Alfred E. Alquist (Democrat) served the California State Legislature as an Assemblyman from 1963 to 1966 and as a Senator from 1967 to 1996. Alquist represented Assembly District 24 and Senate Districts 11 and 13. He authored several bills on seismic safety, education, taxation, law enforcement, and employee benefits. The collection documents Alquist's long-term political career from 1963 to 1996. The collection also details Alquist's legislative work and office administration, legislative files, campaign material, correspondence, reports, office administration files, public relations, press files, and subject files.
Alfred E. Alquist papers, MSS-1996-11-01, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.