League of Women Voters Collection


Accession #02.11.01

Number: 2002.011

Title: League of Women Voters Collection Creator: League of Women Voters

Dates: 1971-1994

Media: Papers, documents, bylaws Quantity: 16 Folders


Folder 1. Local LWV Bylaws

1 copy of the League of Women Voters of Colorado Bylaws, 1 copy of suggested bylaw changes 1983, and 1 copy of Bylaws Revised with hand written notes April 1982.


Folder 2. Guidelines & Members Handbooks

1 copy of Guidelines for Conducting Solid Waste Education Project II May 5, 1992, 1 copy of “Action is not a Dirty Word” September 1989, 1 copy of board organization, 1 pamphlet of “League Principles” September 1993, 1 copy of packet for League of Women Voters members handbook 1976-1977, 1 copy of members handbook 1981-1982, 1 copy of members handbook 1982-1983, 1 copy of members handbook 1983-1984, 1 copy “How to Choose Local Program” March 18, 1980, 1 copy of “Suggestions from Margaret, Joyce, and Carol” March 18, 1980, 1 copy of Model Recorder sheet, 1 copy of Interest sheet September 1978, 1 copy of Membership Placement application September 1977, 1 copy of suggestions for board notebooks, 1 copy of handbook “ the Responsibilities of Board Members”, 1 copy of Registration sheet, 1 copy of News Release letterhead, 1 copy of Program Planning Report Form.


Folder 3. Rosters

1 copy of National Voter Membership Report Form filled in with member names November 9, 1982, 1 copy of Members Joining via Nation Office print-out may 31, 1994, 1 copy of Inactivated/Dropped Report June 2, 1994, 1 copy of League of Women Voters of Colorado Directory Form April 1991, 1 copy of roster 1980- 1981, 1 copy of roster 1981-1982, 1 copy of roster 1982-1983, 1 copy of roster

1982-1982, 1 copy of roster 1983-1984, 1 copy of roster 1984-1985, 1 copy of

roster 1986-1987, 1 copy of roster 1988-1989, 1 copy of roster 1990, 1 copy of

roster February 13, 1992, 1 copy of roster May 17, 1993, 1 copy of roster August

16, 1993, 1 copy of board and officers 1980-1981, 1 copy of officers 1983-1984, 1 copy of board members 1984-1985, 1 handwritten name list, no date, 1 copy of members paid October 1983, 1 copy of League of Women Voters of Colorado name list November 25, 1986, 1 handwritten name list September 6, 1988, 1 handwritten list of member and guests January 27, 1988, 1 handwritten name list September 7, 1988, 1 copy of handwritten meeting attendees May 9, 1989, 1 copy of League of Women Voters luncheon list September 11, 1990, 1 copy of reservation list for luncheon September 12, 1 handwritten members list 1993- 1994, 1 handwritten members list in 1992-1993 not paid, 1 handwritten members

luncheon list, no date, 1 handwritten membership list to September 15, 1993- 1994, 1 copy of membership luncheon reservations September 14, 1993, 1 copy of names added to mailing list September 8, 1993, 1 copy of luncheon at Aspen Meadows September 22, 1994.


Folder 4. Board/Annual Meeting Minutes 1973-1994

1 Note wit Fender Realty letterhead addressed to Pat, from Prina attached to… (1 receipt, 1 expense brake down, and 1 League of Women Voters Annual Legislative Wrap-up dinner report June 2, 1973.)

1 copy of membership luncheon meeting September 11, 1975, 1 copy of board

minutes October 17, 1977, 1 copy of board meeting agenda January 17, 1978, 1 hand written new member orientation September 11, 1979, 1 copy of board minutes September 22, 1981, 1 copy of board meeting agenda October 20, 1981, 1 hand written meeting in May, 1 copy of board meeting agenda November 17, 1981, 1 copy of board meeting agenda January 19, 1982, 1 copy of board minutes

January 19, 1982, 1 copy of board meeting agenda February 16, 1982, 1 copy of

board minutes February 16, 1982, 1 copy of board meeting agenda March 16,

1982, 1 copy of board minutes march 16, 1982, 1 copy of annual meeting agenda

April 13, 1982, 1 copy of annual meeting minutes April 13, 1982, 1 copy of

board minutes May 25, 1982, 1 copy of board meeting agenda August 17, 1982, 1 copy of board meeting agenda November 16, 1982, 1 copy of board meeting agenda July 23, 1983, 1 copy of board minutes August 23, 1983, 1 copy of board meeting agenda September 20, 1983, 1 suggested copy of board minutes August 14, 1984, 1 proposed calendar 1984-1985, 1 copy of meeting September 1984, 1 copy of board meeting November 20, 1984, 1 copy of board minutes October 16 1984, 1 copy of annual meeting agenda April 9, 1985, 1 copy of board list 1985-

