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League of Women Voters of Johnson County records

Call Number: RH MS 806


The League of Women Voters of Johnson County (Kansas) was founded in 1952. Known as the League of Women Voters of Shawnee Mission until 1972, the League's efforts led to the creation of the Shawnee Mission Park System, and have supported the development of non-profit service offices and civic programs. This collection of their records includes administrative files as well as collected material of subjects pertinent to the group's activities.


  • Creation: 1952 - 1988


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


5.5 Linear Feet (8 boxes + 3 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 806

Physical Location

RH MS Q203

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dorothy Novotny, 1988

Separated Materials

League of Women Voters of Kansas. The Kansas Voter, selected issues 1959-1987, removed to RH Ser G98, Kansas Collection, Spencer Research Library.

Processing Information

Previously shelved at RH MS 532.

Guide to the League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Kansas Collection
League of Women Voters of Johnson County records
Finding aid prepared by jtf, 2006. Finding aid encoded by jt, 2006. Finding aid revised by cl, 2010; mwh, 2023.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
<p>League of Women Voters of Johnson County Collection , Kansas Collection, RH MS ?, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries</p>

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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