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League of Women Voters of the City of New York records, 1919-1979

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\LWV\CNY,MS#0756
Bib ID 4079018 View CLIO record
Creator(s) League of Women Voters of the City of New York
Title League of Women Voters of the City of New York records, 1919-1979
Physical Description 60000 items 139 boxes 6 volumes 1 oversize (60000 items 139 boxes 6 volumes 1 oversize)
Language(s) 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.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs. The files contain much material of the League of Women Voters of New York State as well, and some material pertaining to the national organization. The files document the League's activities in the areas of voter registration, election reform, New York City government, foreign policy, ecology, and numerous other concerns, and contain the records of city, state, and national conventions, annual reports, and Board and Council minutes. Major correspondents include Emanuel Teller, Stanley M. Isaacs, Jacob K. Javits, Robert F. Kennedy, Edward I. Koch, John Vliet Lindsay, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Anna Lord Strauss, and Percy E. Sutton.

Using the Collection

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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.

Preferred Citation

League of Women Voters of the City of New York Records. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2011-12-05 EAD created by PTL

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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"ArchivedGRID"
Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ecology -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Elections -- Corrupt practices Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Isaacs, Stanley M (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Javits, Jacob K (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Koch, Ed, 1924-2013 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
League of Women Voters of New York State Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lindsay, John V (John Vliet) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, Nelson A (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social problems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Voter registration -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Voter registration -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies and clubs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women -- New York (State) -- Societies and clubs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women -- Political activity Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note