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League of Women Voters of Pitt County Records, 1966-2006, undated

Manuscript Collection #1157

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Title: League of Women Voters of Pitt County Records
Creator: League of Women Voters (Pitt County, N.C.)
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Records (1966-2006, undated) documenting the activities of the League of Women Voters of Pitt County, North Carolina, a women's political organization, including historical materials, board of trustees files, publications, clippings, research files, membership files, financial records, scrapbooks, oversized materials, correspondence, annual reports, photographic prints and slides, bylaws, and position statements.
Extent: 6.79 Cubic feet, consisting of correspondence, financial records, clippings, annual reports, photographs, slides, rosters, bylaws, position statements, minutes, and publications

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Accessions Information

December 9, 2009, (unprocessed) 1460 items, 5.29 cubic feet; Records (1966-2006, undated) documenting the activities of a Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina, women's political organization, including historical materials, board of trustees files, bulletins, clippings, research files, membership files, printed materials, scrapbooks, & oversized materials, correspondence, annual reports, photographic prints & slides, etc. See preliminary inventory attached. 10 boxes & 1 oversized folder. 1,460 items. 4,675 p. (ca. 5.29 cubic feet) Recd. 9/21/2009. Note: Dr. Rebecca S. Powers is Past President of the League of Women Voters of Pitt County. LWV formerly known as League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County. Donor: Dr. Rebecca S. Powers

September 5, 2014, (unprocessed) 0.5 cubic feet; Records (1987-2005), including the organization's newsletter (Bulletin), correspondence, photographs of events, meeting minutes, annual reports and financial statements, membership rosters, 501(c) (3) status information, position descriptions, information concerning the administrative assistant, Finance Drive information, bylaws, forum questions, non-partisanship policies, and position statements. Donor: Dr. Rebecca S. Powers

September 8, 2014, (unprocessed) 1.0 cubic feet; Records (1981-2002), including meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, newspaper articles, and national, state, and local publications. Donor: DeDe Carney

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

League of Women Voters of Pitt County Records (#1157), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Dr. Rebecca S. Powers
  • Gift of DeDe Carney

