Inventory

League of Women Voters
Dates:  1938-1977
Accession Number:  800305
Description:  Ten document cases

Content and Scope of Collection

In this collection are the Terre Haute League's monthly bulletins (called, after 1970, The Voter'); annual reports, 1950-1977; minutes of board and general meetings, 1938-1977.

Also included are materials relating to the local chapter's history and organization; dues and membership; finance drives, 1951-1977.

Beginning in the 1940's and continuing up until 1976 are files containing the president's correspondence.

There are special files on U. S. legislators Bayh, Hartke, and Myers, as well as on Indiana State legislators, 1971-1973.

 Much material has been preserved under the heading Voters Service, including some mylar-encapsulated newspaper pages of the League's Qualifications of Candidatesand Views, the published results of questionnaires which were answered by candidates and edited by the League.

 Other materials include clippings, letters and reports on a variety of issues and topics, such as juvenile delinquency, school reorganization, local government units, home rule, public housing and urban renewal, foreign trade, the United Nations, etc.

Document Case 1

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Bulletins

1949, 1951

 

 

 

Folder 2

Bulletins

1952, 1953

 

 

 

Folder 3

Bulletins

1954-1956

 

 

 

Folder 4

Bulletins

1957

 

 

 

Folder 5

Bulletins

1958, 1959

 

 

 

Folder 6

Bulletins

1960, 1961

 

 

 

Folder 7

Bulletins

1962

 

 

 

Folder 8

Bulletins

1964

 

 

 

Folder 9

Bulletins

1965

 

 

 

Folder 10

Bulletins

1966

 

 

 

Folder 11

Bulletins

1967

 

 

 

Folder 12

Bulletins

1968

 

 

 

Folder 13

Bulletins

1969

 

 

 

Folder 14

Bulletins

1970

 

 

 

Folder 15

Bulletins

1971

 

 

 

Folder 16

Bulletins

1972

 

 

 

Folder 17

Bulletins

1973

 

 

 

Folder 18

Bulletins

1974

 

 

 

Folder 19

Bulletins

1975

 

 

 

Folder 20

Bulletins

1976

     

 

 

 

Document Case 2

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Annual reports

April 1950-1951;
April 1958-1959

 

 

 

Folder 2

Annual reports

April 1959-1960;
April 1972-1973

 

 

 

Folder 3

Annual reports

1973-1974
March 26, 1977

 

 

 

Folder 4

Board/general minutes

1938

 

 

 

Folder 5

Board/general minutes

1939

 

 

 

Folder 6

Board/general minutes

1940

 

 

 

Folder 7

Board/general minutes

1941

 

 

 

Folder 8

Board/general minutes

1942

 

 

 

Folder 9

Board/general minutes

1943

 

 

 

Folder 10

Board/general minutes

1944

 

 

 

Folder 11

Board/general minutes

1945

 

 

 

Folder 12

Board/general minutes

  and reports

1949-1951

 

 

 

Folder 13

Board/general minutes and reports

1952, 1953

 

 

 

Folder 14

Board/general minutes and reports

1954

 

 

 

Folder 15

Board/general minutes and reports

1955

 

 

 

Folder 16

Board/general minutes and reports

1956

 

 

 

Folder 17

Board minutes

1957

 

 

 

Folder 18

Board minutes

1958

 

 

 

Folder 19

Board minutes  report

1959

 

 

 

Folder 20

Board minutes report

1960

     

 

 

 

Document Case 3

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Board minutes

1961

 

 

 

 

Annual report

April 1961-
March 1962

 

 

 

Folder 2

Board minutes

1961

 

 

 

 

Annual report

April 1962-
March 1963

 

 

 

Folder 3

Board minutes

1963

 

 

 

 

Annual report

April 1963-
March 1964

 

 

 

Folder 4

Board minutes

1964

 

 

 

 

Annual report

April 1964-
March 1965

 

 

 

Folder 5

Board minutes

1965

 

 

 

Folder 6

Board minutes

1966

 

 

 

Folder 7

Board minutes

1967

 

 

 

Folder 8

Annual reports

 

April 1967-
March 1969

 

 

 

Folder 9

Board minutes

1968

 

 

