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Eber Phelps Legislative Papers

Creator: Phelps, Eber, 1951-

Date: 1996-2017

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 43106

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.

Biographical sketch: Eber Phelps is a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives. He represents the 111th district since 1997. He is from Hays, Kansas in Ellis County. Phelps was born on October 17, 1951 in Hays. As of 2010, he is serving as the Minority Whip. As a representative, Phelps has focused on education and related issues. He also works in sales and marketing for Glassman Corporation. Prior to his election to the House, Phelps served as mayor of Hays, Kansas and was also on the Hays City Commission.

[Kansas State Library. "Kansas Legislators Past & Present: Eber Phelps." http://kslib.info/legislators/membp2.html (accessed January 26, 2010)]

Phelps ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kansas House of Representatives District 111. He was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by Sue E. Boldra (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. In 2016, Phelps ran to reclaim his District 111 seat and defeated Boldra in the general election on November 8.

[Ballotpedia, http://ballotpedia.org/wiki/index.php/Eber_Phelps (accessed July 12, 2018)]

Abstract: The Eber Phelps legislative papers document his service as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives between 1996-2017. The records include correspondence, memorandum, reports, publications, clippings, minutes, copies of legislation, notes, and other materials, organized by topic. The collection does not have much constituent correspondence, although some is present. Topics include school finance, Kansas Association of School Boards, issues concerning the blind, State Library, Kansas Department of Transportation, House Democrat agendas with minutes and analyses of legislation, Medicare and Medicaid, addiction prevention, Fort Hays State University, Kansas Department of Revenue, University of Kansas, Kansas Public Employee Retirement System (KPERS), Legislative Educational Planning Committee, Right to Life, Inc., Racing and Gaming Commission, copies of the governor's budget reports and budget analyses, daily agendas discussing legislation, the Department of Agriculture, Department on Aging, "please support" letters from constituents concerning legislation, and other topics.

Space Required/Quantity: 25.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Eber Phelps Legislative Papers

Scope and Content


Locator Contents
104-05-04-17 to 104-05-04-20  1996-2017 
104-06-04-13 to 104-06-04-19  2011-2012 
113-01-05-05 to 113-01-05-18   

Index Terms


    Kansas. Legislature. House of Representatives
    Democratic Party (Kan.)
    Fort Hays State University
    University of Kansas
    Hays (Kan.)
    Phelps, Eber, 1951- -- Political activity
    Administrative agencies -- Kansas
    Bills, Legislative -- Kansas
    Budget -- Kansas
    Budget process -- Kansas
    Education -- Kansas -- Finance
    Legislators -- Kansas -- Hays
    Libraries and the blind -- Kansas
    Medicaid -- Kansas
    Medicare -- Kansas
    Politicians -- Kansas -- Hays
    Right to life -- Kansas

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Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.