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, December 09, 2009


Preliminary Inventory Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

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Series 1:
HISTORICAL MATERIALS
  • Box 1#1157.1
    • Folder a#1157.1.a
      A Quarter Century of Political Participation in North Carolina 1951-1976: A History of the League of Women Voters of North Carolina (1976) Pamphlet. 1 item. 24 p.
    • Folder b#1157.1.b
      History of League of Women Voters of Pitt County, by Rhea Markello (May 2001) Typescript. 1 item. 56 p.
    • Folder c#1157.1.c
      LWV History File (2000-2002) Computer diskette & Printouts. 12 items. 57 p.
    • Folder d#1157.1.d
      Provisional LVW Record Book (1966-1972) including bylaws, minutes, reports, etc. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 139 p.
    • Folder e#1157.1.e
      Incorporation Papers (1977) Printed forms, Printed, TLS, etc. 9 items. 32 p.
    • Folder f#1157.1.f
      75th Anniversary of League of Women Voters Proclamation (24 February 1995) Printed form & envelope. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Signed by Nancy M. Jenkins, Mayor, Greenville, NC.
    • Folder g#1157.1.g
      Old Membership Lists (1972-1993) Mimeographed, Photocopied. 15 items. 32 p.
    • Folder h#1157.1.h
      Observers Guidelines (1991, undated) Photocopied, Mimeographed. 6 items. 13 p. Note: Observers attended public meetings & submitted reports on matters that interested LWV.
    • Folder i#1157.1.i
      LWV Flyers & Brochures (1984-1994, undated) Printed. 14 items. 18 p.
Series 2:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES FILES
Subseries 1:
Reports
  • Box 2#1157.2
    • Folder a#1157.2.a
      League of Women Voters of the United States Members Handbook, by Isabelle P. Weber (Sept. 1989) Photocopied. Loose leaf bound. 1 item. 103 p.
Subseries 2:
Correspondence
  • Box 2#1157.2
    • Folder b#1157.2.b
      Correspondence - President (1990-1995) TL, TLS, ALS. 27 items. 39 p. Note: Mary Ellen Bragaw was president of LWV, 1990-1996.
    • Folder c#1157.2.c
      Correspondence - President (1987-1989) TLS, ALS. 31 items. 51 p. Note: Mary Alsentzer was president of LWV, 1987-1989.
    • Folder d#1157.2.d
      Correspondence - Voting Rights Act Monitoring and Litigation Project (1984) TLS, TL. 13 items. 15 p. Note: Jo-Linda M. Sanders was project manager of the VRAMLP in 1984.
    • Folder e#1157.2.e
      Correspondence - President (1979-1981) TLS, TL, ALS. 29 items. 38 p. Note: Patricia Dunn was president of LWV, 1979-1981.
    • Folder f#1157.2.f
      Correspondence - President (1978-1979) TL, TLS, ALS. 31 items. 33 p. Note: Margaret Wirth was president of LWV, 1978-1979.
    • Folder g#1157.2.g
      Correspondence - President & Vice President (1975-1977) TL, TLS, ALS. 44 items. 66 p. Note: Rhea Resnik was president; Ann Frost was Vice president of LWV, 1975-1977.
    • Folder h#1157.2.h
      Correspondence - President (1973-1975) TLS, TL, ALS. 30 items. 32 p. Note: Rhea Resnik was president of LWV, 1973-1975.
    • Folder i#1157.2.i
      Correspondence - President (1969-1973) ALS, TL, TLS. 120 items. 154 p. Note: Natalie A. Clark was president of LWV, 1969-1973.
Subseries 3:
Action Files
  • Box 3#1157.3
    • Folder a#1157.3.a
      Action File (1990-1994) Typescript. 5 items. 5 p. Note: Includes letters to editors, correspondence, public comments on city & county budgets, etc.
    • Folder b#1157.3.b
      Action File (1980-1990) Typescript, TLS, TL. 104 items. 151 p. Note: Includes letters to editors, correspondence, public comments on city & county budgets, etc.
    • Folder c#1157.3.c
      Action File (1977-1979) ALS, TLS, TL, Holograph, Typescript. 71 items. 150 p. Note: Includes letters to editors, correspondence, public comments on city & county budgets, etc.
    • Folder d#1157.3.d
      Action File (April 1975 - March 1977) Typescript, Holograph, TLS, TL. 43 items. 94 p. Note: Includes letters to editors, correspondence, public comments on city & county budgets, etc.
    • Folder e#1157.3.e
      Action File (May 1973 - March 1975) Typescript, Holograph, TLS, TL, ALS. 64 items. 104 p. Note: Includes letters to editors, correspondence, public comments on city & county budgets, etc.
    • Folder f#1157.3.f
      Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution File (1970-1975) Printed, Periodicals, Leaflets, Brochures, etc. 51 items. 136 p.
    • Folder g#1157.3.g
      Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution File (1976-1979) Printed, Periodicals, Leaflets, Brochures, etc. 30 items. 77 p.
    • Folder h#1157.3.h
