Finding Aid of the Dare County League of Women Voters Records, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1987/1996">1987 - 1996</date>, ORG.5094

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Finding Aid of the Dare County League of Women Voters Records, <date calendar="gregorian" era="ce" normal="1987/1996">1987 - 1996</date>, ORG.5094

Abstract

The League of Women Voters of Dare County 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. The Dare County chapter was formed in 1987. The League of Women Voters of Dare County Records, 1987-2012, includes meeting minutes, newsletters, press notices, bylaws, correspondence, and information on fundraising and workshops.

Descriptive Summary

Title
League of Women Voters of Dare County Records
Call Number
ORG.5094
Creator
League of Women Voters of Dare County (N.C.)
Date
1987-2018
Extent
1.17 cubic feet
Language
English
Repository
Outer Banks History Center

Restrictions on Access & Use

Access Restrictions

Available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], ORG.5094, League of Women Voters of Dare County Records, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.

Collection Overview

The League of Women Voters of Dare County Records, 1987-2012, contains administrative records, newsletters, and clippings created by the league from the time of its inception. Included in the collection are minutes from board meetings, annual meetings, and other meetings; early copies of the Citizens Guide, newsletters, clippings, and publicity related to the group. The addition of 2012 largely consists of political candidates' survey responses and background information created for various voters' guides (also called voters' services in the collection) created by the group in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The addition of 2018 contains press releases, 2009-2018, arranged in scrapbook format.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged into eight series: Annual Meeting Minutes, General Meeting Minutes, Board Meeting Minutes, Press Notices, Newsletters, Organizational Papers, Addition of 2012, and Addition of 2018.

Historical Note

The League of Women Voters of Dare County 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. The Dare County group was formed in 1987 with fifteen members with Diane Henderson serving as the unit representative. Each year the organization publishes the Citizens Guide, a directory of elected officials and local services; sponsors public candidate forums; and hosts programs that increase awareness of public services and community issues.

Contents of the Collection

1. Finding Aid

2. Annual Meeting Minutes, 1989-1996

1989, 1989
Box 1
1990, 1990
Box 1
1991, 1991
Box 1
1992, 1992
Box 1
1993, 1993
Box 1
1994, 1994
Box 1
1995, 1995
Box 1
1996, 1996
Box 1

3. General Meeting Minutes, 1987-1996

1987, 1987
Box 1
1988, 1988
Box 1
1989, 1989
Box 1
1990, 1990
Box 1
1991, 1991
Box 1
1992, 1992
Box 1
1993, 1993
Box 1
1994, 1994
Box 1
1995, 1995
Box 1
1996, 1996
Box 1

4. Board Meeting Minutes, 1987-1996

1987, 1987
Box 1
1988, 1988
Box 1
1989, 1989
Box 1
1990, 1990
Box 1
1991, 1991
Box 1
1992, 1992
Box 1
1993, 1993
Box 2
1994, 1994
Box 2
1995, 1995
Box 2
1996, 1996
Box 2

5. Press Notices, 1987-1996

1987, 1987
Box 2
1988, 1988
Box 2
1989, 1989
Box 2
1990, 1990
Box 2
1991, 1991
Box 2
1992, 1992
Box 2
1993, 1993
Box 2
1994, 1994
Box 2
1995, 1995
Box 2
1996, 1996
Box 2

6. Newsletters, 1987-1996

1987, 1987
Box 2
1988, 1988
Box 3
1989, 1989
Box 3
1990, 1990
Box 3
1991, 1991
Box 3
1992, 1992
Box 3
1993, 1993
Box 3
1994, 1994
Box 3
1995, 1995
Box 3
1996, 1996
Box 3

7. Organizational Papers, 1988-1989

Application for Recognition as a State Unit
Box 3
Application for Recognition as a Provisional League
Box 3
Bylaws and Officers,1989
Box 3
Interim Report on Provisional League of Women Voters,1989
Box 3
Resource Development Survey,1989
Box 3
Correspondence
Box 3
Voters Guide Questionnaire
Box 3
Workshops
Box 3
Fundraising
Box 3
Essay Contest
Box 3
Dare County Community Description
Box 3
Citizen's Guide to Dare County,1988-1989
Box 3

8. Addition of 2012, 1987-2012

Candidates Forum, 2000-2001
Box 3
Newspaper Clippings, 1987-2000
Box 3
Pledges, Code, Photographs, 2001
Box 4
Survey and Study on Election Engagement and Education in Dare, 2012
Box 4
Voter's Service, 1987
Box 4
Voter's Guide, 1988
Box 4
Voter's Guide, 1989
Box 4
Voter's Guide, 1990
Box 4
Voter's Guide, 1991
Box 4
Voter's Guide - Commissioners and School Board, 1992
Box 4

9. Addition of 2018, 2009-2018

LWV Press Releases, 2009-2011
Box 5
LWV Press Releases, 2012-2013
Box 5
LWV Press Releases, 2014-2015
Box 5
LWV Press Releases, 2016-2018
Box 5

Subject Headings

  • League of Women Voters of Dare County (N.C.)
  • Women--Societies and clubs--North Carolina--Dare County
  • Political participation--North Carolina--Dare County
  • Local elections--North Carolina--Dare County
  • Women in politics
  • Women--Political activity--North Carolina--Dare County
  • Acquisitions Information

    Donated by the League of Women Voters of Dare County, 2008, October 2012, and August 2018.

    Processing Information

  • Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, August, 2009. Updated by Samantha Crisp, August 2018.