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Finding Aid for the Lois Crouch papers, 1949-1988
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lois Crouch papers
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1988
    Collection number: 1565
    Creator: Crouch, Lois.
    Extent: 20 boxes (10 linear ft.) 1 oversize box.
    Abstract: Lois Crouch (1915- )was the director of the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles (1948-50), a member of the Commission for the Reorganization of Los Angeles City Government (1951-52), chairman of the sub-committee on citizens participation for the Citizens Urban Renewal Advisory Commission of Los Angeles (1957) and secretary of the advisory board for the UCLA YMCA (1956-58). The collection consists of papers relating to Crouch's involvement in the United Way (1979-87), the California Federation of Women's Clubs (1963-93), and the League of Women Voters and others.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Lois Crouch, 1988, 1993, & 1994.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lois Crouch papers (Collection Number 1565). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Crouch was born in Denver, Colorado, on February 13, 1915; BA (1936) and MA (1937), UCLA; director, League of Women Voters of Los Angeles, 1948-50; member of task force, Commission for the Reorganization of Los Angeles City Government, 1951-52; became chairman, sub-committee on citizens participation, Citizens Urban Renewal Advisory Commission of Los Angeles in 1957; secretary, advisory board, UCLA YMCA, 1956-58; member, Faculty Wives Club, UCLA.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of papers relating to Crouch's involvement in such organizations as the United Way (1979-87), California Federation of Women's Clubs (1963-93), League of Women Voters, and others. Includes minutes, reports, correspondence, and printed materials.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. United Way (Boxes 1-3,23,29).
    2. Kellogg Fund (Box 3).
    3. League of Women Voters (Box 4-9,11,24).
    4. Personal (Boxes 10,17).
    5. Pacific Palisades Women's Club (Box 11).
    6. General Federation of Women's Clubs (Boxes 12-13,21-23,28).
    7. California Federation of Women's Clubs (Boxes 14-23,25-27).
    8. Miscellaneous (Boxes 20-21,27).
    9. Epsilon Sigma Omicron (Box 21).
    10. Citizens' Urban Renewal Committee (Boxes 21,24).
    11. Redevelopment (Box 24).
    12. Kellogg Foundation and United Way (Boxes 28-29).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Crouch, Lois --Archives.
    California Federation of Women's Clubs.
    League of Women Voters of California.
    United Way of America.
    Women --Societies and clubs --Archival resources.
    Women civic leaders --California --Los Angeles --Archival resources.