1986, 1 copy of schedule 1985-1986, 1 copy of meeting minutes February 7,

1989, 1 copy of meeting minutes May 9, 1989, 1 copy of annual meeting agenda

April 10, 1990, 1 copy of annual meeting minutes April 10, 1990, 1 copy of

meeting minutes October 9, 1990, copy of meeting minutes February 10, 1992, 1 copy of Annual meeting minutes September 15, 1992, 1 copy of meeting minutes February 9, 1993, 1 copy of meeting minutes March 9, 1993, 1 copy of annual membership meeting minutes September 14, 1993, 1 copy of meeting minutes October 12, 1994, 1 copy of meeting minutes February 8, 1994, 1 copy of

meeting minutes March 8, 1994, 1 copy of annual meeting minutes April 12, 1994, 1 copy of annual membership meeting minutes September 22, 1994.local program 1983-1984, ! Recorders Report form February 28, 1984, 1


Folder 5. Correspondences 1971-

Note: Letters are typed unless otherwise noted.

1 Letter addressed to Guest from Anne Austin with “Introducing Ourselves” packet attached, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Julian from Bianca November 28, 1971 attached to carbon copy letter addressed to Bianca from Lillian Spongberd December 6, 1971, 1 letter addressed to Mrs. James Hooker (Bianca) from Lillian Spongberg may 23, 1972, 1 letter addressed to Farley Sheldon from Gerry Cummins March 7, 1989, 1 letter addressed to Ad Hoc Transportation Committee from Sue Bollman and Edie Bryan March 1989, 1 memo to Ad Hoc Transportation Committee from Patricia Johnson, 1 letter addressed to local league presidents from Margaret McNamara August 1, 1994, 1 letter addressed to Ms. Prina Stanley from Mary Hugh Scott November 22, 1977, 1 letter addressed

to Sheriff Dick Kienast from Barbara Fasching March 7, 1978, 1 letter addressed to Mr. Tom Waters from Barbara Fasching February 21, 1978, 1 letter addressed to Doug Davis from Barbara Fasching February 10, 1978, 1 letter addressed to Peter Dobnovolny from Barbara Fasching February 10, 1978, 1 form to League of Women Voters of Colorado notice of changes October 20, 1982, 1 letter addressed to friends from Ramona Markalunas October 19, 1982, 1 handwritten letter of resignation addressed to Board of Directors from Alice R. Falkenstein, 1 letter addressed to Board Members July 13, 1983, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Tom from Judi Burwell October 13, 1994, 1 reply letter addressed to Mrs.

Walter Paepcke attached to original sent by Mrs. Walter (Elizabeth) Paepcke to Barbara Fasching December 17, 1977 and November 9, 1977 consecutively, 1 reply letter addressed to Mrs. Walter Paepcke attached to original handwritten letter sent by Mrs. Walter (Elizabeth) Paepcke addressed to Walls with contribution note December 17, 1977 and November 29, 1977 consecutively, 1 letter addressed to Mr. Tom Dunlap from Ramona Markalunas April 22, 1982, 1 letter (draft) addressed to Representative Scott McInnis from Ann B. Knowlton September 6, 1983, 1 letter addressed to Mayor Bill Stirling and City Council Members from Pat Fallin August 22, 1983, 1 letter hand addressed to Mardell Burkholder from Esther Beamer July 8, 1975, 1 letter addressed to Mrs. Mardell Burkholder from Julie Kleven August 12, 1975, 1 letter addressed to Mrs. Mona Frost from Mimi Langenkamp July 2, 1975, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Mardell Burkholder from Tilman M. Bishop January 15, 1975, 1 mailgram to Honorable Richard Soash from Jane C. Dobrovolny February 25, 1978, 1 mailgram original letter to Honorable Richard Soash, 1 letter addressed to Mr. Carl Harbage from Jane Dobrovolny November 17, 1978, 1 letter addressed to Candice M. Allen from Jane Dobrovolny November 17, 1978, 1 letter to the Aspen Times addressed to Jan Garrett…from Jane Dobrovolny November 1977, 1 letter addressed to Mrs. C. Mitchell from Jane Dobrovolny November 28, 1977, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Jane from mardell November 4, 1977, 1 letter addressed to Jane from Jo Marm April 7, 1977 attached to reply November 28, 1977, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Mardell from Mrs. Dayton Locke Warden March 16, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Mardell from Ann Herbert

