Lutz, Alma

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Dates:
Active 1775
Active 1943

Biographical notes:

Lutz (1890-1973) was a member of the national council of the National Woman's Party, and literature chairman and contributing editor of Equal Rights, the NWP's official organ. She was also an active member of the Massachusetts Branch of the NWP. The primary goal of the NWP was passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. constitution; it also worked on otwomen's rights issues.

From the description of Papers, 1921-1961 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122506488

Lutz (1890-1973) pursued a career as a feminist, political activist, biographer, and historian. She graduated from Vassar in 1912.

From the description of Alma Lutz papers, 1912-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576545

From the description of Papers, 1912-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519362

Lutz (1890-1973) was a member of the national council of the National Woman's Party, and literature chairman and contributing editor of Equal Rights, the NWP's official organ. She was also an active member of the Massachusetts Branch of the NWP. The primary goal of the NWP was passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. constitution; it also worked on other women's rights issues.

From the description of Papers, 1927-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122506526

From the description of Papers, 1970. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122470929

Alma Lutz became involved in the woman's suffrage movement when she returned home to North Dakota after graduating from Vassar College (1912). For additional biographical information, see Who Was Who in America (1974-76).

From the description of Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, 1775-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006719

From the description of Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008796

From the description of Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists: Part 1 (Ad-Lip), 1775-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008797

"The Women of 1848," speech delivered by Alma Lutz in Rochester, New York, 1948

Alma Lutz was born in 1890. She graduated from Vassar College in 1912, and later received an Honorary degree from Russell Sage College. She was a writer and editor for the National Woman's Party from the 1920's to the 1940's, and published numerous articles on women's rights. Lutz authored several works on women leaders and women's history, including: Created Equal: A Biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1940); With Love, Jane: Letters From American Women on the War Front (1945); Susan B. Anthony: Rebel, Crusader, Humanitarian (1959); Emma Willard, Pioneer Educator of American Women (1964); and Crusade for Freedom: Women of the Anti-Slavery Movement (1968). She was part of historian Mary Beard's circle of women activists and scholars and served on the advisory board of the Schlesinger Library. She also served as a Trustee for the Zion Research Library for Bible Study and History of Christian Church and was a member of the Massachusetts Committee for the ERA (Equal Rights Amendment) in Massachusetts in the 1940s. Alma Lutz died on 31 August 1973.

From the guide to the Alma Lutz Papers MS 96., 1871-1974, 1920-1950, (Sophia Smith Collection)

Biographer; Editor; Historian.

Alma Lutz was born 1890; graduated Vassar College, 1912; was writer and editor for National Women's Party, 1920's-40's, publishing numerous articles on women's rights. Campaigned for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment; member of the Massachusetts Committee for the ERA. Author of several biographical works on women, and part of historian Mary Beard's circle of women scholars. She died in 1973.

From the description of Papers, 1871-1974 (bulk 1920-1950). (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 50119209



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Subjects:

  • Antislavery movements
  • Women's colleges
  • Women poets
  • Equal rights amendments
  • Women's rights--Congresses
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Women--Suffrage--Anniversaries, etc.
  • Women authors, English
  • Equal rights amendments--History--Sources
  • Feminism
  • Women in war
  • Women's rights
  • Women--Employment
  • World War, 1939-1945--War work
  • Voyages and travels
  • Women jurors
  • Women authors, American
  • Equal rights amendments--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Women--History--Study and teaching
  • Women's rights--United States--History--Sources
  • Minimum wage
  • Women--History
  • Women--Social conditions
  • Women's rights--History--Sources
  • Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Spiritualism
  • Women--Political activity
  • Temperance

Occupations:

  • Abolitionists.
  • Feminists.
  • Authors.
  • Lecturers.
  • Women historians.
  • Collectors.

Places:

  • Massachusetts--Northampton (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Northampton (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Poughkeepsie (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Cambridge (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Poughkeepsie (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Cambridge (as recorded)