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COLLECTION Identifier: 2009-M83

Records of League of the Women Voters of Boston, 1918-1973

Overview

Records of the League of Women Voters of Boston, a non-partisan organization committed to opening government to all of Boston's citizens.

Dates

  • 1918-1973

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the League of Women Voters of Boston as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

4.63 linear feet ((4 cartons, 1+1/2 file boxes) plus 1 folio+ folder, electronic records)
Collection includes by-laws, minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, press releases and other publicity, brochures and copies of the Bulletin, clippings, and a scrapbook of the national convention in 1972. The League of Women Voters of Boston's web site is being captured periodically as part of Harvard University Library's Web Archive Collection service (WAX); searchable archived versions of the web site will be available through this finding aid in 2010.

HISTORY

A non-partisan organization committed to opening government to all of Boston's citizens, the League of Women Voters of Boston strives for a representative system of government that is accountable, responsive, and supportive of citizen participation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2009-M83

The records of the League of Women Voters of Boston were given to the Schlesinger Library by the League of Women Voters of Boston in April 2009. These records had previously been deposited at the Boston Public Library.

Processing Information

Container list: April 2009

By: Anne Engelhart
Link to catalog
Title
League of Women Voters of Boston. Records of the League of Women Voters of Boston, 1918-1973: A Container List
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01232

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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