Papers of Margaret Foley, 1847-1968 (inclusive), 1909-1929 (bulk)

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Foley, Margaret, 1875-1957. Papers, 1847-1968 (bulk: 1909-1929)

Papers of Margaret Foley, 1847-1968 (inclusive), 1909-1929 (bulk)

1847-1968 (inclusive), 1909-1929 (bulk)

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, speeches, etc., of suffragist Margaret Foley.

2 cartons; 3 folio, 2 folio+, 3 oversize, and 1 supersize folders

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