Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927

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Victoria C. Woodhull was a woman's rights pioneer who achieved notoriety on many fronts in Gilded Age America. She founded (with her sister Tennessee Claflin) a Wall Street brokerage, with the support and advice of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Woodhull used profits to publish Woodhull & Claflin Weekly, advocating female suffrage, free love, and other progressive causes. Later she addressed House committee on suffrage, and exposed the Beecher-Tilton scandal, implicating celebrated minister Henry Ward Beecher in adultery. Woodhall was nominated for president in 1872 by the Equal Rights Party and went on to lecture widely on convtroversial subjects.

From the description of Victoria Woodhull-Martin papers, 1870-1962 (bulk 1870-1900). (Southern Illinois University). WorldCat record id: 318984186

Woodhull was a reformer and candidate for president of the United States.

From the description of Letter, 1873. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007356

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referencedIn Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876. Papers, 1843-1890. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. Papers, ca. 1849-1963 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Benjamin R. Tucker papers, 1860s-1970s, 1870s-1930s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927. Photographic portrait, carte de visite. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Papers, ca. 1849-1963 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927. Letter, 1873. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Labor related tape recordings, 1960-1969. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Marriott, Katheryn. Mrs. Victoria Woodhull - re-Women's suffrage. Marquette County Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1973 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876. Paulina Wright Davis papers, 1843-1890. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Gerrit Smith Papers, 1762-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Biography Collection MS 393., 1771-1995, 1920-1970 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Horton, Geralyn. Spirit and flesh : the life of Victoria Woodhull / by G.L. Horton. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927,. Autograph letter signed from [Victoria] Woodhull & [Tennessee] Claflin, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1873 April 11. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Papers of Francis Ellingwood Abbot, 1841-1904. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Schiffer, Clara Goldberg,. Collection, 1839-1994 (inclusive), 1851-1890 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Mildred Stock Research collection, 1940-1975 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Blood, James Harvey, 1833-1885. James H. Blood letter to "friend," 1871. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Biography collection, 1771-1995 (bulk 1920s-70s). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Marberry, M. Marion, 1908-. Papers, 1892-1967 (1935-1967). University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn Stock, Mildred. Mildred Stock Research collection, 1940-1975. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Collection, 1839, 1851-1890, 1994 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn J. S. Bliss Correspondence, 1867-1882 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927. Victoria Woodhull-Martin papers, 1870-1962 (bulk 1870-1900). Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn Boyd, Crosby Noyes, 1903-. Crosby Noyes Boyd autograph collection, 1791-1908. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ashley W. Cole Letters, 1882-1916 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Victoria C. Woodhull. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
creatorOf Meredith, George, 1828-1909. [Letter : 18]98 April 29, Dorking [Surrey, Eng. to] Victoria Martin. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Candidates for public office campaign materials, 1966-1976 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927. Victoria Woodhull Martin papers 1883-1927 [microform]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Morris, James, collector. Labor related tape recordings, 1960-1969. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.
referencedIn Blackwell family. Papers, 1842-1945 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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referencedIn Wild Women of History.
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associatedWith Abbot, Francis Ellingwood, 1836-1903 person
correspondedWith Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 person
associatedWith Blackwell family. family
associatedWith Bliss, J. S. person
associatedWith Blood, James Harvey, 1833-1885. person
associatedWith Boston Public Library. Special Collections. corporateBody
correspondedWith Boyd, Crosby Noyes, 1903- person
associatedWith Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926. person
associatedWith CLARA (GOLDBERG) SCHIFFER person
associatedWith Cole, Ashley W. person
correspondedWith Cook, Tennessee Claflin, Lady, 1845-1923 person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
correspondedWith Davis, Paulina W. (Paulina Wright), 1813-1876 person
correspondedWith GRACE ELLERY (CHANNING) STETSON, 1862-1937 person
associatedWith Horton, Geralyn. person
correspondedWith Jerome, Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka), 1859-1927 person
correspondedWith Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889 person
associatedWith Marberry, M. Marion, 1908- person
associatedWith Marriott, Katheryn. person
correspondedWith Martin, John Biddulp, 1841-1897 person
associatedWith Meredith, George, 1828-1909. person
associatedWith Morris, James. person
associatedWith OLYMPIA BROWN, 1835-1926 person
associatedWith Schiffer, Clara Goldberg, person
associatedWith Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874 person
correspondedWith Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 person
associatedWith Stock, Mildred. person
associatedWith Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907. person
associatedWith Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939 person
correspondedWith Woodhull, Zula Maud corporateBody
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Feminists--United States
Suffragists--United States
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Occultism
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Birth 1838-09-23

Death 1927-06-09

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