Guide to the Dorothy McDiarmid papers, 1950s-1993

Dorothy McDiarmid C0029


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University.Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Dorothy S. McDiarmid
Title Dorothy S. McDiarmid papers
Date 1950s-1993
Physical Characteristics 135 linear feet
Abstract This collection contains material relating to Dorothy S. McDiarmid's career in the Virginia House of Delegates, including correspondence, printouts, publications, notes, subject files, and newsclippings.
Collection number C0029
Language English

Biographical Information

Dorothy S. McDiarmid served as a Democrat in the Virginia House of Delegates, 35th District, in 1960-1961, 1964-1969, and 1972-1989. McDiarmid studied Political Science at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. After graduating she became an educator and a business partner in McDiarmid Realty and McDiarmid Associates. In addition to serving in the Virginia House of Delegates, McDiarmid served as a board member of the Fairfax County YWCA, the League of Women Voters, and the National Democratic Women's Club, and served as the president of the Fairfax County Federation of PTAs. Throughout her years of active public service, McDiarmid has won several awards, including the Virginia Congress PTA's Lifetime member achievement award, the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission's First Annual Award, and the Fairfax County Woman of Achievement Award (1971, 1972).

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Scope and Content

This collection contains material relating to Dorothy McDiarmid's career in the Virginia House of Delegates, including correspondence, printouts, publications, notes, subject files, and newsclippings.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds many other collections on Northern Virginia politics.

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Index Terms

Persons:

McDiarmid, Dorothy S.

Corporate Names:

Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates.

Geographical Names:

Virginia, Northern--Politics and government.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dorothy McDiarmid papers, Collection #C0029, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Mary McDiarmid.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

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