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League of Women Voters of Spartanburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-018
This collection consists chiefly of administrative and program files, 1949-1960. Administrative files include bylaws, board minutes, financial records, and membership lists. Program files contain correspondence, reference and other material on local, state, and national program items. Of particular interest are files regarding the city budget, 1949-1953, foreign affairs, 1949-1960, jail and chain gang labor, 1950-1954 [which the League considered along with the Council for Spartanburg County, whose bylaws are present in this file], and loyalty-security, 1945-1955.

Note: Related records are contained in the papers of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina, and the League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County. League newsletters are available in the Library’s Books Division.

Dates

  • 1940-1961, 1973-1994

Creator

Copyright

Copyright of the League of Women Voters of Spartanburg Papers has been transferred to the University of South Carolina.

Access

Library Use Only

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

Founded in 1948, the Spartanburg (S.C.) league was disbanded during the spring of 1960, and reorganized circa 1974-1975. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Organizational Note

The Spartanburg (S.C.) league was founded in 1948, disbanded during the spring of 1960, and reorganized circa 1974-1975.

The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Provenance

Donated by the League of Women Voters of South Carolina.

Processing Information

Processed in the 1990s; additions by Kate Moore, 2002.

Repository Details

Part of the South Carolina Political Collections Repository

Contact:
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA
803-777-0577

Status
Completed
Description rules
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