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Identifier

Accession 262

Inclusive Dates

1951, 1959, 1961, 1964-1984, 1994-1999

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

11,000 pieces, 5.75 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

The League of Women Voters of South Carolina is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Scope and Content Note

The League of Women Voters of South Carolina Records consists of correspondence, minutes, annual reports, membership records, and state board reports, national board reports, records on provisional status, finance committee records, records of local government projects, newsletters, bulletins, and newspaper clippings. This collection also contains studies that the league was involved with, such as: education, energy, air and the environment, public relations, prison study, welfare and foster homes, family courts, pamphlets on issues that the league was involved with and pamphlets and books of family issues. This collection also contains books and brochures on cities, towns and counties that the league dealt with including Rock Hill, SC and York County.

Provenance

The records of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina were deposited with the Archives by Mrs. Clarence Hornsby, on October 5, 1983.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

South Carolina League of Women Voters Records - Accession 262

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