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League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa.

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-008

Scope and Contents

Contains minutes, financial reports, publications, and miscellaneous papers of the League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa.

Dates

  • 1956-2006

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

The League of Women Voters was established in 1920 as a nonpartison organization to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. The Swarthmore Branch was founded in 1948; before 1944, the League had a state structure with programming done on the county level. Early League meetings in Swarthmore were held under the auspices of the Swarthmore Woman’s Club. in 2006 merged with the League of Women Voters, Central Delaware County.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The League of Women Voters was established in 1920 as a nonpartison organization to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. The Swarthmore Branch was founded in 1948 and in 2006 merged with the League of Women Voters, Central Delaware County. The collection contains minutes, financial reports, publications, and miscellaneous papers of the League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa.

Arrangement

The collection is organized six series.
  1. Minutes, History
  2. Annual Reports
  3. Financial Records
  4. Membership Lists
  5. Projects & Publicity
  6. Newsletters & Publications

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa.

Date: 2003, 2006, 2011

Processing Information

Basic organization was retained as received in 2003. Sorted, arranged in chronological order, and rehoused in one box. Photographs were removed and stored with PA 64. The deposit of 2006 added as a second box, records from ca. 1993-2006, but without updating the finding aid. In 2017, the collection was reviewed for duplicates and better described. Box 1 with earliest records missing.
Title
League of Women Voters of Swarthmore Records, 1956-2006
Author
FHL staff
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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