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League of Women Voters of Detroit Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR001402

Scope and Content

The papers of the League of Women Voters of Detroit consist of a report on Women's credit rights in Detroit, entitled "Women and Mortgage Credit", compiled in 1979-1980 by Patricia G. Valerius, Project Manager. The project was financed with funds from the League of Women Voters Education Fund under a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (H.U.D.).

Dates

  • 1979 - 1980

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

The Detroit League of Women Voters was formed in November, 1919 from its predecessor, the Detroit Equal Suffrage League. The League's purpose is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government by studying and taking action on government issues that are metropolitan and regional in scope. The League of Women Voters of Detroit is financed in large part by voluntary contributions from individuals who believe that the League's policies make for good government and are in the best interest of the community.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

The Detroit League of Women Voters, formed in 1919, promotes political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. Their records consist of a report on women's credit rights in Detroit.

Arrangement

Material consists of the Women and Mortgage Credit Project Summary in order of the report.

Acquisition

The papers of the League of Women Voters of Detroit were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in May of 1989 by the League.

Processing History

Finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in November 1991.
Title
Guide to the League of Women Voters of Detroit Records
Status
Completed
Date
1991-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA