Papers of Grace A. Johnson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952


Johnson, Grace A. (Grace Allen), 1871-1952. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952

Papers of Grace A. Johnson in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1840-1952


Correspondence, speeches, writings, etc., of Grace A. Johnson, educator, suffragist, civic reformer, and internationalist. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

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Kalijarvi, Thorsten V. (Thorsten Valentine), 1897- (person)

De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955 (person)

Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer. From the guide to the William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection, circa 1913-1940, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion ...

Mather, Kirtley F. (Kirtley Fletcher), 1888-1978 (person)

Geologist. Taught at Harvard University. From the description of Papers, 1943-1946 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52247418 Kirtley F. Mather was a professor of geology at Harvard University and Radcliffe College from 1924 to 1954. He also served as chairman of the geology department and director of the Harvard Summer School. From the description of Student papers, 1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009654 ...

White, Mrs. True Worthy (person)

Marsh, David L. (person)

Wheelock, Lucy. (person)

Marks, Josephine Peabody (person)

Leonard, Gertrude Halladay, 1868-1919. (person)

Gurney, Claire Hubbard, 1861- (person)

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950 (person)

Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Lawrence, David (person)

Massachusetts Citizens Committee on the World Court. (corporateBody)

League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (corporateBody)

The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920 during the National American Suffrage Association convention, just months before the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution gave women the right to vote. Many founding delegates were from Massachusetts, and participated in local suffrage organizations. These suffrage groups promptly reformed as League chapters. Originally incorporated in 1893, the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association dissolved and regrouped in May 1...

White, William Allen, 1868-1944 (person)

American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...

Haertlein, Albert, 1895-1960. (person)

Haertlein graduated from Harvard in 1916 and taught civil engineering at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Albert Haertlein, 1920-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973053 ...

Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974 (person)

Jewish American philosopher and author; friend and pupil of William James. From the description of H.M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter, 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76924359 From the description of H. M. Kallen letter to [Harry?] Salpeter [manuscript], 1918 November 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999274 Philosopher and educator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) and autograph ...

Fuller, Alvan T. (Alvan Tufts), 1878-1958 (person)

Women's Art Society of Montreal (corporateBody)

Paine, George L. (person)

Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 (person)

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 (person)

American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Whitehouse, Florence (person)

Stanford, Neal A. (person)

Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 (person)

Choate, Robert Burnett, 1898-1963. (person)

League of Women Voters of Cambridge. (corporateBody)

The Cambridge Political Equality Association was organized in February 1896 by women who believed "that the exercise of the suffrage on the part of the women citizens is not only just but will promote a better civic life, the true development of the home, and the welfare of the family...." Association records for the years 1896 to 1916 are in: the Schlesinger Library's Woman's Rights Collection (folders 1070-1081af, volumes 106-110); the Grace A. Johnson papers in the Woman's Rights Collection (...

Cronkhite, Bernice Brown (person)

Bernice Brown Cronkhite attended Radcliffe College (A.B. 1916, A.M. 1918, Ph.D. 1920). She was graduate dean of Radcliffe College from 1934 to 1959, and also served as vice-president from 1923 to 1960. From the description of Papers, 1957-1959 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009788 College administrator. Educated at Radcliffe (A.B. 1916; A.M. 1918; Ph.D. 1920); spent post-graduate year in Belgium working on international law; established training sc...

Moors, John F. (person)

Woodrow Wilson foundation (corporateBody)

Founded in New York in 1921 or 1922, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation endowed permanent awards for distinguished public service. Franklin D. Roosevelt served as Chairman of the National Committee. In time, a memorial library was also established at the Woodrow Wilson House at 45 E. 65th St., New York City. In 1950, the Foundation transferred the Library to the United Nations. From the description of Collection, 1922-1957, 1940-1949. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat recor...

Nutter, George Read, 1863-1937. (person)

Spencer, Edna Lawrence (person)

Massachusetts Single Tax League (corporateBody)

Duncan, Robert F. (person)

Duncan was stationed at Fort Eustis, VA in 1942-43, Sicily, Italy, and south and central France. From the description of The Robert F. Duncan papers, ca. 1921-ca. 1960. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 46712728 ...

Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 (person)

Anna Howard Shaw (February 14, 1847 – July 2, 1919) was a leader of the women's suffrage movement in the United States. She was also a physician and one of the first ordained female Methodist ministers in the United States. Born in northern England in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1847, her family left England and immigrated to the United States. In their new country, the Shaws made several moves. After settling in the bustling port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, they uprooted again, this time ...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 (person)

Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 (person)

Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) was born into a prominent Boston family in 1850. Through his mother’s family, the Cabots, Lodge traced his lineage back to the 17th century, with one great-grandfather a leading Federalist during the Revolutionary period. Growing up in both an intellectual and privileged household, "Cabot" took naturally to academic subjects, particularly history and literature. Beyond his early devotion to scholarly pursuits, Lodge also enjoyed numerous sports and the great outdoor...

League of Nations Association (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The American Association for International Cooperation and the League of Nations Non-Partisan Committee merged on January 10, 1923 to become the League of Nations Non-Partisan Association. This name was shortened in 1929 to become the League of Nations Association. The organization was inactive during World War II. After the war, it was revived as the United Nations Association. From the description of League of Nations Association (U.S.) collected records, 1916, 1922-1945. (Swarthmo...

Parker, Lois D. (person)

National Council for Adult Civic Education. (corporateBody)

Walsh, David I. (David Ignatius), 1872-1947 (person)

Fassett, Edith (person)

Holmes, Alice Marion (person)

Progressive Party National Convention, 1912, Chicago, I11. (corporateBody)

Birdsall, Clara E. (person)

Thomas, Frances A. (person)

Crocker, Courtenay (person)

McDonald, James G. (James Grover), 1886-1964 (person)

Epithet: High Commissioner for Refugees British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000390 James Grover McDonald was born on November 29, 1886 in Coldwater, Ohio. His parents, Kenneth and Anna Dietrich McDonald, operated a hotel, and the family's five children worked alongside their parents. The family later moved to Albany, Indiana, to operate a second hotel, and there McDonald met Ruth Stafford, who...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (corporateBody)

WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...

Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972 (person)

Diplomat. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Bowes Sayre : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725093 Diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers of Francis Bowes Sayre, 1861-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060652 Biographical Note 1885, Apr. 30 Born, South Bethleh...

Luce, Robert, 1862-1946 (person)

Robert Luce was a Republican Congressman from Massachusetts (1919-1935, 1937-1941). Minot, Kendall and Company was a Boston investment firm. From the description of Correspondence with Waldo S. Kendall of Minot, Kendall and Company, 1928-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269594014 ...

Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 (person)

Clark Mell Eichelberger (1896-1980) was a lecturer on national and international affairs with the Radcliffe Chautauqua System from 1922 to 1928. He was appointed director of the mid-West office of the League of Nations Association in 1928 and became director of the national organization in 1934. The name of the organization was changed to the American Association of the United Nations (A.A.U.N.) in 1945 and Eichelberger continued to serve as executive director until 1964. When the A.A.U.N. was m...

League of Women Voters of Boston (corporateBody)

Beginning in the late 1960s, the League of Women Voters of Boston had a Boston Harbor Committee that was concerned with the pollution of the harbor and other neighboring waterways. From the description of Records, 1967-1981 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008804 A non-partisan organization committed to opening government to all of Boston's citizens, the League of Women Voters of Boston strives for a representative system of government that is accoun...

American Woman's Republic. (corporateBody)

The American Woman's League was formed in 1908 in University City, St. Louis, Missouri, by E.G. Lewis, a St. Louis publisher, as a subscription-gathering agency for his publications. By 1910, under the umbrella of the American Woman's Republic, it had social, educational, and cultural programs which promoted women's "mutual advantage protection and advancement," training for government administration and organization for suffrage, and licensing manufacturers of quality goods which offered rebate...

