Inventory of the Jo Ann Davis Papers 2001-2007 Jo Ann Davis Papers Mss. Acc. 2007.111

Inventory of the Jo Ann Davis Papers, 2001-2007

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Accession Number Mss. Acc. 2007.111


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Repository:
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Identification:
01/Mss. Acc. 2007.111
Title:
Jo Ann Davis Papers 2001-20072001-2006
Quantity:
29.00
Creator:
Davis, Jo Ann, 1950-2007 arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English

Administrative Information

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Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Jo Ann Davis Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center on 00/00/2007.


Biographical Note

Jo Ann Davis was born in 1950 near Salisbury, North Carolina and moved to Hampton, Virginia when she was 9 years old.  She was living in Gloucester, Virginia at the time of her death.Jo Ann Davis was Virginia's first female Republican  in Congress, elected in 2000 as the Representative from Virginia's First District.  She was a strong leader in national security issues, shipbuilding, veterans and the Chesapeake Bay.  She was in her fourth term when she died of breast cancer in 2007. She was on the Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees.  Before she became a Congresswoman, she owned real estate businesses and represented York County in the Virginia House of Delegates in 1997. She was known for her humble roots, Christian beliefs and love of the outdoors. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Jo Ann Davis">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Jo Ann Davis</a>.

Scope and Contents

Papers of United States Representative Jo Ann Davis, Congresswoman from Virginia's First District from 2000 to 2007.  The Papers are mostly legislative material where she was involved either as an originator of or co-signer to Dear Colleague letters or as a sponsor or co-sponsor to legislation, but also includes speeches, press releases and office files.The first folder is the first box contains news clippings, biographical information, list of staff members and definitions of Co-Sign, Sign-On and Dear Colleague Letters.

Arrangement of Materials

The files are divided into Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters and Co-sponsored Legislation, Congressional Sessions, Legislative Matters, Publicity, Constituents and Office Files.  Most files are in chronological order, though there are exceptions.

Index Terms

    Corporate Name:

  • United States Congress
  • Genre/Form of Material:

  • Correspondence
  • Press releases
  • Reports
  • Speeches
  • Topical Term:

