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Washington Society for the Blind records
Collection Scope and Content
This collection contains minutes, reports, and financial statements. The material date from 1938-80. The minutes are from the general, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee meetings.
Restrictions on Access
Some records may be restricted.
Restrictions on Use
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Historical or Biographical Note
The Washington Society for the Blind was in existence from 1938-80 and offered employment to the blind and raised money for rehabilitation through vending machines and other fund-raising activities. Disbanded in 1980, the Society established an endowment fund bearing its name at The George Washington University for the Ophthalmology Department for use in research.
2.5 Linear Feet
Collection contains minutes, reports, and financial statements of the Washington Society for the Blind dating from 1938-1980. The minutes are from the general, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee meetings.
This collection was donated in 1980 by the Washington Society for the Blind.
Formerly Individual Bound Manuscript #3
- Guide to the Washington Society for the Blind records, 1938-1980
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English