McArtney, Janet E. (person)

Peabody, Lucy (McGill) Waterbury, 1861-1949. (person)

Simpson, Clifford O. (person)

Morgan, Ann (person)

Garrity, Helen B. (person)

Holt, Hamilton (person)

Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961 (person)

Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt was born in Rochester, New York, on December 17, 1874, and died in Wilberforce, Ohio, on April 4, 1961. Kitchelt's activities included work as a social worker, settlement house worker, and suffragette organizer in New York, and as a peace activist in Connecticut. From the description of Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt papers, 1909-1947 (inclusive), 1924-1941 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165663 Social worker, suffragist, and social...

United Nations Association (corporateBody)

The United Nations Association came into being in 1948 with the help of money from the League of Nations Union which carried on as a parallel organisation. After the demises of the League of Nations Union the UNA took over many of its functions and staff. The UNA describes itself as a 'critical fan club of the United Nations' and has always reflected the concerns of the United Nations. It began by focussing on the issues of world peace and the danger of war through hunger and whilst...

Hansl, Eva Elise vom Baur, 1889-1978. (person)

Hansl (1889-1978) was program supervisor for the 1939-1940 radio series "Women in the Making of America," which was broadcast in cooperation with the WPA's Federal Theatre Radio Division, and for "Gallant American Women, " broadcast in cooperation with the U.S. Office of Education. From the description of Papers, 1939-1954 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006625 ...

Cambridge Political Equality Association. (corporateBody)

The Cambridge Political Equality Association was founded in 1896 "to extend study and discussion with a view to securing political equality for American citizens." In 1901, CPEA affiliated with the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association; it was probably the forerunner of the Cambridge League of Woman Voters. From the description of Records in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1896-1926 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008750 ...

International Council of Women. (corporateBody)

International Council of Women (ICW) founded in Washington, D.C., in 1888, as an international federation of national women's organizations. Later affiliated with the United Nations with headquarters in Paris. From the description of International Council of Women records, 1931-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981886 The International Council of Women, founded in 1888, is one of the pioneer women's international organizations. From the outset its aim was to form a Nati...

Bird, Anna Child, 1856-1942. (person)

Weeks, John W. (John Wingate), 1860-1926 (person)

John Wingate Weeks (April 11, 1860-July 12, 1926) was an American politician in the Republican Party. He served as a United States Representative for Massachusetts from 1905 to 1913, as a United States Senator from 1913 to 1919, and as Secretary of War from 1921 to 1925. Weeks was born and raised in Lancaster, New Hampshire. He received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1881, and served two years in the United States Navy. Weeks made a fortune in banking during the...

Progressive Party (Founded 1912). National Convention, 1st, Chicago, 1912. (corporateBody)

Ames, Blanche (person)

Blanche Ames (1878-1969, Smith College Class of 1899) married Oakes Ames in 1901. Oakes Ames (1874-1950, Harvard University Class of 1898) was a botanist, professor at Harvard and head of Harvard's Botanical Museum. Blanche became his chief illustrator for his extensive work in the classification of orchids. Blanche was an accomplished artist, historian, inventor and champion of woman's suffrage and birth control. From the description of [Christmas cards], 1939-1950 / Blanche Ames, O...

League of Nations (corporateBody)

Parker, Louise M. (Louise Merritt), 1868-1954 (person)

Progressive Party (1912) (corporateBody)

Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 (person)

Mary Emma Woolley, college professor and President of Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1937, was born on July 13, 1863 in South Norwalk, Connecticut to Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational minister, and Mary August Ferris Woolley, a schoolteacher. She attended Mrs. Fannie Augur's school in Meriden, Connecticut until her family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1871, when she enrolled in Providence High School. In 1882 she began attending Wheaton Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, graduating i...

Smith, Lillian H. (Lillian Helena), dz. 1887 (person)

Lewis, David J. (David John), 1869-1952 (person)

Lawyer, member of U.S. Tariff Commission, and U.S. Representative from Maryland. From the description of Papers, 1905-1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19932360 ...

Garland School of Homemaking. (corporateBody)

Gorham, Kate Foster, 1860- (person)