The Resource League of Women Voters of Virginia records

League of Women Voters of Virginia records

Label
League of Women Voters of Virginia records, 1920-2011
Title
League of Women Voters of Virginia records
Inclusive dates
1920-2011
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Records, 1920-2011, of the League of Women Voters of Virginia consisting of correspondence, financial records, histories, lists, minutes, newsletters, publications, reports, studies, and other papers which document and detail the history, organization, and goals of the League of Women Voters of Virginia. Records describe the League's aim of working for women's rights and involving women in government and the political process
  • The collection is organized in the following series: Series I: Board Meeting Minutes, 1952-2009. Series II: Councils and Conventions, 1951-2011. Series III: Adminstrative records. Series IV: Subject files. Series V: Local Leagues papers. Series VI: Publications
  • Series I: Board Meeting minutes, 1952-2009, consists of budgets, by-laws, conference materials, correspondence, minutes, plans, reports, requests, and related papers from the board meetings of the League of Women Voters of Virginia regarding the League's operations, projects and goals. Papers include the minutes and budgets for the League of Women Voters Education Fund beginning in 1987
  • Series II: Councils and Conventions, 1951-2011, contains budgets, correspondence, kits and workbooks, minutes, plans, reports, and related papers for the League of Women Voters of Virginia concerning the projects, plans, and operations of the League. The council met in odd-numbered years during the 1950s (a special council met in 1954), then began meeting in even-numbered years in 1962. The convention met in 1951, then in even-numbered years from 1952 to 1960, then began meeting in odd-numbered years in 1961
  • Series III: Administrative records includes by-laws, budget and financial papers, clippings, correspondence, insurance papers, leases, lists, publications, questionnaires, reports, rosters, studies, surveys, and related papers concerning the organization and operation of the League of Women Voters of Virginia, including committees, conferences, development, education fund, financial matters, lobbying, membership, officers, policies and procedures, programs, public relations, roundtables, workshops, and other topics regarding women's role in politics and government and women's rights. Records also include materials from the League of Women Voters of the United States
  • Series IV: Subject files consists of advertisements, brochures, clippings, contracts, correspondence, flyers, legislation, lists, newsletters, publications, questionnaires, reports, studies, testimonies, and other materials concerning women and women's rights, children, civil rights, education, elections and voting rights, environment, government and politics, health and mental health, international relations, justices, property rights and land use, taxation and finances, Virginia, welfare, and other topics
  • Series V: Local Leagues papers contains booklets, brochures, correspondence, lists, maps, minutes, newsletters, policies, position papers, publications, reports, rosters, studies, and other papers concerning the formation, organization and operation, and programs of various local leagues in Virginia, as well as information on local government and politics. In some instances, papers concern the disbandment of local leagues
  • Series VI: Publications contains brochures, booklets, newsletters, pamphlets, video cassettes, and reference materials produced by the League of Women Voters of Virginia, and include correspondence, receipts, and other papers relating to the writing, production and sale of these publications. Series also includes publications by the League of Women Voters of the United States and other organizations
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Biographical or historical data
The League of Women Voters of Virginia was originally founded as the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia 9 November 1909. During the passage of the 19th Amendment which allowed women to vote, the League of Women Voters of the United States was formed in Chicago, Illinois, 14 February 1920. The Equal Suffrage League of Virginia served as the forerunner of the League of Women Voters of Virginia which was established 9 September 1920. The League of Women Voters of Virginia encourages women to participate in the political process and in government. The League advocates for a wide range of women's issues, as well as other political and social issues.
Cataloging source
VIC
Location of other archival material
Equal Suffrage League of Virginia records, 1909-1935 (LVA accession 22002)
Label
League of Women Voters of Virginia records
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi04231.html
Note
Accessions 24630, 27804, 37255, 41489, 43448, 44871, 45158, 51270, and 51405 are interfiled with accession 39487
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
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Extent
37
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Donor information unavailable.
  • Adair, Cornelia S.
  • Blystone, Jerome, Mrs., League of Women Voters
  • Voss, Lavinia, League of Women Voters of Virginia
  • Meese, Lulu, Vice President, League of Women Voters of Virginia
  • Sterling, Anne D., League of Women Voters of Virginia
  • Hernandez, Olga, President, League of Women Voters of Virginia
  • Hernandez, Olga, President, League of Women Voters of Virginia
  • Sterling, Anne D., legislative Coordinator, League of Women Voters of Virginia
  • League of Women Voters of Virginia
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I: Board Meeting Minutes, 1952-2009. Series II: Councils and Conventions, 1951-2011. Series III: Adminstrative records. Series IV: Subject files. Series V: Local Leagues papers. Series VI: Publications.
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001628228
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
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