Carol Stoker Petzold, Democrat, represented the 19th District, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1987 to 2006. She was a member of the Judiciary Committee and the chair of the Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Her papers include documentation pertaining to bills that she supported in areas such as drug and alcohol abuse, civil rights, fair housing, education, health care, and transportation. Other topic areas covered include the Intercounty Connector (ICC) and the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC).
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73.50 Linear Feet
The Carol S. Petzold Papers contain material from 1950 to 2012; the bulk of the materials originating between 1987 and 2006. The collection is primarily comprised of correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, bills and research material, including official committee reports. The vast majority of the materials relate to her position in the Maryland House of Delegates. A very few items of political memorabilia, such as plaques, are included.
Carol S. Petzold donated her political papers to the University of Maryland libraries between 2006 and 2015.