November 4, 1976, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Mardell from Julie 1976, 1 handwritten telephone message to Mary Webster from Mardell Burkholder, 1 telephone message to Ann Herbert from Mardell Burkholder December 20, 1976, 1 telephone message to Helen Bourrie December 20, 1976, 1 letter addressed to Mr. Tom Bell from Mardell Burkholder November 5, 1976, 1 letter addressed to Mardell from M.B. January 16, 1977, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Jane from Donna Lucero January 10, 1978, 1 letter addressed to Mardell from Andra Schmidt February 4, 1976, 1 letter addressed to Mardell from Robert N. Miller July 3, 1976, 1 letter addressed to Judy Hancock from Margaret McNamara November 19, 1979, 1 letter addressed to Pat F. Fallin from Dan D. Noble may 12, 1981, 1 letter addressed to Senator Dan Noble from Pat F. Fallin May 5, 1981, 1 letter addressed to Representative Kathleen Sullivan from Pat F. Fallin May 5, 1981, 1 handwritten letter addressed to Judy from Joan Elsner September 26, 1989.


Folder 6. Speeches & Statements

1 General statement from League of Women Voters self-study, 1 Aspen- Pitkin County League of Women Voters local program adopted, March 1973, 1 local program, 1 results of consensus taken at last unit meetings of local term, May

1973, 1 local item consensus and local program, April 1972, 1 International

relations update by Clara Lou Humphrey, 1 proclamation September 8, 1992, 1

local program and positions 1980-1981, 1 development staging phase 1 (1 to 5 years) 1974, 1 The Airport League of Women Voters, 1 set of 3x5 cards attached to papers “Welcome to the Centennial Town Meeting…”, 1 hand written speech “ Welcome. Introduce…,” 1 commentary “ How long in existence…” September 5, 1975, 1 copy of “Statement of the League of Women Voters of Colorado to the Senate Subcommittee of Energy Production and Supply of the Senate Committee on Energy and natural Resources” November 15, 1977, 1 speech “ERA luncheon for Julianne Crane”, 1 page “ Purpose of the League of Women Voters is to promote…”, 1 speech “I call to order the 1983 Annual Meeting…” 1983, 1 copy of “Response to U.S. Forest Service, Southern Rocky Mountain Area Planning Guide” September 14, 1977, 1 report booklet titled “The Citizens Speak” April 1974, 1 statement/information sheet “ Everything You Wanted to Know About Managed Care”, 1 Statement by Mardell Burkholder Octobber 20, 1976, 1 press

release by Pat Fallin April 19, 1983, 1 press release by Pat Fallin April 22, 1983.


Folder 7. Questionnaires

1 Candidates questionnaire, 1972, 1 consensus questions for criminal justice study January 4, 1993, 1 survey “Crossroads” winter 1993, 1 survey of interest filled in by Georgia Taylor, 1 Community Involvement Survey September 11, 1981.


Folder 8. Invitations

1 Invitation to the annual membership luncheon September 14, 1993 addressed to Judi Burwell, 1 Invitation to the annual membership luncheon September 10 addressed to Linda Moscarella, 1 Invitation to the League of Women Voters wrap-up dinner June 1, 1990, 1 Invitation to the annual meeting April 12, 1 Invitation to the annual meeting May 9, 1989, 1 Invitation to the annual membership luncheon September 15, 1992.


Folder 9. Award

1 Outstanding Achievement Award to Aspen/ Pitkin League of Women Voters May 18, 1991.


Folder 10. Advertisements, Logos

1 page of classifieds one titled “Suffragist Pin”, 2 pages of clip art for voter editors (one is cut out), 1 page of the League of Women Voters anniversary logotype (one is cut out), 1 page of League of Women Voters “Bring a Friend” advertising, 1 page advertisement for travel agent “ Travel with the League.”