  • Memorandums
  • Military Affairs - United States
  • Virginia--Politics and Government.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Legislative Material
2000-2007
  • 1
    • 1
      1
      Co-Sign and Dear Colleague Letters and Co-Sponsored Legislation
      2000-2007
      • 1
        1
        1
        Co-sponsored Legislation and Co-sign Letters – Vaughn Murphy
        2001-2003
      • 1
        1
        2
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters
        2002
      • 1
        1
        3
        Co-sponsored Legislation
        2002
      • 1
        1
        4
        Co-sponsored Legislation and Co-sign Letters – Tim
        2002
      • 1
        1
        5
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters
        2003
      • 1
        1
        6
        Co-Sponsored Legislation
        2003
      • 1
        1
        7
        Co-sponsored Legislation and Sign-On Letters – Tim Baroody
        2003
      • 1
        1
        8
        Co-Sponsored Legislation and Co-sign Letters – Jonathan Kidwell
        2003
      • 1
        1
        9
        Co-sponsored Legislation and Sign-On Letters – Melissa Smith
        January - April 2003
      • 1
        1
        10
        Co-sponsored Legislation and Sign-On Letters – Melissa Smith
        May - July 2003
      • 1
        1
        11
        Co-sponsored Legislation and Sign-On Letters – Melissa Smith
        August - December 2003
      • 1
        1
        12
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters – Melissa Smith
        2004
      • 1
        1
        13
        Co-Sponsored Legislation – Melissa Smith
        2004
      • 1
        1
        14
        Co-Sponsored Legislation and Co-sign Letters
        2004
      • 1
        1
        15
        Co-Sponsored Legislation and Co-sign Letters – John Fleet
        2004
      • 1
        1
        16
        Co-Sponsored Legislation – Brent Robinson File
        2004
      • 1
        1
        17
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters
        January – April 2005
      • 1
        1
        18
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters
        May - December 2005
      • 1
        1
        19
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters – Melissa Smith Clements
        2005
      • 1
        1
        20
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters – Brent Robinson
        2005
      • 1
        1
        21
        Co-Sponsored Legislation
        2005
      • 1
        1
        22
        Co-Sponsored Legislation – Jonathan Kidwell
        2005
      • 1
        1
        23
        Co-Sponsored Legislation – Brent Robinson
        2005
      • 1
        1
        24
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters
        2006
      • 1
        1
        25
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters and Cosponsored Legislation – By subject – A – H
        2006
      • 1
        1
        26
        Co-sign and Dear Colleague Letters and Cosponsored Legislation – By subject – I - Z
        2006
      • 1
        1
        27
        Co-sponsored Legislation
        2007
  • 2
    • 2
      2
      Congressional Sessions
      2001-2007
      • 2
        2
        1
        107th Congress – 1st Session- Co-Sponsorships
        January - March 2001
      • 2
        2
        2
        107th Congress – 1st Session- Co-Sponsorships
        April - May 2001
      • 2
        2
        3
        107th Congress – 1st Session- Co-Sponsorships
        June - December 2001
      • 2
        2
        4
        107th Congress – 1st Session - Legislative Activity Guide of Honorable Jo Ann Davis
        January – June 2001
      • 2
        2
        5
        107th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        January – May 2002
      • 2
        2
        6
        107th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        June 2002
      • 2
        2
        7
        107th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        July - December 2002
      • 2
        2
        8
        107th Congress - Co-Sponsorships - JAD Co-sponsorships of Federal Employee Related Legislation in the 107th Congress
        2001
      • 2
        2
        9
        107th Congress – Legislation – Legislative Profile
        January 3, 2001 – August 6, 2001
      • 2
        2
        10
        107th Congress – Legislation – Legislative Profile
        January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2001
      • 2
        2
        11
        107th Congress – Legislation – Legislative Profile
        January 3, 2001 – December 31, 2002
      • 2
        2
        12
        107th Congress – Voting Record (Legislative Activity Guide) for January – December 2001
        February 1, 2002
      • 2
        2
        13
        108th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2003
      • 2
        2
        14
        108th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2003
      • 2
        2
        15
        108th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2003
      • 2
        2
        16
        108th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2003
      • 2
        2
        17
        108th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2003
      • 2
        2
        18
        108th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2003
      • 2
        2
        19
        108th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2004
      • 2
        2
        20
        108th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2004
