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Voter registration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

City Clerk Department annual reports and publications

Identifier: 0300.025
Dates: 1800-1980

Election Commission proceedings

Identifier: 4700.013
Scope and Contents

Includes the minutes of the meetings of the Election Commission from 1914-1922, 1927-1990 June, 1991 July-1997.

Dates: 1914-1997 with gaps

Election Department scrapbook

 Item — Oversize 1
Identifier: 4700.009
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of forms used by the Election Commissioners. Includes registration forms, nomination papers, ballots, ward map, instructions, certificates of Election, polling location posters, etc.

Dates: 1895-1897, 1908

Lists of qualified male voters

Identifier: 4700.003
Scope and Contents note

Includes printed list of qualified male voters from 1874 (ward 16 only) to 1894 with gaps. Includes the 1889 list kept in the Mayor's Office.

Dates: 1874-1894 with gaps

Opinions of the Corporation Counsel requested by the Board of Election Commissioners

 Series — Volume 1
Identifier: 4700.014
Scope and Contents

One bound volume and 1 folder of legal opinions requested by the Board of Election Commissioners, 1895-1949, 1967-1974.

Dates: 1895-1974 with gaps

Record of change of enrolment

Identifier: 4700.007
Scope and Contents

Record of appearance by individual before the Election Commissioners to change party enrolment.

Dates: 1926-1954

Voter registration records

Identifier: 4700.001
Scope and Contents note This collection includes voter registration records for men from 1857-1900, women from 1920-1940 and men from 1921-1940. The registers are not a comprehensive listing of all registered voters. The period 1857-1895 includes only naturalized males and for the period 1920-1940 other sets of registers were used to register voters. The collection has been divided into four series: Naturalized male voter indexes; Naturalized male voter registers; Naturalized and Native male voter registers; and...
Dates: circa 1857-1940 with gaps

Women voter registers

Identifier: 4700.002
Scope and Content This collection contains registers documenting naturalized and native women registered to vote in school board elections from 1884-1920. Naturalized women immigrated to the United States and acquired citizenship. Native women were citizens by birth. Women who became citizens through their native husbands were registered as native voters (Chapter 223, Acts of 1879). Registers are labeled with a ward number, a volume number or both. Only the Naturalized Women Voter Registers have an index, all...
Dates: 1884-1920