Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers 1814-1946 (bulk 1840-1902)


Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers, 1814-1946, (bulk 1840-1902)

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers 1814-1946 (bulk 1840-1902)

Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century social reform movements.

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