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League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2019-05

Scope and Contents

The records of the League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter, are comprised primarily of administrative files, publications, and subject files and document 55 years of Tallahassee League activities including the organization of conventions and meetings, coordination of league activities, and the chapter’s relationship with the League of Women Voters of the United States.

The papers are organized in three series. The administrative series includes correspondence, bylaws, conference proceedings, and meeting minutes. The publications series contains runs of Tallahassee League of Women Voters publications (The Tallahassee Voter), as well as national publications including The National Voter and Study and Action guides. The subject files include information concerning the different areas of interest and actions of the Tallahassee League of Women Voters such as: consolidation, constitutional amendments, education, voting rights, and other legislative issues in Tallahassee, the State of Florida and the United States.
Online Copies Available Select materials from the League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter Records have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library.

Dates

  • 1956-2014

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers. Users may access this collection at the Claude Pepper Library.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

The League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter, is a non-partisan political organization affiliated with the League of Women Voters of the United States that works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The Tallahassee Chapter was established in 1956 as the Tallahassee Provisional League of Women Voters, however, currently no written history of the Tallahassee Chapter exists.

Extent

20 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Claude Pepper Library
Title
League of Women Voters, Tallahassee Chapter Records
Status
Completed
Author
Robert Rubero
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US
850-644-3271