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Katy Sorenson papers


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Florida Government Web Collection - Good Government Initiative

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Katy Sorenson papers, 1993-2006 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Steve Hersh and Kriti Sood

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Title: Katy Sorenson papers, 1993-2006Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0199

Extent: 27.0 Boxes. More info below.

Languages: English

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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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Florida - Politics and Government

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Alternate Extent Statement: 16 linear feet

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research. NOTE: This collection was moved off-campus in June 2017. To access this collection, please send an e-mail to one week prior to your visit.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Katy Sorenson, 2014

Related Materials: The Good Government Initiative For more information please see

Preferred Citation: Katy Sorenson Papers, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Processed by Steve Hersh and Kriti Sood, under the supervision of Beatrice Skokan, Manuscripts Librarian.

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Six campaign posters from Katy Sorenson's campaign.

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