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League of Women Voters of New York State records, 1912-1981

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0757
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 feet (40 linear feet 68 boxes 26 volumes oversize items)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on 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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); League of Women Voters of New York State records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

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

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed MBB 06/10/81.

Revision Description

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

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Announcements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Annual reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bylaws Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Certificates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Handbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Plaques Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Testimony Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

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