Elgin League of Women Voters Records, 1929-2001
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Brief Description: The records for the League of Women Voters of Elgin date from 1929-2001 and contain meeting minutes, monthly bulletins, annual reports, correspondence, topical files, state and national files, and scrapbooks.  The collection contains a wide variety of information on League programs and projects during the 1960's.  In particular, topical files describe the League's work in welfare, housing discrimination, equal opportunity, the development of human resources, the Kane County food stamp program, and the Illinois Constitutional Convention.  The meeting minutes, which also contain annual reports, budgets, and correspondence, and the monthly bulletins further document the organization's programs.  The collection contains two publications written and put out by the League on Elgin and Kane County government; Elgin on the Fox and Know Your County.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/137
Volume: 2.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 09/21/1981. Additional records were donated in 1986 by Gen Dolan and in 1996 and 2001 by Janet Poyner.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Elgin (Ill.)
Kane County (Ill)
League of Women Voters
League of Women Voters (Elgin, Ill.)
United States--Politics and government
Women--Societies and clubs.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Doretta Williams  Doretta Williams, representing the League of Women Voters of Elgin, donated the organization’s records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on September 21, 1981.
Related Materials: For further information on the history of the northern Illinois League of Women Voters the researchers should consult other League collections held by the Regional History Center: DeKalb (RC 118); Joliet Region (RC 143); Geneva-St. Charles (RC 149); Aurora (RC 151); and Rockford (RC 178).