Biographical Note

Arrangement

Scope and Content

Physical/Technical Access

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Acquisition Info

Processing Info

Inventory

International issues and 1996 congressional campaign undated

Human rights activities and issues undated

Videos, photos, miscellaneous legislative files undated

Alonzo G. Suson (Veloria’s husband) undated

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) organizing materials, Nevada undated

Trafficking undated

Asian-American affairs undated

Miscellaneous materials related to human trafficking and other Pacific/Asian region issues undated

Washington State Philippine trade mission undated

Photos, appointment books undated

Rainbow Coalition 1998

Presidential campaign buttons 1998

Slides of Philippine trip undated

Seattle Goodwill Games undated

Contact sheets of Veloria undated

House of Representatives 2001-2004

Committee and task force briefing notebooks and binders undated

Miscellaneous files undated

News clippings undated

VHS tape – interview with Veloria 1994

Campaign materials 1992

Campaign materials 1996

Campaign and legislative files 1992-1994

Miscellaneous videos and cassettes undated

Miscellaneous files on Pacific/Asian region issues undated

Trafficking undated

File from "Portable X-ray and Ultrasound" 2005

Photos 1999-2000

Clippings undated

Miscellaneous including World Trade Organization (WTO) and economic development undated

Trafficking undated

Miscellaneous files and videos undated

Position papers undated

Campaign materials 1994

Printed materials related to health care and other issues undated

House of Representatives files 1995-2002

World Trade Organization (WTO) files undated

Campaign materials 1992, 1996, 1998

World Trade Organization (WTO) tapes undated

Veloria on tape undated

News clippings undated

Legislative Boundaries Map, Washington's 11th District 2002

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Velma Veloria Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 5588
Accession No.: 5588-001
Creator: Veloria, Velma, 1950-, creator
Title: Velma Veloria papers
Date Span: 1988-2002
Quantity: 17.17 cubic feet (18 boxes)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Community activist and Washington State Legislator (1992-2004).

An immigrant from the Philippines, Veloria was the first Filipina elected to state legislature in the continental United States, serving six terms as a Washington State Representative (11th District) from 1992-2004. During her tenure she was involved with issues such as human rights, health care, ecomonic development, and co-authored legislation to combat human trafficking and require oversight of international trade agreements. Veloria served as a member of the Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP), or Union of Democratic Filipinos. Her husband is Alonzo Suson, community and labor activist.

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content

Clippings, correspondence, printed materials, publications, address books, appointment books, photographs, VHS tapes, slides, legislative files, and ephemera relating to her campaigns for public office and community activism. Includes materials related to trafficking of women and children, Asian-American affairs, trade missions, the WTO, and issues of global economic justice.

Physical/Technical Access

Records are stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info

Donor: Velma Veloria, May 19, 2006.

Processing Info

Processed by Sarah Caldwell; processing completed in 2011.


Inventory

  
BoxDate
1International issues and 1996 congressional campaignundated
  
1Human rights activities and issuesundated
  
1Videos, photos, miscellaneous legislative filesundated
  
2Alonzo G. Suson (Veloria’s husband)undated
  
2Service Employees International Union (SEIU) organizing materials, Nevadaundated
  
3Traffickingundated
  
3Asian-American affairsundated
  
3Miscellaneous materials related to human trafficking and other Pacific/Asian region issuesundated
  
4Washington State Philippine trade missionundated
  
4Photos, appointment booksundated
  
5 Rainbow Coalition1998
  
5 Presidential campaign buttons1998
  
5Slides of Philippine tripundated
  
5Seattle Goodwill Gamesundated
  
5Contact sheets of Veloriaundated
  
6 House of Representatives2001-2004
  
6Committee and task force briefing notebooks and bindersundated
  
6Miscellaneous filesundated
  
6News clippingsundated
  
6VHS tape – interview with Veloria1994
  
7 Campaign materials1992
  
8 Campaign materials1996
  
9 Campaign and legislative files1992-1994
  
10Miscellaneous videos and cassettesundated
  
11Miscellaneous files on Pacific/Asian region issuesundated
  
12Traffickingundated
  
12File from "Portable X-ray and Ultrasound"2005
  
12Photos1999-2000
  
13Clippingsundated
  
14Miscellaneous including World Trade Organization (WTO) and economic developmentundated
  
14Traffickingundated
  
14Miscellaneous files and videosundated
  
15Position papersundated
  
15Campaign materials1994
  
15Printed materials related to health care and other issuesundated
  
16House of Representatives files1995-2002
  
16World Trade Organization (WTO) filesundated
  
17Campaign materials1992, 1996, 1998
  
17World Trade Organization (WTO) tapesundated
  
17Veloria on tapeundated
  
17News clippingsundated
  
18Legislative Boundaries Map, Washington's 11th District    OVERSIZE2002

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Veloria, Velma, 1950---Archives.
Last modified: September 16, 2011
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