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Tawney, Marietta Busey. Papers

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Collection Overview

Title: Tawney, Marietta Busey. Papers, 1927-1949

Primary Creator: Tawney, Marietta Busey

Extent: 0.9 cubic feet

Subjects: Champaign County (Ill.), Education, Elections, Illinois--Politics and government, Illinois League of Women Voters, National League of Women Voters (U.S.), Taxation, United States--Politics and government, United States. Works Progress Administration

Forms of Material: Personal papers

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Marietta Busey Tawney, a member of the early Urbana family and a graduate of Vassar College in 1899, returned to Urbana in 1930 when her husband, Guy Allen Tawney, was appointed to the University of Illinois faculty. She immediately became active in civic and welfare activities, and served as an officer of the Champaign County League of Women Voters, the Illinois Public Health Committee (1942-47), the Illinois Conference on the City-Manager Plan, the Community Chest, and the Champaign County Emergency Relief Committee. This collection documents Tawney's work on behalf of these groups and includes correspondence, speeches, reports and studies, notes, pamphlets, laws, and other items.

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Champaign County (Ill.)
Education
Elections
Illinois--Politics and government
Illinois League of Women Voters
National League of Women Voters (U.S.)
Taxation
United States--Politics and government
United States. Works Progress Administration

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Repository: Illinois History and Lincoln Collections

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URL: https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/ihlcsfa/busey-tawney.pdf

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