Papers, 1821-1985.

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Papers, 1821-1985.

Papers, mainly 1860-1916, of a feminist, founder/editor of the Woman's Tribune, and officer of the Federal Suffrage Association, which document her personal life, her suffrage activities, her work as a lecturer and newspaper editor, and her interest in the New Thought religious philosophy.

3.0 c.f. (8 archives boxes); plusadditions of 0.4 c.f. and14 photographs.

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University of Wisconsin

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The University of Wisconsin-Extension promotes continuing education and lifelong learning by providing statewide access to university resources and research to the people of Wisconsin. Its four divisions are continuing education; cooperative extension; entrepreneurship and economic development; and broadcast and media innovations. From the guide to the University of Wisconsin Extension Program Reports, 1960-1969, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920

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Sewall was an educator, co-founder of the Girls' Classical School of Indiana, writer, lecturer, reformer, and pacifist. She was president of the National Council of Women of the United States, 1897-1899; president of the International Council of Women, 1899-1904; Chair of the Committee for Peace and Arbitration, 1904; Chair of the Executive Committee of the Women's Suffrage Association, 1882-1890; and co-founder of the Indianapolis Equal Suffrage Society, 1878. For more biographical information ...

Barton, Clara, 1821-1912

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Civil War nurse, suffragist, and founder of the American Red Cross Clarissa Harlow Barton was born in North Oxford, MA, on December 25, 1821, the fifth and last child of Stephen and Sarah (Stone) Barton. She was a shy and lonely child, and for two years at the age of eleven she devoted her time to nursing her brother David during a protracted illness, an experience which later affected her life's work. At eighteen she began to teach in neighboring schools. In 1850 she spent a year at the Libe...

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (born Susan Anthony; February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. In 1851, she met Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who became her lifelong friend and co-worker in social reform activ...

Brown, Olympia, 1835-1926

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Olympia Brown (January 5, 1835 – October 23, 1926) was an American minister and suffragist. She was the first woman to be ordained as clergy with the consent of her denomination. Brown was also an articulate advocate for women's rights and one of the few first generation suffragists who were able to vote with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. Olympia Brown was born on January 5, 1835 in Prairie Ronde Township, Michigan. Brown was the oldest of four children. Her parents, Lephia and Asa...

Colby, Clara 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 ...

Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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California poet. Raised near Vacaville, became a schoolteacher in Coloma and later in Oakland. Became famous overnight with publication of "The Man with a Hoe," his protest against brutalization of labor, in "San Francisco Examiner" (January 15, 1899). Following this success Markham moved to New York where he scored another triumph with "Lincoln and Other Poems" (1901). He became a well-known reader of his own poems and lecturer of idealistic views, but his creative output for remainder of life ...

Upton, Harriet Taylor, 1853-1945

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Suffragist and author Harriet Taylor Upton (1853-1945) was born in Ravenna, Ohio. Upon her father's election to Congress in 1880, she moved to Washington, D.C., where she developed a close acquaintance with national Republican leaders and came in contact with leading suffragists. In 1890 Harriet Upton joined the National American Woman Suffrage Association, serving as treasurer from 1894-1910. In addition, she was president of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association (1899-1908 and 1911-19...

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force in the Democratic Party, running three times as the party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1896, 1900, and 1908 elections. He also served in the United States House of Representatives and as the United States Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson. Just before his death, he gained national attention for attacking the te...

Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926

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Israel Zangwill was an English novelist, playwright, essayist, and political activist. From the description of Israel Zangwill collection of papers, 1895-1918. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485923 From the guide to the Israel Zangwill collection of papers, 1895-1918, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Zangwill was an English novelist, playwright, and Zionist leader. ...

Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917

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Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood (October 24, 1830 – May 19, 1917) was an American attorney, politician, educator, and author. She was active in working for women's rights, including women's suffrage. Lockwood overcame many social and personal obstacles related to gender restrictions. After college, she became a teacher and principal, working to equalize pay for women in education. She supported the movement for world peace, and was a proponent of the Temperance movement. Lockwood graduated from la...

Bryan, Mary Baird, 1861-1930

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Biographer of William Jennings Bryan. From the description of Letter, 1925 Aug. 31, Coconut Grove, Fla., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184903130 Wife of William Jennings Bryan. From the description of Letter: Lincoln, Nebraska, to Henry Allen Bell, Springfield, Ill[inois], 1898 Jan. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27819279 From the description of Letter to Edith P. Doolittle Jones, 1919 J...

Besant, Annie, 1847-1933

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Theosophist and political leader in India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Crowther, 1888 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623129 Annie Wood Besant was born in London to Irish parents. An early marriage to a young clergyman ended in divorce, as Annie's increasing progressivism led to social activism. She renounced the Church, and became one of the most formidable and sought after writers and lecturers for such causes as the Freethink...

Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Home" [Johnstown Center, Wisconsin], to "Dear Hattie", 1872? Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587512 From the description of Papers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1884-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083828 Popular poet and Theosophist. Wilcox was born in Wisconsin and began writing poetry at an early age. Among her best-known works are "Poems of passion," "Poem...

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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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...

Avery, Susan Look.

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Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919

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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 ...

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 ...

Train, George Francis, 1829-1904

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American entrepreneurial businessman, independent presidential candidate, and noted eccentric. From the description of George Francis Train letter to C.L. Greave[?] [manuscript], 1901[?] October 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781412191 Born in Boston was a merchant, promoter, author, and eccentric. Ran for president in 1869, traveled around the world in eighty days in 1870 and was jailed on obscenity while defending Victoria Woodhull. From the ...

Bloomer, Amelia Jenks, 1818-1894

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Amelia Jenks Bloomer was an early suffragist, editor, and social activist. Bloomer was also a fashion advocate who worked to change women’s clothing styles. Bloomer was born in Homer, New York. With only a few years of formal education, she started working as a teacher, educating students in her community. In 1840, she married David Bloomer and moved to Seneca Falls, New York. Bloomer quickly became active in the Seneca Falls political and social community. She joined a church and volunteered...

Ricker, Marilla M. (Marilla Marks), 1840-1920

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Logan, Olive, 1839-1909

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Mrs. Sikes served as Daly's agent in France and England for many years. From the description of Autograph letters signed and initialled from Olive (Logan) Sikes to various people [manuscript], 1867-1899. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281839270 American actress, playwright, newspaper correspondent, and lecturer; daughter of newspaperman, actor, and playwright Cornelius Logan. From the description of Correspondence, 1868-1901. (Harry Ransom Huma...

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....

National Woman Suffrage Association (U.S.)

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Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913

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Gage, Matilda Joslyn, 1826-1898

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Matilda Joslyn Gage (b. Mar. 24, 1826, Cicero, NY–d. Mar. 18, 1898, Chicago, IL) was a prominent suffragist. Her father, Hezekiah Joslyn, was an abolitionist and his home was a station of the Underground Railroad. In 1845 she married Henry H. Gage, and had five children; her son-in-law was writer L. Frank Baum. Gage became involved in the women's rights movement in 1852 when she decided to speak at the National Women's Rights Convention in Syracuse, NY. She served as president of the National ...

Sabin, Ellen C., 1850-1949.

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Federal Suffrage Association.

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Gordon, Laura de Force

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