Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959

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American author who wrote poetry, short fiction, novels, essays; interested in many social issues including socialism, pacifism,and working conditions of laborers.

From the description of Letters of Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn [manuscript], 1915-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874776

Cleghorn was an author and poet.

From the description of Papers, 1936-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007193

Quaker author, reformer, and pacifist of Manchester, Vermont and Philadelphia, Pa.

Born in Norfolk, Va. in 1876, Sarah Cleghorn spent her early life in Wisconsin and Minnesota. She was educated at a seminary in Vermont, and spent a year at Radcliffe as a special student. Throughout her life she was active in a number of reform movements, viz. peace, anti-vivisection, women suffrage, anti-lynching, prison reform, and opposition to child labor. She joined the Socialist party at the age of 35. At the time of her death, she was a member of Chestnut Hill (Pa.) Monthly Meeting.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1955. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 28141803

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creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Autograph letter signed Sarah Cleghorn to: "My Dear Miss Manwaring" June 15, 1942. Wellesley College
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Letters of Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn [manuscript], 1915-1938. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn letter to Richard Braun, 1944 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Broomell, Anna Pettit. Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers, 1876-1967 Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
creatorOf Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955. Collection, 1905-1955. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn John L. Spivak Papers TXRC93-A6., 1929-1948 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Autograph letter signed Sarah Cleghorn to: "My Dear Miss Manwaring" January 5, 1940. Wellesley College
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Papers, 1936-1945 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Frank, Adelaide Schulkind. Papers, 1925-1972 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf League of Vermont Writers. League of Vermont Writers papers, 1928-1942. Vermont Historical Society
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library
referencedIn Ryan, Agnes, 1878-1954. Papers, 1904-1955 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915. Letters by Elbert Hubbard, 1896-1924. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. Papers pertaining to "The Enchanted Years" [manuscript], 1919-1922. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Papers, 1847-1933 Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Autograph letter signed Sarah Cleghorn to: "My Dear Miss Manwaring" April 27, 1940. Wellesley College
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Autograph letter signed Sarah Cleghorn to: "My Dear Miss Manwaring" October 23, 1937. Wellesley College
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Papers, 1910-1955. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series II, 1894-1948 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Milholland, Inez, 1886-1916. Papers, 1906-1916 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Van Waters, Miriam, 1887-1974. Papers, 1861-1971 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers, 1874-1945 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Autograph letter signed Sarah Cleghorn to: "My Dear Miss Manwaring" April 16, 1941. Wellesley College
referencedIn Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958. Papers of Dorothy Canfield Fisher, 1906-1958. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Lucien Price correspondence and compositions, 1908-1960. Houghton Library
creatorOf Microfilm copy of New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records, 1917-1919 Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1972 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Wheelwright, John, 1897-1940. Papers, 1920-1940, Part II (Bullock-Levine). Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn Collection, 1938, n.d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Harris, Elizabeth Merwin Page, 1889-1969. Elizabeth Page Harris papers, 1808-1978 (inclusive), 1907-1969 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Letter, 1946, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers, 1897-1930 Houghton Library
referencedIn Elizabeth Page Harris papers, 1808-1978 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
creatorOf Spivak, John Louis, 1897- . Papers, 1929-1948 (bulk 1929-1933). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Letter, 1919 Nov. 14, Katonah, N.Y., to Harold G. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Papers, 1906-1916 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959. Autograph letter signed Sarah Cleghorn to: "My Dear Miss Manwaring" Wellesley College
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associatedWith Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960, person
associatedWith Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961. person
associatedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977 person
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correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
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associatedWith Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. person
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associatedWith Frank, Adelaide Schulkind. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
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associatedWith Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955. person
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associatedWith Spivak, John Louis, 1897- . person
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associatedWith Wheelwright, John, 1897-1940. person
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Pennsylvania
New Republic
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Vivisection
World War, 1914-1918
Suffrage
American poetry
Women authors
Conscientious objectors
Friendship
Lynching
Peace
Prison reformers
Quakers
Quaker women
Socialists
Social reformers
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Birth 1876

Death 1959

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