The Edward A. Pease Papers consists of correspondence files, committees and commission papers that include meeting minutes and member names, senate materials, bill files, legislation and reports from the Indiana senate.
The correspondence files contain correspondence to and from Edward A. Pease and generally cover subject matter such as meetings, memorandums to staff members, house and senate bill information, the sending or receiving of documents, personal letters, and thank you letters.
The committees and commission files contain information about committees that were created during Edward Pease's time in the Indiana Senate, lists of committee members, as well as meeting minutes . Some examples would include the judiciary committee, the election committee, and the coal commission.
The senate materials series contains information and correspondence dealing with the creation and processing of house and senate bills. This includes submission, revisions, and proper documentation.
The bill files series contains information on the formation and revision of bills from the Indiana senate. The bills consist of house and senate bills.
The Legislation series contains legislative bills and documents concerning drug and alcohol abuse, criminal law and procedure, state parks, and finally parolees, probationers, and juveniles.
The reports series contains reports conducted by Senator Edward A. Pease as well as committee members that pertain to fiscal analysis, votes, and statistical/background information for bills.