Autograph Letter Collection: Emancipation of Women, British Commonwealth and United States of America 1876-1951
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Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman (1860-1935) was the leading public intellectual of the women’s movement in the early 20th century. Born into the prestigious Beecher family, she struggled through a lonely childhood and disastrous marriage, which caused a nervous breakdown. Her mental health returned once she separated from her husband; she later gave him custody of their young daughter, and he had a happy second marriage to one of her close friends. She moved to California, and threw herself int...
Member for Darwin, Tas. in Federal Parliament, 1943-1951; Vice President of the Executive Council, 1949-1951; member of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1951-1952; created a Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire in 1937; wife of J.A. Lyons, Prime Minister between 1932 and 1939. From the description of Papers of Dame Enid Muriel Lyons [manuscript]. 1931-1974. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826767 ...
Quaker, lawyer, and lifelong activist for women's rights, Alice Paul was educated at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania, where her doctoral dissertation was on the legal status of women in Pennsylvania. She later earned law degrees from Washington College of Law and American University. Paul also studied economics and sociology at the universities of London and Birmingham and worked at a number of British social settlements (1907-1910). While in England she wa...
Kitty Marion (1871-1944), born Katharina Schafer in Germany, was an actress and activist in the British suffragette and American birth control movements. She died a naturalized U.S. citizen in New York City. From the description of Kitty Marion papers, 1908-1939, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 79427327 Suffragist. From the description of Memorial of Kitty Marion, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454124 Kitty Mar...