Papers, 1890-1956 (inclusive).


Nathan, Maud, b. 1862. Papers, 1890-1956 (inclusive).

Papers, 1890-1956 (inclusive).

The scrapbooks contain mainly clippings about Nathan's activities. Also included are reports of speeches as well as reviews and correspondence concerning her book The Story of an Epoch-Making Movement. Two small collections include biographical sketches of Nathan and her sister Annie Nathan Meyer by Mary R. Beard and Anne C. Moore, and an account by Nathan of the World Center for Women's Archives.

12 scrapbooks.

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Nathan, Maud, 1862- (person)

New York society woman and social reformer, Nathan was president of the New York Consumers' League from 1897 to 1917; vice-president of the National Consumers' League; a suffrage worker; and delegate to international congresses for peace, suffrage, working women, and social betterment. From the description of Papers, 1890-1956 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006754 Mrs. Maud Nathan who send this box of her archives is a distinguished me...

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Moore, Anne Chieko (person)

Meyer, Annie Nathan, 1867-1951 (person)

Meyer was a founder of Barnard College and served on the Board of Trustees from 1889 through 1951. The idea for the establishment of New York City's first four-year woman's college was first promoted in "A Memorial Resolution to the Columbia Board of Trustees" written in 1887 by Meyer with the help of Melvil Dewey and Mary Mapes Dodge. This was followed by an article in "The Nation" (Jan. 26, 1888). It was Meyer's idea to name the new school after the late Columbia president, Frederick A. P. Bar...

Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 (person)

Historian, feminist, and author. Married historian Charles Beard. From the description of Papers, 1935-1958 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006703 From the description of Letters, 1937-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008676 Beard was an American author and historian. From the description of Correspondence: [1938?]-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155180912 Mary Ritter Bear...

National Consumers' League (corporateBody)

Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. From the description of National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981678 The League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers. From the description of Records, 1912-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006759 The National Consumers' League was founded in 18...