 

Folder 10

Annual reports

April 1969-
March 31, 1972

 

 

 

Folder 11

Board minutes

1969

 

 

 

Folder 12

Board minutes

1970

 

 

 

Folder 13

Board minutes

1971

 

 

 

Folder 14

Board minutes

1972

 

 

 

Folder 15

Board minutes

1973

 

 

 

Folder 16

Board minutes

1974

 

 

 

Folder 17

Board minutes

1975

 

 

 

Folder 18

Board minutes

1976

 

 

 

Folder 19

Board minutes

1977

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document Case 4

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Membership lists

1951-1969

 

 

 

Folder 2

Membership lists

1970-1977

 

 

 

Folder 3

Membership orientation procedures

1947-1966

 

 

 

Folder 4

L-O-O-K (League Organization Orientation Kit)

1970

 

 

 

Folder 5

Letters:  invitations to membership

1956-1964

 

 

 

Folder 6

Reports of membership committee

1953-1974

 

 

 

Envelope

Membership application cards

Personnel cards

 

 

 

 

Folder 7

Historical materials, including award certificates

 

 

 

 

Folder 7a

The LWV of Terre Haute - history notebooks

 

 

 

 

Folder 8

Bylaws-LWV of Terre Haute

1971; 1974

 

 

 

Folder 9

Finance drive reports

1959-1976

 

 

 

Folder 10

List of contributors, real and potential

1969

 

 

 

Folder 11

Fund drive letters

1950s

 

 

 

Folder 12

Fund drive letters

1960s

 

 

 

Folder 13

Fund drive letters

1970s

 

 

 

 

Cards:  dues and contributions

1960s-1970s

     

 

 

 

Document Case 5

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Board policies

1958-1977

 

 

 

Folder 2

Board orientation and self-evaluation

1953

  1959,1960,1966

 

 

 

Folder 3

Board:  letters of response to other  organizations
   seeking LWV aid or cooperation

1953-1973

 

 

 

Folder 4

Board-president's correspondence

1940s, 1950s

 

 

 

Folder 5

Board-president's correspondence

1960, 1961

 

 

 

Folder 6

Board-president's correspondence

1962, 1963

 

 

 

Folder 7

Board-president's correspondence

1965

 

 

 

Folder 8

Board-president's correspondence

1966

 

 

 

Folder 9

Board-president's correspondence

1967

 

 

 

Folder 10

Board-president's correspondence

1968

 

 

 

Folder 11

Board-president's correspondence

1968

 

 

 

Folder 12

Board-president's correspondence

1969

 

 

 

Folder 13

Board-president's correspondence

1970

 

 

 

Folder 14

Board-president's correspondence

1971

 

 

 

Folder 15

Board-president's correspondence

1972

 

 

 

Folder 16

Board-president's correspondence

1973

 

 

 

Folder 17

Board-president's correspondence

1975, 1976

 

 

 

Folder 18

Correspondence with state LWV

1965-1973

 

 

 

Folder 19

LWV publication:  Guess Who Does  It!

1971

 

 

 

Folder 20

LWV publication:  Guess Who Does  It!

1975

 

 

 

Folder 21

Consensus Positions of the League of Women
   Voters  Terre Haute,  Indiana

1972

 

 

 

 

A Follow-Up Study of the Guidance and
    Counseling Program in the Vigo County
    Schools, LWV of Terre Haute Report

1973

 

 

 

 

The Uses of General Revenue Sharing,
    compiled by the LWV of Terre Haute

1974

     

 

 

 

Document Case 6

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

U. S. legislators - Birch Bayh

1972,1973

 

 

 

Folder 2

U. S. legislators - Vance Hartke

1969-1973

 

 

 

Folder 3

U. S. legislators - John Myers

1967-1973

 

 

 

Folder 4

Legislative clippings - state

1973, 1972

 

 

 

Folder 5

Legislative clippings - state

1972

 

 

 

Folder 6

Legislative clippings - state

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 7

Legislative clippings - state

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 8

Legislative clippings - state

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 9

Legislative clippings - state

1973

 

 

 

 

Files on state legislators

  F. Bauer

  L. Clingan

 

