National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 (inclusive), 1890-1930 (bulk), [microform].

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National American Woman Suffrage Association. National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 (inclusive), 1890-1930 (bulk), [microform].

National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 (inclusive), 1890-1930 (bulk), [microform].

The records include correspondence, subject files, printed matter, and scrapbooks. Most of the correspondents are women and many of the leaders in the woman's rights movement are represented. The subject file includes biographical information on some of the principal suffrage workers, a collection of antisuffrage literature, progress reports from state and local suffrage organizations, and material on the official organ of the Association, the Woman's Journal. A series of indexed scrapbooks, prepared by Ida Porter Boyer, document activities in the woman's rights movement as reported in the nations newspapers and periodicals during the years 1893-1912.

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