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Call Number: RH MS 187
Overview The League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County, a part of the League of Women Voters of the United States and of the League of Women Voters of Kansas, promotes political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government, as well as action on selected governmental issues. Organized on May 28, 1931, the group was originally known as the League of Women Voters of Lawrence. This collection contains meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, Study/Action...
Dates: 1928 - 2012
Call Number: RH MS 1091
Overview These papers of Lawrence, Kansas resident Mervyn Anderson document her active involvement in various service organizations, including the League of Women Voters, Friends in Council of Lawrence, and the University Women's Club of the University of Kansas. Included are clippings and records of her presidency of the Lawrence League of Women Voters and her personal recollections of challenges faced in seeking League support during its early years.
Dates: 1956 - 1987
- Kansas -- Politics and government 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Kansas -- Lawrence 1
- Women -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- Societies and clubs 1
- Women -- Political activity -- Kansas 1
- Anderson, Mervyn, 1899-1996 1
- Friends in Council (Lawrence, Kan.) 1
- University Women's Club (University of Kansas) 1
- Vietnam Summer (Organization) 1