1971, 1972

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 10

Files on state legislators

  F. Bauer

  L. Clingan

 

1971, 1972

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 11

Files on state legislators

  L. Conrad

  J. Kesler

  E. Tipton

 

1971, 1972

1971, 1972

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 11a

Files on state legislators

  J. Ennis

 

1973

 

 

 

Folder 12

Files on state legislators

  J. Kearns

1971-1973

 

 

 

 

Folder 12a

Files on state legislators

  H. Fanning

 

1971-1973

 

 

 

Folder 13

President (Mrs. George Butter)
  correspondence with state legislators

1973

 

 

 

Folder 14

Reports of legislative chairperson, Janet
  Amerman, to president

1972

 

 

 

Folder 15

Reports of legislative chairperson, Janet  Amerman

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 16

Files of legislative chairperson, Janet  Amerman

1972, 1973

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document Case 7

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Reports of judicial chairperson, Janet Amerman

1970; 1972

 

 

 

Folder 2

Judicial clippings

1972

 

 

 

Folder 3

Judicial clippings

1972

 

 

 

Folder 4

Clippings, general

1960-1962

 

 

 

Folder 5

Clippings, general

1963-1965

 

 

 

Folder 6

Clippings, general

1966, 1967

 

 

 

Folder 7

Clippings, general

1968, 1969

 

 

 

Folder 8

Clippings, general

1970-1973

 

 

 

Folder 9-13

Voters Service

1959-1962

 

 

 

Folder 13, 14

Voters Service

1963

 

 

 

Folders 15, 16

Voters Service

1964

     

 

 

 

Document Case 8

 

 

 

 

Folders 1-5

Voters Service

1966, 1967

 

 

 

Folders 6-7

Voters Service

1968

 

 

 

Folders 8-11

Voters Service

1970

 

 

 

Folders 12-13

Voters Service

1971

 

 

 

Folders 14-15

Voters Service

1972

 

 

 

Folder 16

Voters Service

1973

 

 

 

Folders 17-18 

Voters Service

1974

 

 

 

 

 

 

Document Case 9

 

 

 

 

Folders 1-2

Voters Service

1975

 

 

 

Folders 3-5

Voters Service

1976

 

 

 

Folder 6

Voters Service

1958

 

 

 

 

Versions of skit,  Hats in the Ring

1960

1962

 

 

 

Folder 7

Juvenile delinquency clippings

1940s; 1958, 1959

 

 

 

Folder 8

Juvenile delinquency

1953, 1954, 1959

 

 

 

Folder 9

Juvenile delinquency

1960s

 

 

 

Folder 10

Juvenile delinquency

1970, 1971, 1973

                                           

 

 

Folder 11

Vigo County School Corporation

1951, 1953, 1954

 

 

 

Folder 12

Vigo County School Corporation Reorganization  (school)

1959

 

 

 

Folder 13

Vigo County School Corporation Reorganization (school)

1960

 

 

 

Folder 14

Vigo County School Corporation School reorganization

1961

 

 

 

 

Schools and Taxes

1961

 

 

 

 

Cumulative building Fund

1961

 

 

 

Folder 15

Vigo County School Corporation

1962

 

 

 

 

School transportation study consensus

1966

 

 

 

 

clippings

1972, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 16

Local government units

1944;  1951

 

 

 

Folder 17

Local government units

1958, 1964, 1965, 1967

     

 

 

 

Document Case 10

 

 

 

 

Folder 1

Home rule

1950s

 

 

 

Folder 2

Home rule

1950s

 

 

 

Folder 3

Public housing, urban renewal

1958, 1959

 

 

 

Folder 4

Public housing, urban renewal

1960, 1961, 1965, 1966

 

 

 

 

 

 

Folder 5

Public housing, urban renewal

1962 -1964

 

 

 

Folder 6

Public housing, urban renewal

1965 , 1970

 

 

 

Folder 7

Public welfare

1964-1971

 

 

 

Folder 8

Water resources, local study

1970

 

 

 

Folder 9

Trade (in Indiana)

1958-1962

 

 

 

Folder 10

Report on Consensus of Apportionment  of State Legislatures

1965

 

 

 

