Joan K. Thomas papers, 1946-1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Thomas, Joan K
Title
Joan K. Thomas papers
Dates
1946-1972 (inclusive)
1960-1972 (bulk)
Quantity
20' 11" linear
Collection Number
2630 (Accession No. 2630-001)
Summary
Papers of an active participant in the League of Women Voters on the local and state levels
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
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Joan Thomas was an active participant in the League of Women Voters on the local and state levels. She served on the Board of the LWV of Seattle from 1960 to 1963 and for a portion of that time was President of the Seattle League. In 1962, Ms. Thomas took the leadership in drafting the League's proposal for redistricting and reapportionment in the state and in the subsequent successful campaign for Initiative 211. In 1963, she became a member of the state Board, serving as president of the League of Women Voters of Washington from 1967 to 1969.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, legal documents, organizational materials, minutes, agendas, conference materials, photographs, maps, and other papers pertaining to her activities as an officer of the Seattle League of Women Voters; her role in drafting a league proposal for redistricting and reapportionment in Washington; and her involvement with the campaign for Initiative 211, also related to reapportionment.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Apportionment (Election law)--Washington (State)--Law and legislation
  • Personal Names :
  • Meyers, Victor--Trials, litigation, etc
  • Thigpen, James--Trials, litigation, etc
  • Thomas, Joan K.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Washington (State). Legislature
  • Washington (State). State Legislative Council
  • Geographical Names :
  • Discovery Park (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Gorton, Slade, 1928- (creator)
    • Lobe, Edith Merzbach (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Association of University Women.¬†Seattle Branch (creator)
    • League of Women Voters (U.S.) (creator)
    • League of Women Voters of Seattle (creator)
    • League of Women Voters of Washington (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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