Jacobs, Sophia Yarnall, 1902-

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Civic worker and author, Jacobs attended Bryn Mawr, 1919-1921; wrote for women's magazines; served as secretary of the United Nations Council (later the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia), traveling to India and the Middle East under its auspices; ran unsuccessfully for the Philadelphia School Committee, 1949; served on the boards of the National Urban League, the New York Urban League, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Planned Parenthood of Philadelphia; and was president of the National Council of Women, 1960-1963. She married Reginald Robert Jacobs in 1921; they were divorced in 1937.

From the description of Papers, 1932-1975 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006684

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referencedIn Allen, Reginald,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Aug. 6, 1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn National Council of Women of the United States Records, 1888-1976 (Bulk: 1950-1965) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1884-1971 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971. Papers, 1884-1971 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Jacobs, Sophia Yarnall, 1902-. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1949-1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Jacobs, Sophia Yarnall, 1902-,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 21, 1977 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Newman, Pauline. Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Jacobs, Sophia Yarnall, 1902- ,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 5, 1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Drinker, Sophie Hutchinson, 1888-1968. Papers, 1911-1981 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977. The making of an orchestra : lecture, Feb. 4, 1963 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Jacobs, Sophia Yarnall, 1902-. Papers, 1932-1975 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Drinker, Sophie Hutchinson, 1888-1967. Additional papers, 1911-1983 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1900-1980 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1942-1981 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Additional papers, 1911-1983 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf National Council of Women of the United States Records, 1888-1976 (Bulk: 1950-1965) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Allen, Reginald, person
associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith American Woman's Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Daniel, Oliver, person
associatedWith Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971. person
associatedWith Drinker, Sophie Hutchinson, 1888-1968. person
associatedWith MAIDA (STEWART) SPRINGER KEMP, 1910- person
associatedWith National Council of Women of the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith National Urban League. corporateBody
associatedWith Newman, Pauline. person
associatedWith Pandit, Vijaya Lakshmi, 1900- person
associatedWith PAULINE NEWMAN, 1888-1986 person
associatedWith Planned Parenthood Association of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Sophie (Hutchinson) Drinker person
associatedWith Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977. person
associatedWith Urban League of Greater New York. corporateBody
associatedWith World Affairs Council. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
India
Middle East
United States
Pennsylvania--Turkey--Alaşehir
Africa
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Soviet Union
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
International cooperation
Civil rights
Voyages and travels
School elections
Occupation
Function

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Birth 1902

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