Chapman Family Papers, 1808-1983.
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Caroline F. Putnam was born in Massachusetts on July 29, 1826, and entered Oberlin College in 1848. There, she became involved in the abolitionist movement and met Sallie Holley (1818-1893), a fellow abolitionist who became Putnam's lifelong friend. After their graduation, the two women traveled around the northern United States to raise support for abolitionism, and both grew interested in the welfare of freed slaves during the early years of the Civil War. In 1868, Putnam opened the Holley Sch...
Mary Loines was active in the suffrage movement beginning in 1869, when she served as secretary of the newly-founded Brooklyn Equal Rights Association as a delegate from Brooklyn. She chaired the Committee on Legislation of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association, 1899-1905, was president of the Brooklyn Woman Suffrage Association from 1899 until its dissolution in 1918, and attended the organizational meeting of the League of Women Voters. She was also a founder of the Consumers' League o...
Harriet Taylor Upton was an Ohio suffragist, one of seven women on, and vice chair of, the Republican Advisory Committee under President Warren G. Harding, 1922. She was auditor and treasurer of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Daughter of Ezra B. Taylor and Harriet Frazer of Ravenna, Ohio, she married George Upton (d. 1923). She published the book, Our early presidents, their wives and children. From the description of Random recollections of Harriet Taylor Upton, c...
Anna Howard Shaw was born February 14, 1847 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. When she was four, her family moved to Massachusetts. In 1859 her father settled his wife and younger children in an unfinished cabin on Michigan's frontier while he returned east. Shaw's bitter recollections of the responsibilities that fell to her in the next decade make up the most powerful section of the memoirs she published as Story of a Pioneer (1915). Vowing to avoid dependency, Shaw prepared herself for the min...
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...
Josephine Shaw Lowell, civic volunteer, born in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1843, brother of Robert Gould Shaw and widow of Colonel Charles Robert Lowell, was active as a social reformer in New York City. She was the first woman appointed to the New York State Board of Charities and founder of the New York Charity Organization Society and the Woman's Municipal League of New York City. From the description of Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2320073...
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 ...
Unitarian minister, writer on social and economic topics, and founder of the National Consumers' League, Brooks attended Oberlin College and received a degree in divinity from Harvard in 1875. He lectured for the League for Political Education, investigated strikes for the U.S. Dept. of Labor, and studied in Germany. From the description of Papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006931 Unitarian minister, writer on social and economic top...
Quaker social reformer. From the description of Papers, 1865-1900. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 26909628 ...
Naturalist and writer of children's book. From the description of Olive Thorne Miller papers [manuscript], 1888, 1895. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 427530734 ...
Lucy Stone (b. Aug. 13, 1818, West Brookfield, MA–d. Oct. 18, 1893, Boston, MA) was born to parents Hannah Matthews and Francis Stone. At age 16, Stone began teaching in district schools always earning far less money than men. In 1847, she became the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree from Oberlin College. After college, Stone began her career with the Garrisonian Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and began giving public speeches on women's rights. in the fall of 1847; With...
Carrie Lane Chapman Catt, suffragist, early feminist, political activist, and Iowa State alumna (1880), was born on January 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin to Maria Clinton and Lucius Lane. At the close of the Civil War, the Lanes moved to a farm near Charles City, Iowa where they remained throughout their lives. Carrie entered Iowa State College in 1877 completing her work in three years. She graduated at the top of her class and while in Ames established military drills for women, became the first...
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....
Physician (New York College of Pharmacy, 1863; Female (later Women's) Medical College of Pennsylvania, M.D.; Ecole de Médécine, Paris, 1871), Jacobi combined a private clinical practice with research and teaching. She was affiliated with the New York Infirmary and Mount Sinai Hospital. Jacobi, an active suffragist, was married to Abraham Jacobi, also a physician; they had three children. From the description of Papers, 1851-1974 (inclusive), 1851-1906 (bulk). (Harvard University). ...
Mary Stafford Anthony (b. Apr. 2, 1827, Battenville, NY–d. Feb. 5, 1907, Rochester, NY) was the younger sister of suffragist Susan B. Anthony. Mary worked as a teacher and principal; she taught in the city of Rochester's public schools for 27 years and was promoted to principal. She was the first woman known in Rochester to receive equal pay to men who were principals. In 1848, Mary attended the Rochester Women's Rights Convention with her parents. In 1872, Susan and Mary Anthony along with fo...
Mariana Wright Chapman was a prominant New York Quaker suffragist. She was President of the Women's Suffrage Association of Brooklyn which she resigned to take the office of president of the New York State Suffrage Association. She was also a member of the Brooklyn Women's Club from 1888 until her death, was a charter member of the New York League for Political Education, and was instrumental in founding the Friends Equal Rights Association. In addition to suffrage, she was also actively involve...
Skinner was State Superintendent of Public Instruction, New York State Postmaster, New York State legislator, and a librarian. From the description of Skinner, Charles R papers, 1865-1920, 1883-1911 (bulk). (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155436722 ...
Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...
Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell (1825-1921) was a reformer, abolitionist, author, lecturer, and the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States. In 1846, Blackwell enrolled at Oberlin College in Ohio, and by 1847, she had received her literary degree – the only degree available to women at the time. She stayed at Oberlin for three more years to study theology, but the college would not confer her degree or allow her to be ordained as a minister. She then began working as an indepen...
Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch (b. Jan. 20, 1856, Seneca Falls, NY–d. Nov. 20, 1940, Greenwich, CT) was the daughter of activists Henry Brewster Stanton and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She graduated from Vassar College with a degree in mathematics in 1878. She married Harry Blatch and lived in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Her daughter, Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, was the first U.S. woman to earn a degree in civil engineering. While in England, Blatch conducted a statistical study of rural English working ...