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Enid Avent collection of Townsend Plan records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 110


Collection represents the files of the Van Nuys chapter of the California State Townsend Plan organization and includes selected letters from members of Congress, Townsend Plan publications, conference packets, and minutes, 1963-1977.


  • 1961-1977


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Avent served as Second Vice President of the California State Townsend Plan organization and Secretary of the Van Nuys chapter.


1.5 linear feet

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Other collections relating to the Townsend Plan/Club and Francil E. Townsend at Special Collections and University Archives include:

Townsend National Recovery Plan, Inc. records, Bx 115; Townsend National Recovery Plan, District 13, Ohio, Bx 154; Townsend Club No. 1 Albany, Or. records, Bx 134; Edna McFarland collection of Townsend Plan records, Coll 109; Earl Tifft photographs of Francis Townsend, PH260; Francis E. Townsend papers, SFM 208.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Guide to the Enid Avent Collection of Townsend Plan Records
Preliminary Description
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA