Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893

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Birth 1818-08-13
Death 1893-10-19
English

Biographical notes:

Lucy Stone, suffragist and abolitionist, kept her own name after her marriage to Henry Browne Blackwell in 1855. For additional information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1846-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008689

Lucy Stone, suffragist and abolitionist, kept her own name after her marriage to Henry Browne Blackwell in 1855. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Letters, 1850-1893 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007348

Born in West Brookfield, Mass., Aug.13,1818; grad. from Oberlin, 1847; began lecturing on woman's rights; became lecturer for the Mass. anti-slavery society, 1848 & traveled through U.S.& Canada; was instrumental in forming the American woman's suffrage association; became co-editor of "Woman's Journal", Boston, & then editor-in-chief, 1872; died in Dorchester, Mass. Oct. 18, 1893. (from Appleton - Date of death: Herringshaw) (blue index cards)

From the description of Lucy Stone papers, 1839-1972 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 502240609

American suffragist.

From the description of Letter to Mrs. Terhune [manuscript], , 1890 February 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817331

Lucy Stone (1818-1893) was and American feminist, abolitionist, and suffragist who founded the American Woman Suffrage Association in 1869.

  • 1818: Born in Brookfield, Massachusetts
  • 1847: Graduated from Oberlin College becoming the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree
  • 1848: Hired by the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society
  • 1850: Organized the first National Woman's Rights Convention
  • 1855: Married Henry Blackwell, but kept her maiden name
  • 1857: Gave birth to her only child, Alice Stone Blackwell
  • 1869: Founded the American Woman Suffrage Association
  • 1870: Started The Woman's Journal
  • 1890: Merged the American Woman Suffrage Association with the National Woman Suffrage Association to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • 1893: Died at her home in Dorchester, Massachusetts

From the guide to the Lucy Stone Letters, 1852-1893, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • Suffragists
  • American literature--Women authors
  • Slaves--Emancipation
  • Abolitionists
  • Fund raising
  • Women's rights
  • Activism and social reform
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Suffrage
  • Suffragists--United States
  • Motherhood
  • Abolitionists--United States
  • Voter registration
  • Names--Personal
  • Feminists--United States
  • Letterhead
  • Social reformers--United States

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  • Feminists
  • Suffragists
  • Lecturers
  • Social reformers

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)