      • 2
        2
        21
        108th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2004
      • 2
        2
        22
        108th Congress – Legislation - Co-sponsored and Sponsored Legislation by Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis – Sorted by Bill Name and Number
        2004
      • 2
        2
        23
        109th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2005
      • 2
        2
        24
        109th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        January - June 2005
      • 2
        2
        25
        109th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        July - December 2005
      • 2
        2
        26
        109th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        January - May 2005
      • 2
        2
        27
        109th Congress – 1st Session - Co-Sponsorships
        June - December 2005
  • 3
    • 3
      2
      Congressional Sessions 2001-2007
      • 3
        2
        1
        109th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2006
      • 3
        2
        2
        109th Congress – 2nd Session - Co-Sponsorships
        2006
      • 3
        2
        3
        109th Congress – Reports – Legislation by Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis
        2005
      • 3
        2
        4
        109th Congress – Reports – Legislation by Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis
        2005
      • 3
        2
        5
        109th Congress – Reports – Legislation by Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis
        May 2005
      • 3
        2
        6
        109th Congress – Reports – Legislation by Congresswoman Jo Ann
        May 2005
      • 3
        2
        7
        109th Congress – Reports – Legislation by Congresswoman Jo Ann Davis
        May 2005
      • 3
        2
        8
        109th Congress - Rules of the House of Representatives by Jeff Trandahl, Clerk of the House of Representatives
        2005
      • 3
        2
        9
        109th Congress – 2nd Session to 110th Congress – 1st Session - Legislation
        2006-2007
      • 3
        2
        10
        109th Congress – 2nd Session to 110th Congress – 1st Session - Legislation
        2006-2007
      • 3
        2
        11
        109th Congress – 2nd Session to 110th Congress – 1st Session - Legislation
        2006-2007
    • 3
      3
      Legislative Matters
      2002-2007
      • 3
        3
        11
        John Ashcroft vs American Civil Liberties Union, et al
        12/10/2003
      • 3
        3
        12
        Boy Scouts - Jamboree Amicus Brief
        2005
      • 3
        3
        13
        Boy Scouts – Winkler v. Rumsfeld
        November 2005
      • 3
        3
        14
        BRAC Task Force – First District of Virginia
        2002
      • 3
        3
        15
        Committees – Armed Services Committee Hearings
        2005-2006
      • 3
        3
        16
        Committees – Armed Services Committee Hearings
        2006
      • 3
        3
        17
        Committees – Civil Service and Agency Organization Subcommittee
        2003
      • 3
        3
        18
        Committees – Assignments
        2007
      • 3
        3
        19
        Correspondence - Legislative Matters
        2001-2003
      • 3
        3
        20
        Correspondence - Legislative Matters
        2004-2007
      • 3
        3
        21
        Jamestown Coin, H.R. 1914
        2003
      • 3
        3
        22
        Homeland Security (Byrne) Government Reform Testimony
        2003
      • 3
        3
        23
        Legislation – Introduced by Jo Ann Davis: FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) and NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program)
        2004-2006
      • 3
        3
        24
        Legislation - Introduced by Jo Ann Davis - Northern Neck National Heritage Area
      • 3
        3
        25
        Legislation - Introduced by Jo Ann Davis - Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Water Trail
        2004-2006
      • 3
        3
        26
        Legislation - Introduced by Jo Ann Davis - Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historical Trail – Letters of Support and Thanks
        2006
      • 3
        3
        27
        Legislative Highlights and Votes of Jo Ann Davis
        2002-2005
      • 3
        3
        28
        Legislative Concerns - News Clippings
        2003 and 2005
      • 3
        3
        29
        Memberships
        2001 and undated
      • 3
        3
        30
        Petroleum Usage, Executive Order 13149
        2002
  • 4
    • 4
      3
      Legislative Matters, 2002-2007
      • 4
        3
        1
        Redundancy Bill
        2004
      • 4
        3
        2
        Republican Freshman Class Orientation
        November 2000
      • 4
        3
        3
        “Salute to the Military Pass in Review, “Yorktown, Virginia - Invitation to President George W. Bush
        2006
      • 4
        3
        4
        Statements – Floor, Committee and Hearing Statements
        2001-2006
      • 4
        3
        5
        Task Force – Brent Robinson
        2004-2005
      • 4
        3
        6
        Transatlantic Legislators’ Dialogue, 1-16 - Held in Williamsburg, VA
        November 2003
      • 4
        3
        7
        NRCC Issues Book 2006
      • 4
        3
        8
        Voting Record of Jo Ann Davis During Illness
        2007
Publicity Files
2001-2007
  • 4
    • 4
      8
      Holiday Greeting/Thank You Advertisements
      Undated
    • 4
