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Edith L. Gordon Collection

Type of Material: Correspondence, leaflets, and notes reflecting presidency of the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven, N.Y., and advocacy of open housing, civil rights, and planning in the Town of Brookhaven, N.Y., as well as the consolidation of the Setauket and Stony Brook school districts.
Personal Name: Edith L. Gordon
Collection ID: Collection 225
Creator: Edith L. Gordon
Extent: 0.8 cubic ft.
Span Dates: 1963-1968

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Title
Edith L. Gordon Collection
Collection 225

Description
Papers, [ca.1963]-1968.
0.8 cubic ft.
Grade school teacher and community activist.
Correspondence, leaflets, and notes reflecting presidency of the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven, N.Y., and advocacy of open housing, civil rights, and planning in the Town of Brookhaven, N.Y., as well as the consolidation of the Setauket and Stony Brook school districts.

The original order of the files was maintained.
Finding aid updated in August 2004 by F.Berenice Baez-Revueltas and Kristen J. Nyitray. Updated MArch 2014.

Rights and Permissions

Stony Brook University Libraries' consent as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.                  

Inventory

Box 1

  • voting
  • religion
  • Suffolk County planning
  • voter rights
  • Literature about housing integration
  • Ridgewood Survey
  • SCHRC Housing Committee
  • correspondence on civil rights
  • Human Rights Commission

Box 2

  • Town of Brookhaven board
  • human resources
  • Brookhaven Town - planning conference
  • district school reorganization
  • local school districts
  • NAACP
  • housing

Box 3

  • open housing
  • urban renewal
  • League of Women Voters 

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