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Washington County League of Women Voters Records

Identifier: MC 606

Scope and Content Note

The Washington County League of Women Voters Records contain original and photocopied versions of administrative records (annual reports, correspondence, minutes, and treasurer's reports). The records also include a collection of administrative records and research notes kept by Lilie Johnson, the League's secretary from 1970 to 1975. These records may have been used as primary source material for League position papers. Lilie Johnson's records also include a collection of sample note cards advocating women's rights and a collection of political memorabilia.

The records also contain research notes gathered by and disseminated among League members in order to debate and clarify policy on local issues. Research notes include handwritten notes and newspaper clippings.


  • 1952-1983


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17)

Biographical Note

The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920 as a nonpartisan organization to inform the electorate and increase citizen participation in government. The Washington County League of Women Voters was organized in 1920 by Mrs. H. E. Morrow, Mrs. A. M. Harding, Mrs. A. H. Markie, Mrs. J. H. Adler, Mrs. W. S. Gregson, Mrs. F. G. Baender, and Mrs. J. C. Futrall. Since the 1950s the Washington County League has sought to improve city and county government, land use planning, housing, education, voting procedures, and other items of concern.


4.25 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

  1. Series 1. Administrative Records. Boxes 1-3.
  2. Series 2. Lilie Johnson's Records. Boxes 4-5.
  3. Series 3. Research Notes. Boxes 6-9.
  4. Series 3. Subseries 1. Local Program.
  5. Series 3. Subseries 2. State and National Program

Acquisition Information

Marion E. Wyckoff, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, donated these records to Special Collections on October 22, 1986.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Washington County League of Women Voters Records include:

Washington County League of Women Voters Records MC 333

Washington County League of Women Voters Records Addendum MC 965

Processing Information

Processed by Anthony J. Wappel, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in November 1988.

Washington County League of Women Voters Records
Anthony J. Wappel
November 1988
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444