      Participation in Government Award (1987-1996) Holograph, TLS, Printed forms, etc. 18 items. 38 p. Note: For Pitt County high school students.
Series 3:
BULLETIN
  • Box 4#1157.4
    • Folder a#1157.4.a
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1970-1972) Newsletter. 25 items. 170 p.
    • Folder b#1157.4.b
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1973-1974) Newsletter. 19 items. 88 p.
    • Folder c#1157.4.c
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1975-1976) Newsletter. 15 items. 120 p.
    • Folder d#1157.4.d
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1977) Newsletter. 9 items. 41 p.
    • Folder e#1157.4.e
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1977-1978) Newsletter. 20 items. 66 p.
  • Box 5#1157.5
    • Folder a#1157.5.a
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1980-1981) Newsletter. 11 items. 37 p.
    • Folder b#1157.5.b
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1984-1986) Newsletter. 15 items. 55 p.
    • Folder c#1157.5.c
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1987-1988) Newsletter. 16 items. 41 p.
    • Folder d#1157.5.d
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1989-1996) Newsletter. 48 items. 240 p.
    • Folder e#1157.5.e
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County Bulletin (1997-1999) Newsletter. 24 items. 144 p.
Series 4:
CLIPPINGS
Series 5:
RESEARCH FILES
  • Box 6#1157.6
    • Folder a#1157.6.a
      North Carolina Regulation of Election Campaigns Revised Through Session Laws of 1993 (1993) Issued by State Board of Elections. Photocopied. 1 item. 34 p.
    • Folder b#1157.6.b
      Presidents Address to Annual Meeting (ca. 1973-1974) Holograph. 7 items. 32 p.
    • Folder c#1157.6.c
      School Merger Study: Illustrations of Schools Scrapbook (1974) Photographic prints. Black & White. 10 items. 5 p.
    • Folder d#1157.6.d
      School Merger Study: Illustrations of Schools Scrapbook (1974) Photographic slides. Color. 16 items. 16 p.
    • Folder e#1157.6.e
      School Merger Study: Reports (1975-1978) Photocopy typescript, Mimeographed, etc. 9 items. 78 p.
    • Folder f#1157.6.f
      School Merger Study: Research Files (1973-1978) Photocopy typescript, etc. 18 items. 78 p.
    • Folder g#1157.6.g
      Voting Rights Project: Administration (1984) Photocopied. 5 items. 8 p.
    • Folder h#1157.6.h
      Voting Rights Project: Advertising (undated) Photocopied. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder i#1157.6.i
      Voting Rights Project: Election Laws & Changes (1982-1984) Photocopy typescript. 7 items. 17 p.
    • Folder j#1157.6.j
      Voting Rights Project: On-Site Election Day Monitors Checklist (ca. 1984) Printed form. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder k#1157.6.k
      Voting Rights Project: Press Releases (1984) Photocopied typescript. 6 items. 7 p.
    • Folder l#1157.6.l
      Voting Rights Project: Sample Ballots & Tabulating Instructions (1984) Printed forms & Printed material. 24 items. 26 p.
    • Folder m#1157.6.m
      Voting Rights Project: Sycamore Baptist Church Workshop (20 October 1984) Photocopied typescript & Holograph. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder n#1157.6.n
      Voting Rights Project: Voting Rights Conference (12 April 1986) Correspondence, Printed material, notes, etc.. 16 items. 22 p.
    • Folder o#1157.6.o
      League of Women Voters of the United States. National Information (ca. 1995) Printed materials. Typescripts, etc. 7 items. 23 p.
Series 6:
MEMBERSHIP FILES
  • Box 6#1157.6
    • Folder p#1157.6.p
      Pitt County Membership Campaign & Membership Lists (2000-2006) Photocopy typescript. 27 items. 60 p.
    • Folder q#1157.6.q
      Susan B. Anthony Banquet Photographs (30 March 2000) Photographic prints. Color. 4" x 6" 16 items. 17 p. Note: Captioned on verso. Includes envelope.
    • Folder r#1157.6.r
      Christmas Parade & Event Photographs (7 December 1999) Photographic prints. Color. 4" x 6" 14 items. 14 p. Note: Captioned on verso.
Series 7:
PRINTED MATERIALS
Subseries 1:
Books
  • Box 7#1157.7
    • Folder a#1157.7.a
      Community Resources Directory, Developed by: Communities in Schools Helping Kids to Help Themselves, in collaboration with Pitt County Schools - League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County (Fall 1998) Photocopy typescript. Spiral bound. 1 item. 76 p.
    • Folder b#1157.7.b
      Community Services Greenville Pitt County, '72, by League of Women Voters (1972) Mimeographed typescript. Loose leaf bound. 1 item. 151 p.
    • Folder c#1157.7.c
      Community Services Greenville Pitt County, '74, by League of Women Voters (1974) Mimeographed typescript. Loose leaf bound. 1 item. 174 p.
