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Title
League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (New York) Collection

Collection Number
SC 220

OCLC Number
122629060

Creator    
League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (New York) 
Various

Provenance 
Gift of the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (New York) in 1975. 

Extent, Scope, and Content Note
The collection comprises 6.5 cubic ft. of organizational records created between 1941 and 1975 and includes: correspondence; committee files; administrative files; case files; financial files; publications; minutes; programs; bylaws; annual reports; scrapbooks; photographs; slides; clippings; and pamphlets. Topic coverage includes: relations with the People's Republic of China; Fire Island National Seashore; Brookhaven town planning; Suffolk County planning; water resource;  and civil rights.

Arrangement and Processing Note
Organization: arranged in the order the papers were received.
Processed by Special Collections in January 2007. Updated April 2014. 
Finding aid updated in April 2020 by Kristen J. Nyitray.

Language
English

Restrictions on Access
The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 
Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access 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.  

Citation    
[Item], [Box], League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (New York) Collection
, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Subjects
League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (N.Y.)
League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven (N.Y.) -- Archives.
Fire Island National Seashore (N.Y.)
City planning -- New York (State) -- Brookhaven.
Regional planning -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County.
Water-supply -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Civil rights -- New York (State)
Women -- Political activity -- New York (State) -- Brookhaven.
Women -- New York (State) -- Brookhaven.
Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town) -- Societies, etc.
United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town) -- Politics and government.
Long Island (N.Y.) -- History.
Suffolk County (N.Y.) -- History.
Women -- Political activity.
Women.
Water-supply.
Societies.
Politics and government.
Diplomatic relations.
Civil rights.
City planning.
United States.
New York (State) -- Suffolk County.
New York (State) -- Long Island.
New York (State) -- Brookhaven (Town)
New York (State) -- Brookhaven.
New York (State)
China.

Historical Note
Presidents of the League of Women Voters of North Brookhaven
Mrs. Raymond B. Strong, January 1941 - April 1952
Mrs. Charles W. Miller, May 1952 - April 1954
Mrs. Robert F. Oliver, May 1954 - April 1956
Mrs. (Ernest) M. Bennett, May 1956 - April 1958
Mrs. Gabriel Jacobs, May 1958 - April 1960
Mrs. John Wilbur, May 1960 - April 1962
Mrs. Clifford Schwartz (Barbara), May 1962 - April 1964
Mrs. Rudolph Steinberg (Mildred), May 1964 - April 1966
Mrs. Barry Gordon (Edith), May 1966 - April 1968
Mrs. Frank Erk (Ruth), May 1968

INVENTORY

Box 1
Bylaws
Programs (1963, 1965-1969)
Program planning procedures (1950-1972)
State Program Recommendations to the League of Women Voters of New York (1955, 1959-1961, 1963, 1963-1965, 1967)
National program recommendations to the League of Women Voters of the United States (1963, 1964)
Annual reports to the League of Women Voters of New York (950-1959)
Annual reports to the League of Women Voters of New York (960-1968)
Minutes of monthly meetings (January 1941-March 1942, September 1942-November 1942)
Minutes of monthly meetings and Annual Meetings (March 1949-March 1953)
Minutes of monthly board meetings and annual meetings (April 1953-April 1957)
Minutes of monthly board meetings and annual meetings (April 1957-April 1961)
Minutes of monthly board meetings and annual meetings (May 1961-April 1964)
Minutes of monthly board meetings and annual meetings (April 1964-April 1966)
Minutes of monthly board meetings and annual meetings (May 1966-May 1968)

Box 2
Correspondence of the president (1950-1975)
Fire Island National Seashore (1962-1963)
Civil rights: open housing in Suffolk County (1963-1964)
International Relations: China 1966-1967, Part I
International Relations: China 1966-1967, Part II
International Relations: China 1966-1967, Part III
International Relations: China 1966-1967, Part IV
International Relations: China 1966-1967, economic aid (1962-1965)
Flax Pond (1963)
Brookhaven Town planning (1958)

Box 3
International relations (c1969)
International relations (1971)
International relations: nuclear non-proliferation treaty (1968-1969)
International relations: trade and development (1970-1973) (2f)
International relations: trade and development (1974-1975)
International relations: United Nations (1963) 
New York State: Constitutional Convention (1957)
New York State: court reform (1961-1965) 
New York State: permanent voter registration (1949-1950, 1962, 1963) 
New York State: preferential primaries (1952-1954) 
Publicity committee (1950-1953)
Setauket: school district reorganization (1951-1954) 
Suffolk County: charter (1956-1958)
Suffolk County: planning (1964) 
Suffolk County: state colleges (1956) 

Box 4
Voter services (1951-1953, 1967-1968)
Water resources (1963-1965, ca. 1966-1967)
Annual treasurers reports (1950-1958, 1963, 1968)
Monthly treasurers reports (January 1956-April 1959, April 1969-May 1968)
Bulletin (1962-1967)
Newspaper clippings
Voter (September 1967-April 1970)
League of Women Voters of New York: bylaws, state programs (1951-1955, 1957-1959)
New York State Convention (1967)
League of Women Voters of New York: State Convention Committee on Continuing Responsibilities (1951-1952, 1961)
League of Women Voters of Suffolk County: bylaws, miscellaneous (1957, 1961)
National programs (1948-1954, 1956-1968, 1962-1964, 1966-1970, 1972-1974)
Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund: progress reports (1952-1955)

Box 5
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Slides: "The China Puzzle"