Name and location of repository
Level of description
Katy Sorenson Papers
- 1993-2006 (Creation)
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
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.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
The collection is open for research.
This collection is kept in an off-campus storage facility. Please contact Special Collections at firstname.lastname@example.org with the boxes you are interested in prior to your visit, and allow up to 1 week for delivery of materials.
Conditions governing reproduction
University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original creator.
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Scripts of the material
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Katy Sorenson, 2014
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
The Good Government Initiative
Information about related materials is available at: University of Miami Libraries Florida Government Web Collection: https://archive-it.org/collections/6078 .
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Rules or conventions
Place access points
Name access points
- Sorenson, Katy (Subject)