Folder 11. Songs

1 page of songs by George Gershwin, 1 page of songs by Betty Grindlay September 22, 1994, 1 page of songs #1 “current Events Song” by Betty Grindlay, 1 page of songs by Betty Grindlay September 1991, 1 page of songs Addendum to “ Tell me why” from the Grindlay League Singers presentation, 1 packet of songs with “Three Blind Mice”, “Tell Me Why”, “ God Bless America”, “ Vulgar Boatmen.

Folder 12. Newspaper Articles

1 article titled “Women Back Tax Increase” The Aspen Times, April 28, 1983, 1 clipping titled “League of Women Voters Sets Annual Membership Luncheon”, 1 reprint of article “League Anomaly- Nonpartisan But Political”, 1 partial Snowmass Sun paper with article titled “Hopper Spoke at Silvertree June 1” Wednesday, June 6, 1990, 1 copy of article “Outrageous Housing Prices Driving Locals Away” Snowmass Sun Wednesday, April 11, 1990, 1 article titled “Gerbaz Delivers Personal Message to D.C.” Times Daily Tuesday, September 24, 1991, 1 article titled “Women’s League to Address Child Care” Daily News, 1 article titled “Pitco Democrats Release New Platform” The Aspen Times June 24, 1976, 1 article “C of C Sets Consumer Town Meeting” The Aspen Times June 17, 1976, 1 copy of Aspen Today Wednesday, November 24, 1971, 1 copy of

Aspen Times November 25, 1971.


Folder 13. Oil Shale Report and Information

1 copy of photograph of League of Women Voters members in group at oil shale site (original in PF 67L), 1copy of photograph of League of Women Voters member Ramona Marklunas (original in PF 67L), 1 copy of report titled “Impact of Oil Shale Development on the Roaring Fork Valley” 1981-1982, 1 brochure “Oil Shale: A Citizen’s Perspective”, 1 set of copies with note from Penny (very faded, not able to discern content), 1 information/ campaign sheet titled “Senate About to Give Watt Blank Oil Shale Check”, 1 letter from Mrs. Anita H. Rosenow November 3, 1981 regarding oil shale trip, 1 League of Women Voters invitation to lunch December 8 regarding speaker on oil shale impact, 1 Garfield/ Eagle county League of Women Voters information letter to members regarding oil shale legislation, 1 brochure by Mason & Morse titled “Colorado Western Slope energy Development: an overview”, 1 Information sheet titled “What are the Consequences of Unbridled Leasing?”, 1 article titled “Exxon Gets Serious About Shale” Fortune Magazine May 18, 1981 with attached business card from Prina Stanley at Fender Realty, 1 article titled “The Great Western Shale Game” Rocky Mountain Magazine, 1 brochure “Americas Energy Capital: 1981 Update”, 1 copy of “Comments of the League of Women Voters of Colorado on the Piceance Basin Resource Management Plan Scoping Bureau of Land Management” August 24, 1982, 1 copy of “ Comments of the League of Women Voters of Colorado on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Prototype Oil Shale Leasing Program” August 24, 1982, 1 copy of “ Statement to State Government Issues Interim Committee Colorado Legislative” August 25, 1982.


Folder 14. Campaign/ Election Law Report

1 copy of Record of Proceedings Ordinance No 42 (series of 1975), 1 letter from John Hanson, Jr., chairman of ASC Employees PAC to Ms. Pat Fallin, League of Women Voters, July 16 1981, 1 copy of report and cover sheet of League of Women Voters’ Campaign Law Study Committee, 1 copy of League of Women Voters proposal to the City Council may 26, 1981 regarding task force to study elections in Aspen.


Folder 15. Aspen Leaves Newsletters 1979-1994

1 copy of November 1979, 1 copy of October 1981, 1 copy of November 1981, 1

copy of December 1981, 1 copy of January 1982, 1 copy of February 1982, 1

copy of March 1982, 1 copy of April 1982, 1 copy of May 1982, 1 copy of

September 1982, 1 copy of October 1982, 1 copy of November 1982, 1 copy of

March 1983, 1 copy of March 1984, 1 copy of October 1989, 1 copy of January

1990, 1 copy of May 1990, 1 copy of Fall ’91, 1 copy of Fall 1991 (different

issue), 1 copy of March 1992, 1 copy of Fall 1992, 1 copy of October 1993, 1

copy of January 1994, 1 copy of Fall 1994.


Folder 16. Miscellaneous Newsletters of Other LWVs

1 copy of the League of Women Voters of Colorado February 27, 1989, 1 copy of the League of Women Voters of Colorado March 1989, 1 copy of the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe County March 1989.