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League of Women Voters of San Diego Records, 1937-1998Add to your cart. | Special Collections & University Archives

Title: League of Women Voters of San Diego Records, 1937-1998Add to your cart.
ID: MS-0017
Extent: 53.54 Linear Feet
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114 standard manuscript boxes; 4 flat boxes (13x18)
Predominant Dates: 1950-1989
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The League of Women Voters of San Diego, Inc. (LWV-SD) is a non-partisan, voluntary, non-profit corporation. LWV-SD was organized in 1936 as a local chapter of the national League of Women Voters of the United States, to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in local, county, state, and national government.

LWV-SD’s programs include voter service and citizen education through its League of Women Voters Education Fund, were the League presents unbiased and nonpartisan information about elections, the voting process and political issues.  The League's programs also include an action and advocacy component, whereby the League takes positions on political issues through the use of study committees.

During the 1940s-1950s the LWV-SD’s programs included study committees issues  such as health, housing, juvenile protection, the San Diego harbor, San Diego County government, jury selection, public schools, receiving homes for neglected children, the United Nations, and UNESCO. The League also made several surveys of issues such as San Diego County services, land use & City government, metropolitan planning, and urban renewal.

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I.  Administrative Files (1942-1994)

II.  Program Files (1946-1994)

III. Publications (1938-1998)

IV. Photographs and Audiovisual Materials (1956-1970)

V.  Scrapbooks (1937-1971)

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Acquired: 01/01/1977. 1977-10, 1984-015, 1986-012, 1991-017, 1996-004
Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Acquisition Note: League of Women Voters of San Diego
Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, League of Women Voters of San Diego Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection Material Type: Official Records
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