Papers, 1895?-1995


Papers, 1895?-1995

Papers, 1895?-1995

Memoir, interview transcripts, correspondence, unpublished writings, etc., of Eleanor Flexner, women's historian and author.

1 carton, 1/2 file box, 1 oversize folder, 1 oversize scrapbook

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O'Sullivan, Mary Kenney, 1864-1943 (person)

O'Sullivan, labor organizer, factory worker and inspector, became the first woman general organizer of the American Federation of Labor in 1892, was one of the founders of the National Women's Trade Union League in 1903, and was an inspector for the Massachusetts Board of Labor and Industries, 1914-1929. She was also active in the prohibition and women's suffrage movements, and in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. For further information see Notable American Women (1971). ...

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Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 (person)

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Dubois, Ellen Carol, 1947- (person)

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Jefferson School of Social Science (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Jefferson School of Social Science (1943-1956) was a Marxist adult education institute in New York City. Like its predecessor, the Workers School (1923-1943), it was associated with the Communist Party, USA. The school occupied a nine story building at 575 Sixth Avenue, offered hundreds of courses to as many as 5000 students each term, and published course-related pamphlets. Librarian Henry Black accumulated a 30,000 volume library, and compiled course-related bibliographies. Among the facul...

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Pollitzer, Anita, 1894-1975 (person)

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Shuler, Nettie Rogers, 1865-1939 (person)

Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993. (person)

Recorded in Stegner's home. From the description of Interview by John Milton : cassette audio tape, June 20, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398049 Robert Pepper taught in the English Department at San Jose State University. From the description of Typed letter signed to Robert D. Pepper, 1982 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83291245 Mormon school teacher and author. From the description of Letter, 1979. (Unknown). WorldCat re...

Flexner, Anne Crawford, 1874-1955 (person)

Merk, Lois Bannister. (person)

Lois Bannister Merk received her Ph.D. in history from Harvard University in 1956, with a dissertation on the woman's suffrage movement in Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1821-1951 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007600 ...

Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931 (person)

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Luscomb, Florence, 1887- (person)

Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Florence Luscomb, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321605 Florence Hope Luscomb, social and political activist, earned an S.B. in architecture (M.I.T., 1909), and worked as an architect until 1917, when she became executive secretary for the Boston Equal Suffrage Association. From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1904-...

Van Voris, Jacqueline (person)

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Eleanor Flexner, 1908- (person)

Author and historian Eleanor Flexner was born in New York City on October 4, 1908, the daughter of Abraham and Anne (Crawford) Flexner. Her father, a prominent author and education reformer, was instrumental in the founding of the Lincoln School at Teachers College of Columbia University in New York and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University; her mother, a playwright, was especially noted for her dramatization of Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch . EF attended Lincol...

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Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797. (person)

Mary Wollstonecraft, English writer and foundational thinker in feminist philosophy. Her Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is one of the earliest published works to argue for equal rights between the sexes. In March 1797 she married the philosopher and novelist William Godwin; she died September of that year after the birth of the future Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. From the guide to the Mary Wollstonecraft manuscript material : 49 items, 1773-1797, (The New York Public Libra...

Aptheker, Herbert, 1915- (person)

Lasser, Carol (person)

Troup, Augusta Lewis, 1848-1920 (person)