Gage, Matilda Joslyn, 1826-1898

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Birth 1826-03-24
Death 1898-03-18

Biographical notes:

Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage, women's rights advocate, was born in Cicero, N.Y., the only child of Hezekiah and Helen Leslie Joslyn. In 1845 she married Henry H. Gage, a merchant; they had four children, Helen Leslie, Thomas Clarkson, Julie L., and Maud. Matilda Jewell Gage was the daughter of Thomas Clarkson Gage. Matilda Joslyn Gage served as president of the National Woman Suffrage and the New York State Woman Suffrage associations. She also edited the NWSA's periodical, National Citizen and Ballot Box, and, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, produced the first three volumes of the History of Woman Suffrage. Gage died in Chicago on March 18, 1898. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1840-1974 (inclusive) [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006607

Matilda Joslyn Gage was a suffragist and women's rights advocate. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Scrapbooks, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007651

From the description of Scrapbooks, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 19332625

Womans suffrage leader.

Mrs. Gage first appeared on a suffrage platform at the second woman's rights convention held in Syracuse in 1852. After that, Mrs. Gage accepted speaking engagements and lectured on woman's rights and abolition. In 1872 Mrs. Gage was president of the National Woman Suffrage Association. In 1878 she organized the Woman's National Liberal Union and in 1888 helped organize the International Council of Women. She was editor of the The National Citizen and Ballot Box, a suffrage newspaper, from 1878-1881.

From the description of Papers, 1870-1970 [microform]. (South Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 37768138

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  • Women--Legal status, laws, etc
  • Spiritualism
  • Marriage
  • Phrenology
  • Religion--History--19th century
  • Fathers and sons
  • School children
  • Finance, Personal
  • Mothers and sons
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Women's rights
  • Death
  • Theosophy
  • Suffrage
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Astrology
  • Health--History--19th century

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  • South Dakota (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)