: Legislation Introduced by Liston B. Ramsey, 1977-2000--This series includes copies of legislation introduced by Ramsey during his time in the North Carolina House of Representatives. This legislation includes laws designed to help his congressional district, laws designed to help western North Carolina, and laws designed to better the entire state.
Series 5: Press Releases, 1980-2000--This series includes copies of press releases sent from Ramsey’s office to local and state publications including during his time as Speaker of the House.
Series 6: Newspaper and Magazine Articles Related to Liston B. Ramsey, 1978-2000--This series includes articles from local and state newspapers and magazines that discuss Ramsey or issues related to Ramsey’s work in the House of Representatives; also includes magazines that placed Ramsey on the cover of the issue.
Series 7: Liston B. Ramsey Campaign Finance Reports, 1974-2000--This series includes financial records related to Liston B. Ramsey campaigns for office.
Series 8: Government Operations Information, 1981-1984--This series has correspondence regarding personnel needs for North Carolina courts, funding for historic preservation projects, proposed changes to laws on a range of subjects, and other matters addressed by the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations.
Series 9: Event Programs, 1969-1999--This series includes programs from events that Ramsey attended, including some where he was the speaker or individual being honored.
Series 10: Miscellaneous Materials--This series includes items collected by Ramsey during his time in office including political cartoons depicting Ramsey at the height of his power, novelty political items, and an official written document from the Speaker of the House office commissioned by Ramsey during his tenure as Speaker.
Series 11: North Carolina State Legislature Printed Materials, 1981-2000-- This series includes printed material from the North Carolina Legislature saved by Ramsey and his staff from his time in office.
Series 12: Scrapbooks--This series includes scrapbooks of letters of support and admiration sent to Ramsey by friends, colleagues, and constituents. Also includes scrapbook featuring items from when Ramsey was awarded an honorary doctorate by Mars Hill College.
Series 13: Photographs--This series includes photographs and photo albums of various political, social, business, and travel activities, and personal moments involving Representative and Mrs. Ramsey, their family, and other state officials and prominent individuals.
Series 14: Awards--This series includes certificates, plaques, honorary resolutions, and other awards given to Liston B. Ramsey both during and after his political career by a variety of individuals and organizations.
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