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League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area records

Identifier: Mss. 76 L47

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Records of the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area (LWVWA). Includes minutes, agendas, correspondence, publications, reports, photographs, memorandums, newsletters, president's files, video recordings and newspaper clippings. Topics covered include among others arms control, national security issues and domestic legislation, information relating to lobbying, etc.


  • Creation: 1932-2021


Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

The League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area has also been known in the past as the League of Women Voters of Williamsburg, Va., and the League of Women Voters of Williamsburg-James City County. These names appear to have been used at times interchangeably. at .


11.25 Linear Feet



Acquisition Information:

76 L47 (1976.37)  Williamsburg Chapter of the League through Mrs David Kranbuehl. 1983.41      Gift of the local Chapter (through Peggy Kossler). 1994.63A    Gift of the League of Women Voters of Williamsburg through Mrs. Peggy Kossler. 2008.98        LWV via  Barbara Worthen. For information on additions made after 2008 please contact a staff member for details. 2016.084  Gift of the League of Women Voters via Barbara Worthen. 2016.101 Gift of the League of Women Voters via Barbara Worthen


Additions to the collection are ongoing. The finding aid will be updated to reflect accruals to the collection.

Related Materials:

Videocassettes, audiocassettes, and floppy disks from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.

Separated Materials:

7 floppy discs from the 2003-2004 President's files, two VHS tapes, audio cassette tapes, and one Betacam tape have been moved to the Mss. Audiovisual Collection. These items, while separated physically for storage, have been intellectually moved back into this collection.

Guide to the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area records
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Revision Statements

  • May 12th, 2017: Updated by Christina Luers in 2016
  • Further information about this or organization may be available at the organization's website

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository