Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960

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Politician, political activist, and wife of Gifford Pinchot, conservationist and governor of Pennsylvania. Born Cornelia Elizabeth Bryce.

From the description of Cornelia Bryce Pinchot papers, 1899-1960 (bulk 1918-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981918

In 1923 Pinchot proposed a conference on "Civil Disabilities of Women" to be sponsored by the American Academy of Political and Social Science, to debate the Equal Rights Amendment.

From the description of Papers, 1923-1926 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007125

Biographical Note

  • 1881, Aug. 26: Born, Newport, R.I.
  • 1914: Married Gifford Pinchot (died 1946)
  • 1915: Birth of only child, Gifford Bryce Pinchot
  • 1923 - 1927 : Wife of the governor of Pennsylvania
  • 1923: Advocated enforcement of Volstead Act prohibiting sale of liquor
  • 1928: Ran unsuccessfully for Congress
  • 1931 - 1935 : Husband's second term as governor of Pennsylvania
  • 1932: Ran unsuccessfully for Congress
  • 1934: Walked the picket line in support of striking laundry and garment workers, New York, N.Y. Sought governorship of Pennsylvania as an independent; later withdrew
  • 1949: Delegate, United Nations Conference on the Conservation and Utilization of Resources, Lake Success, N. Y.
  • 1960, Sept. 9: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Cornelia Bryce Pinchot Papers, 1899-1960, (bulk 1918-1947), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960. Cornelia Bryce Pinchot papers, 1899-1960 (bulk 1918-1947). Library of Congress
referencedIn Gould, Lewis L. Gubernatorial spouses collection, 1908-1971. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Wiley, John C. (John Cooper), 1893-1967. Papers, 1898-1967. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Roberts, Margaret Stevenson, 1872-1952. Papers, 1896-1956 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Jones, W. Hugh. Papers of W. Hugh Jones, 1914-1945. Library of Congress
referencedIn Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. Papers: Series III-IV, 1900-1972 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1864-1947. John O'Hara Cosgrave papers [manuscript], [1906?] 1907, 1910, undated. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Whitehouse, Vira Boarman, 1875-1957. Papers, 1889-1957 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969. Arthur Upham Pope papers, 1921-1951. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn La Follette family papers, 1781-1988 (bulk: 1910-1953) Library of Congress
creatorOf Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Papers, 1889-1957, n.d. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn La Follette family papers (continuation record), 1781-1988 (bulk 1910-1953). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960. Papers, 1923-1926 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. Papers, 1833-1975 (bulk: 1884-1972) Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Arthur Upham Pope papers, 1921-1951 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Roberts, Margaret Stevenson, 1872-1952. Papers, 1896-1956 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Bussel, Robert, 1951-. Robert Bussel labor broadcast records collection, circa 1949. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn LaFollette Family Papers, 1781-1988, (bulk 1900-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949. Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Cornelia Bryce Pinchot Papers, 1899-1960, (bulk 1918-1947) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1864-1947. person
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associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Jones, W. Hugh. person
associatedWith King, Clyde L. (Clyde Lyndon), 1879-1937. person
correspondedWith LaFollette family family
associatedWith League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith Margaret Stephenson Roberts, d. 1952 person
associatedWith Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894-1988. person
associatedWith Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. person
associatedWith Morgan, Ruth. person
associatedWith National Woman's Party. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women's Trade Union League of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Patterson, Ernest Minor, 1879-1969. person
associatedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969. person
associatedWith Read, Elizabeth F. person
associatedWith Roberts, Margaret Stephenson, d.1952. person
associatedWith Rowe, Leo S., 1871- person
associatedWith Sherwin, Belle, 1868-1955. person
associatedWith Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949. person
associatedWith Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935. person
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associatedWith Whitehouse, Vira Boarman, 1875-1957. person
associatedWith Wiley, John C. (John Cooper), 1893-1967. person
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United States
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
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Children
Children
Equal rights amendments
Gardening
Gardening
Labor movement
Labor movement
Women
Women
Women
Women
Women
Women labor union members
Women labor union members
Women political candidates
Women political candidates
Occupation
Governors' spouses
Politicians
Suffragists
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Birth 1881

Death 1960

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