      9
      Interview Questions and Answers
      2003 and undated.
    • 4
      10
      Letters to the Editor
      2001-2006
    • 4
      11
      Press Releases
      2001-2002
    • 4
      12
      Press Releases
      2003-2007
    • 4
      13
      Grants – Press Releases
      2002-June 2003
    • 4
      14
      Grants – Press Releases
      September 2003 – January 2004
    • 4
      15
      Press Releases – by Subject
      2001-2007
    • 4
      16
      Speeches and Remarks to Groups
      2001-2004 and undated
    • 4
      17
      Speeches and Remarks to Groups
      2005-2006
    • 4
      18
      Statements by Jo Ann Davis
      2001-2005
    • 4
      19
      Talking Point and Briefings to Jo Ann Davis from Staff Members
Constituents
2003-2007 and undated.
  • 4
    • 4
      20
      Correspondence with or concerning Constituents
      2001-2007 and undated
    • 4
      21
      District Meetings
      2005
    • 4
      22
      Flyers, Pamphlets and Mailings
      undated
    • 4
      23
      Newsletters and E-Newsletters
      2006
    • 4
      24
      Tele-Town Hall
      2007
    • 4
      25
      Town Hall Meetings
      2003-04, undated
Office Files
2001-2007 and undated.
  • 4
    • 4
      26
      Financial Donations - Tom DeLay
      undated
    • 4
      27
      Guest Book
      Begins January 3, 2001
    • 4
      28
      Guest Book
      2002-October 2007
    • 4
      29
      National Prayer Breakfast
      2005
    • 4
      30
      National Prayer Breakfast – Chair’s Notebook
      2007
    • 4
      31
      Office Matters
      2002-2006
    • 4
      32
      Carl E. Waltz Photograph, Autographed
      undated
    • 4
      33
      White House Visit
      2004
Legislative Concerns, Local Issues
2001 and undated
  • 5
    • 5
      1
      Support for Shays-Meehan/McCain-Feingold
    • 5
      2
      Pro-Life General
    • 5
      3
      Customs Border Security Act-Con
    • 5
      4
      Family Planning-Pro
    • 5
      5
      Truth in Employment Act-Pro
    • 5
      6
      Truth in Employment Act-Pro
    • 5
      7
      Ten Commandments Protection Act
    • 5
      8
      9/11 Immigration
    • 5
      9
      Glacier Bay
    • 5
      10
      Army Pilots-Pro
    • 5
      11
      Anti-Cloning
    • 5
      12
      Boehlert-Kind Amendment
    • 5
      13
      Airline Carriers-Poultry Letters
    • 5
      14
      H.R. 534, Project Exile
    • 5
      15
      Second Amendment Rights-Pro
    • 5
      16
      Bush Energy Plan-Con Part I
    • 5
      17
      Bush Energy Plan-Con Part II
    • 5
      18
      Bush Energy Plan-Con Part III
    • 5
      19
      Born Alive Infant Protection-Pro
    • 5
      20
      H.R. 503 Unborn Victims of Violence Act-Pro
    • 5
      21
      Interstate Waste- Part I
    • 5
      22
      Interstate Waster- Part II
    • 5
      23
      Shays-Meehan/McCain-Feingold- Con Part I
    • 5
      24
      Shays-Meehan/McCain-Feingold- Con Part II
    • 5
      25
      Working Lands Stewardship Act
    • 5
      26
      H.R. 1455-Pro (Goode’s Gun Bill)
    • 5
      27
      H.R. 7-Con (Faith-Based)
    • 5
      28
      King William Reservoir- Con
    • 5
      29
      Hate Crimes in H.R. 1- Con
    • 5
      30
      Boy Scouts- Pro
    • 5
      31
      Kyoto Protocol- Pro
    • 5
      32
      Kyoto Protocol- Con
    • 5
      33
      Death Penalty Moratorium- 3/1/01
    • 5
      34
      Hostettler’s Pro-Gun Letter 3/16/01
    • 5
      35
      Pro-Gun 3/23/01
    • 5
      36
      Pro-Environment Faxes and Letters 1/30/01
    • 5
      37
      Endocrine Screening Research
    • 5
      38
      NIH-Animal Testing- Con
    • 5
      39
      Right-to-Work
    • 5
      40
      Anti-Illegal Immigration
    • 5
      41
      Pro-Civil-Rights Re Terrorism
    • 5
      42
      Flag Burning Amendment- Con
    • 5
      43
      Flag Burning Amendment- Pro
    • 5
      44
      Campaign Finance Reform- Con
    • 5
      45
      Campaign Finance Reform- Pro
  • 6
    • 6
      1
      Federal Employee Contraceptives- Pro
    • 6
      2
      Employment Non-Discrimination Act 8/2/01
    • 6
      3
      Embryonic Stem Cell Research- Pro
    • 6
      4
      Inexpensive Book Distribution Program- Pro 6/4/01
    • 6
      5
      Pro School Choice in H.R. 1 6/11/01
    • 6
      6
      H.R. 1- Con
    • 6
      7
      Farm Bill Meeting Invitation 4/4 and 4/11
    • 6
      8
      H.R. 950- Pro (Hostettler’s Gun Bill)
    • 6
      9
      Executive Order 13166- Con
    • 6
      10
      Motor Voter- Con (Support H.R. 189)
    • 6
      11
      Interstate Waste (Part III)
    • 6
      12
      King William Reservoir- Pro
    • 6
      13
      Campaign Finance Reform- Con (Entered in CapCorr) I
    • 6
      14
      Campaign Finance Reform- Con (Entered in CapCorr) II
    • 6
      15
      Equal Protection of Voting Rights Act
    • 6
      16
      “Go Girls” Act
    • 6
      17
      Oyster Reef Funding
    • 6
      18
      H.R. 331- Pro (Remove Davis-Bacon Requirement from Public School Construction)
    • 6
      19
      Real Estate – Financial Services Rule March 1, 2001
    • 6
      20
      Real Estate – Financial Services
Constituents Correspondence
2001
  • 7
    A-B
  • 8
    B-C
  • 9
    C-D
  • 10
    D-G
  • 11
    G-H
  • 12
    H-J
  • 13
    J-L
  • 14
    L-M
  • 15
    M-P
  • 16
    P-R
  • 17
    R-S
  • 18
    S-V
  • 19
    V-Z
Constituents Correspondence
2002
  • 20
    A-B
  • 21
    B-C
  • 22
    C-F
  • 23
    F-H
  • 24
    H-J
  • 25
    K-L
  • 26
    M
  • 27
    M-R
  • 28
    R-S
  • 29
    S-Z