League of Women Voters of Washington records, circa 1920-1998  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
League of Women Voters of Washington
Title
League of Women Voters of Washington records
Dates
circa 1920-1998 (inclusive)
Quantity
57.96 cubic feet
Collection Number
1716
Summary
Records of a civic organization whose intent was to serve as a resource center for newly franchised women
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

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Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The League of Women Voters was established in 1920 as a successor to the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Its original intent - to serve for five years as a resource center for newly franchised women, and then disband - was expanded to "promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government" by means of a permanent volunteer organization. Central body of the League in Washington State.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 1716-001: League of Women Voters of Washington records, 1954-1978Return to Top

23.00 cubic feet (23 cartons), plus oversize

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, reports, committee files, newsletters, ephemera.

Included in this accession are copies of minutes, correspondence and reports of a great many of the local (i.e., city and county) League chapters.

This accession is an integration of 4 installments of records given over a 10-year period.

Restrictions on Access: Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by LWV WA: 1716-1, 9/7/71; 1716-2, 9/12/77; 1716-3, 6/9/78; 1716-4, 5/15/80.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Accession No. 1716-005: League of Women Voters of Washington records, 1954-1981Return to Top

4.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, committee files, newsletters, reports, ephemera.

Bulk of Papers is correspondence and memoranda, 1970s.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by LWV, 11/4/1982.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Accession No. 1716-006: League of Women Voters of Washington records, 1920-1984Return to Top

8.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: History/organizational features, correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, newsletters, clippings, subject series.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by LWV WA, 10/20/1986.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Accession No. 1716-007: League of Women Voters of Washington records, 1978-1985Return to Top

7.33 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, convention files, lists, newsletters, minutes, reports, project files, ephemera.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Lee Carpenter, 7/24/1991.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Accession No. 1716-008: League of Women Voters of Washington records, 1957-1990Return to Top

.42 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Newsletter "Washington State Voter," 1979-1984; mailings, 1957-1990.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Incoming Ephemera holding files, 5/11/1993.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Accession No. 1716-009: League of Women Voters of Washingtonrecords, circa 1982-1989 (bulk circa 1986-1989)Return to Top

6.00 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: Newsletters, interoffice correspondence, and similar materials of local leagues in Washington State. Also includes minutes, conventions, and other records of the State League.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by League of Women Voters WA, 5/11/1995.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washingtonrecords

Accession No. 1716-010: League of Women Voters of Washington records, 1957-1972Return to Top

.21 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Newsletters and publications (various titles) of League of Women Voters of Washington.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by W.U. Libraries Special Collections and Preservation Division, 10/21/1995.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Accession No. 1716-011: League of Women Voters of Washington records, circa 1981-1998 (bulk 1990-1997)Return to Top

9.00 cubic feet (9 boxes)

Scope and Content: Minutes, correspondence, budget records, issue and project files and other records concerning their voter education and other programs. Includes records on its guide to state government, "The State We're In: Washington."

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by League of Women Voters of Washington, 5/10/2001.

Description
League of Women Voters of Washington records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • League of Women Voters of Washington--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Evans, Brock, 1937- (creator)
    • Evans, Daniel J., 1925- (creator)
    • Foley, Thomas S (creator)
    • Hansen, Julia Butler, 1907-1988 (creator)
    • Hicks, Floyd V (creator)
    • Jackson, Henry M. (Henry Martin), 1912-1983 (creator)
    • Krull, Maxine (creator)
    • Little, Herbert S. (Herbert Satterthwaite), 1902-1972 (creator)
    • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989 (creator)
    • Marchisio, Jocelyn (creator)
    • May, Catherine (creator)
    • McCaffree, Mary Ellen, 1918- (creator)
    • Meeds, Lloyd, 1927- (creator)
    • Pearson, Marguerite (creator)
    • Pelly, Thomas M. (Thomas Minor), 1902-1973 (creator)
    • Stuart, Julia (creator)
    • Thomas, Joan K (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Coalition for Open Government (Wash.)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)