University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Glen Maxey Papers, 1991-2003



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Maxey, Glen
Title: Maxey, Glen, Papers
Dates: 1991-2003
Abstract: Composed of correspondence and personnel, office, and legislative files, the Glen Maxey Papers, 1991-2003, chronicle Maxey’s career and activities as a politician.
Accession No.: 2011-042; 2011-046
Extent: approx. 32 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A native of Baytown, Texas, Glen Maxey received his bachelor’s degree in Social Rehabilitation and Social Services and his master’s in Elementary Education and Clinical Reading, both from Sam Houston State University. Following his graduation, Maxey worked as a fifth-grade teacher in Navasota, Texas, as well as a legislative aide for two senators. After working in several local and state political campaigns, he was appointed the executive director of the Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas. Additionally, he established the AIDS Services in Austin.

In 1991, Maxey was elected to the Texas House of Representatives for District 51, southeast Travis County. In addition to serving in this position for five terms, he has also been a member of the Public Health Committee and as Vice-Chair of the Human Services Committee. Maxey has remained involved in public health issues, especially those pertaining to children’s health insurance and accessibility to information about physicians.

Source:

"State Representative Glen Maxey, District 51." The Texas House of Representatives. Accessed January 19, 2012. http://web.archive.org/web/200101171951/http://www.house.state.tx.us/house/bios/dist51b.htm.


Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence and personnel, office, and legislative files, the Glen Maxey Papers, 1991-2003, chronicle Maxey’s career and activities as a politician. Personnel case files relate to his relationship with his constituents and their concerns, while office files pertain to a number of political, medical, and social issues that he was researching, such as higher education, LGBTQ communities and rights, environmental regulations and legislation, HIV research and medical programs, and affirmative action, among others. Legislative files consist of documentation on Senate Bills and House and Senate Resolutions, as well as other legislation on public safety, health, and social issues. Additionally, the collection contains materials relating to national and Texas agencies and organizations, including the Texas General Land Office and the Texas Department of Human Services.


Restrictions

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Maxey, Glen -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Subjects
Public health -- United States.
Sexual minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Places
Austin (Tex.).
Texas -- Politics and government.
United States -- Politics and government.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Glen Maxey Papers, 1991-2003, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Archives Staff, January 2012.

This collection contains unprocessed materials.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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