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   League of Women Voters of New York State Records, 1912-1981.

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Preferred Citation

League of Women Voters of New York State. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079554 View CLIO record
Creator(s):League of Women Voters of New York State.
Title:League of Women Voters of New York State Records, 1912-1981.
Physical description:40 linear ft (ca. 31,100 items in 68 boxes, 26 volumes, & 7 oversize items).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, minutes, reports, documents, scrapbooks, publications, memorabilia, and photographs. The general files, minutes, and reports reflect the varied activities and interests of the League, including apportionment, court reform, education, and voting rights. The historical files contain photographs, printed materials, and memorabilia, filed chronologically. Also included are the periodicals and publications of the League, scrapbooks arranged chronologically, and "Mailbooks", or volumes of mimeographed reports and announcements which were sent to branches and board members. Among the major correspondentrs are: Thomas E. Dewey, Herbert H. Hehman, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Alfred Smith.

1986 ADDITION: Subject files and printed materials, 1961-1978.

1988 ADDITION: Subject files, 1972-1981.

Series I: Catalogued Correspondence

Series II: Catalogued Manuscripts and Documents

Series III: General Files

Series IV: Annual Reports

Series V: Constitution

Series VI: Conventions

Series VII: Councils

Series VIII: Court Reforms

Series IX: Education and Elections

Series X: Historical Files

Series XI: Minutes and Reports

Series XII: Periodicals

Series XIII: Publications

Series XIV: Mailbooks

Series XV: Scrapbooks

Series XVI: Plaques and Certificates

Series XVII:Subject Files

Series XVIII:Printed Materials

Series XIX: 1988 Addition, 1972 - 1981

Series XX: 1990 Addition

Subseries XX.1: Subject files (Folders 1-278)

Subseries XX.2:Disbanded League files

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

League of Women Voters of New York State. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Related Material

All records post-1981 are housed at the New York State Library, Albany.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 06/10/81 MBB

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2011-12- 02 EAD created by PTL

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Announcements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Annual reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Biographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bylaws.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Certificates.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Handbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Interviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Minutes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Plaques.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Press releases.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Songs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Testimony.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Apportionment.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
City planning.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Courts--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Democratic Party (U.S.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ecology--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Education--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Educational change--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Elections--Corrupt practices--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Elections--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Environmental protection.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Equal rights amendments.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
League of Women Voters (U.S.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Legislative bodies--Reform.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lobbying.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Municipal government--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National American Woman Suffrage Association.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (State)--Politics and government--1951-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Political participation--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Politics, Practical--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Schools--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sex discrimination--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social problems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
State governments.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Suffrage.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Foreign relations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Officials and employees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Voter registration--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Voter registration--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Voting--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women in politics--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women--New York (State)--Societies and clubs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

The League was originally formed as an auxiliary to the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

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