Folder 11

U. S. Congress - LWV Consensus

Jan. 1972

 

 

 

Folder 12

Local consensus position on National  Land Use

Jan. 1975

 

 

 

Folder 13

District of Columbia

1965-1970

 

 

 

Folder 14

Voting rights

1972

 

 

 

Folder 15

Foreign Economic Policy Action - Trade

19671971

 

 

 

 

Consensus on private investment

1963

 

 

 

Folder 16

United Nations Letters:  Mrs. J. Petty,  President LWV

1948

 

 

 

Folder 17

United Nations Poll
 Mrs. J.  Petty, Mrs. E. Hodge

1953

1954

 

 

 

Folder 18

Foreign Policy - Action - U. N. Peace
  Mrs. Homer Kieweg

1969

 

 

 

 Folder 19

Library study committee:

 

    Local annual reports

n.d.

 

 

    Report to state and national

n.d.

 

 

Background information letter - chairman library committee

n.d.

 

 

 Development of Vigo County Library

n.d.

 

 

Gary Public Library, study material on

n.d.

 

 

 

Folder 20

Vigo County Library Board Minutes

Sept. 17, 1973

 

 

 

 

Library Committee Report

Sept. 26,  1973

 

 

 

 

Short Resume of Principal Problems of
  Vigo County Library

n.d.

 

 

 

 

Historical background of Vigo County  Library

Oct. 1973

 

 

 

 

Van Handel Report

Nov. 19, 1973

 

 

 

Folder 21

Clippings

1973

 

 

 

Folder 22

Dialogue for W - 2  Shutt and Kieweg
  on background of VCPL  

Jan. 16, 1974

 

 

 

 

Speech by Betty Martin to Kiwanis Club

Jan. 22, 1974

 

 

 

 

Letter to Jordan D. Lewis regarding
  VCPL from William M. Taylor

March 22, 1974

 

 

 

 

Letter to John Valle from Jordan D.  Lewis

April 1, 1974

 

 

 

Folder 22

Minutes - Citizens Advisory Commission to VCPL  

April 12, 1974

 

 

 

 

Statement to VCPL Board by LWV - Barbara Daily

July 15, 1974

 

 

 

 

History of VCPL - Outline on 5 x  7   cards

n.d.

 

 

 

 

Can You Tell Me Something about   the History of the Library?  prepared   for W - 2

Dec. 4, 1974

 

 

 

Folder 23

Clippings

1974

 

 

 

Folder 24

Clippings

1975

 

 

 

Folder 25

Statement of fees from attorney to LWV

June 11, 1975

 

 

 

 

Statement of fees from attorney to LWV

July 9, 1975

 

 

 

 

Letter from Mary L. Reynolds to Arleen  Askin

July 11, 1975

 

 

 

 

Clipping:  Decision Favors Library

June 27, 1975

 

 

 

 

Copy of the Voter:  Vigo County Library
    Cleared for Bonding

Sept. 1975

 

 

 

 

Sample of Vigo Superior Court  Judgement

1975

 

 

 

 

Agenda, Regular Meeting, Vigo County  Library Board

Sept. 15, 1975

 

 

 

 

Resolution of Appreciation to LWV  adopted by Board of Trustees

Sept. 15, 1975

 

 

 

 

Bulletin report, Library Study Committee

Sept. 1975

 

 

 

 

Copy of Vigo Superior Court Judgement

1975

 

 

 

 

Interview:  Ed Howard and Betty Martin:   Alice Kieweg

Nov. 18, 1975

 

 

 

 

Copy of Vigo Superior Court Judgement

1975

 

 

 

 

Interview:  Ed Howard and Betty Martin:   Alice Kieweg

Nov. 18, 1975

 

 

 

Folder 26

Minutes - VCPL Board of Trustees

Feb. 16, 1976

 

 

 

  

So You Want to Do Something about   your library

Feb. 1976

 

 

 

 

Official statement relating to   $3,500,000Public Library Bonds of  1976

May 3, 1976

 

 

 

Folder 27

Christmas Card to LWV signed by VCPL   coordinators

Dec. 1977

 

 

 

 

Clipping:  Christmas Tree Denotes Topping Out' of Library

Dec. 6, 1977