Collection ASM0199 - Katy Sorenson Papers

Florida Government web collection - Good Government Initiative

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Katy Sorenson Papers


  • 1993-2006 (Creation)


20 Boxes

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The Katy Sorenson papers document the career of Kathryn “Katy” Sorenson, a former Miami-Dade County Commissioner (District 8) for 16 years, from 1994–2010. As commissioner she was concerned with human rights, the environment, child welfare and the arts.  After leaving the County Commission, Sorenson founded the Good Government Initiative at the University of Miami to cultivate strong political leaders in South Florida. The collection consists primarily of campaign files, along with a number of scrapbooks and government and other documents relating to Sorenson’s terms as commissioner.

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The collection is open for research.

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This collection is kept in an off-campus storage facility. Please contact Special Collections at with the boxes you are interested in prior to your visit, and allow up to 1 week for delivery of materials.

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University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original creator.

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  • English

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Gift of Katy Sorenson, 2014

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The Good Government Initiative

Information about related materials is available at: University of Miami Libraries Florida Government Web Collection: .

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