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Washington Society for the Blind records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2134

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.

Dates

  • 1938-1980

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

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.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

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.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated in 1980 by the Washington Society for the Blind.

Collection note

Formerly Individual Bound Manuscript #3
Title
Guide to the Washington Society for the Blind records, 1938-1980
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2006
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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Washington 20052 United States of America