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Guide to the League of Women Voters of San Diego Records
MS-0017  
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Description
The League of Women Voters of San Diego Records document the League’s programs in voter service, citizen education, action and advocacy programs. The collection also includes documents created by the state-level organization, League of Women Voters of California (LWV-CA), and the national organization, the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWV-US). The collection contains a wide variety of documents, including meeting agendas and minutes, reports, correspondence & memos, newsletters, publications, newspapers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and scrapbooks. The collection is arranged in five series: Administrative Files; Program Files; Publications; Photographs and Audiovisual Materials; and Scrapbooks.
Background
The League of Women Voters of San Diego, Inc. (LWV-SD) is a non-partisan, voluntary, non-profit corporation. LWV-SD was organized in 1936 as a local chapter of the national League of Women Voters of the United States, to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in local, county, state, and national government.
Extent
53.54 linear ft.
Restrictions
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Availability
This collection is open for research.