Subseries 2:
Pamphlets
  • Box 7#1157.7
    • Folder d#1157.7.d
      Community Service Guide, by League of Women Voters, Greenville - Pitt County. 3d edition. (1979) Pamphlet. Soft cover. 1 item. 32 p.
    • Folder e#1157.7.e
      Community Service Guide, by League of Women Voters, Greenville - Pitt County. 4th edition. (1982) Pamphlet. Soft cover. 1 item. 34 p.
    • Folder f#1157.7.f
      Guide to Pitt County Community Services, by League of Women Voters of Greenville-Pitt County (1989) Pamphlet. Spiral bound. Indexed. 1 item. 42 p.
    • Folder g#1157.7.g
      Study of Pitt County and Greenville, A, by The League of Women Voters [1972] Pamphlet. Soft cover. 1 item. 18 p.
    • Folder h#1157.7.h
      Susan B. Anthony Banquet - 1994: A Celebration Honoring the Elected Women of Pitt County, by League of Women Voters of Pitt County (1994) Pamphlet. Soft cover. 1 item. 8 p.
    • Folder i#1157.7.i
      Voice For Change, A: The Years 1951 to 1995, Published by the Citizen Education Foundation, and educational affiliate of the League of Women Voters of North Carolina (1995) Pamphlet. Soft cover. 1 item. 28 p.
    • Folder j#1157.7.j
      Facts for Voters: Registration and Voting; Roster of Public Officials, by Greenville - Pitt County League of Women Voters (March 1973) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder k#1157.7.k
      Facts for Voters: Registration and Voting; Roster of Public Officials, by Greenville - Pitt County League of Women Voters (March 1975) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder l#1157.7.l
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1976-1977) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder m#1157.7.m
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1977-1978) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder n#1157.7.n
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1978-1979) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder o#1157.7.o
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1981) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder p#1157.7.p
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1983-1984) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder q#1157.7.q
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1985-1986) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder r#1157.7.r
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1986-1987) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder s#1157.7.s
      Citizens Guide to Greenville and Pitt County: Voting - Services - Public Meetings, A, by Greenville-Pitt County League of Women Voters (1989-1990) Printed. 1 item. 4 p.
Subseries 3:
Brochures & Leaflets
Series 8:
SCRAPBOOKS
  • Box 8#1157.8
    • Folder a#1157.8.a
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County (Sept. 1969 - March 1977), including clippings, photographic prints, printed materials, TLS, ALS, etc. Loose leaf bound. 18.25" x 16.5" 1 item. 50 p.
  • Box 9#1157.9
    • Folder a#1157.9.a
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County (1977-1985), including clippings, photographic prints, printed materials, etc. Loose leaf bound. 12.5" x 15" 1 item. 32 p. Note: Includes terms of President Margaret Wirth, 1977-1979; Pat Dunn, 1979-1982; Rhea Markello, 1982-1985.
    • Folder b#1157.9.b
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County (1985 - 1987), including clippings, photographic prints, printed materials, TLS, ALS, etc. Loose leaf bound. 12.25" x 14.5" 1 item. 28 p. Note: Includes term of President Terry Shank, 1985-1987. Pocket on inside back cover contains League Handbook (Sept. 1986) 1 item. 24 p.
  • Box 10#1157.10
    • Folder a#1157.10.a
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County (1987-1989), including clippings, photographic prints, printed materials, etc. Loose leaf bound. 12.25" x 15" 1 item. 26 p. Note: Includes terms of President Mary Alsentzer, 1987-1989.
    • Folder b#1157.10.b
      League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County (1987 - 1991), including clippings, photographic prints, printed materials, TLS, ALS, etc. Loose leaf bound. 12.75" x 14.5" 1 item. 21 p. Note: Includes term of President Carin Lapicki, 1989-1991.
Series 9:
OVERSIZED MATERIALS
Oversize Folder 10os1#1157.10os1
Candidates' Questionnaire: Municipal Election for Mayor and City Councilman, by League of Women Voters of Greenville - Pitt County, North Carolina (4 May 1971) Printed. 17" x 23.5" 1 items. 1 p. Note: Candidates' responses to questions on verso. Duplicate of #1157.10.os.1.2.
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