Papers of Clara Dorothy Bewick Colby, 1882-1914.

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Colby, Clara Dorothy Bewick, 1846-1916. Papers of Clara Dorothy Bewick Colby, 1882-1914.

Papers of Clara Dorothy Bewick Colby, 1882-1914.

The collection consists primarily of letters and a few documents related to the activities of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, the attempt to pass a constitutional amendment legalizing woman suffrage, and the general philosophy of the suffragist movement. There is also a 333-page scrapbook containing clippings from the Woman's tribune from 1883-91. Significant persons represented in the collection include Susan B. Anthony, Olympia Brown, James Gowdy Clark, Isabella Beecher Hooker, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

237 pieces.2 boxes.2 bound volumes.

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Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 1822-1907

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Beecher was a suffragist and an advocate of women's rights. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007347 ...

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York in 1815. She organized the first Women's Rights Convention at Senecca Falls, New York, in 1848 and for more than fifty years thereafter was a crusader for women's rights, especially women's suffrage. She died in New York City in 1902....

Colby, Clara Dorothy Bewick, 1846-1916

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Clara Dorothy Bewick Colby was an early and active member of the woman suffrage movement. She served as president of the Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association and edited the influential feminist newspaper, Woman's tribune. In her later years she was active in the international suffrage movement and as a lecturer. From the description of Papers of Clara Dorothy Bewick Colby, 1882-1914. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288714 ...

Clark, James G. (James Gowdy), 1830-1897

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Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926

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Olympia Brown was a Universalist minister, the first American woman to be ordained by full denominational authority. From the description of Letter, 1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009828 From the description of Papers of Olympia Brown, 1899-1912 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 543378041 Universalist minister, the first American woman to be ordained by full denominational authority, Brown had parishes mainly in Massachusetts...

National American Woman Suffrage Association

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Formed in 1890 by the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. From the description of National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 bulk (1890-1930). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979907 The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political ...

Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...