Papers, 1884-1983 (inclusive), 1920-1960 (bulk).


Stevens, Doris, 1888-1963. Papers, 1884-1983 (inclusive), 1920-1960 (bulk).

Papers, 1884-1983 (inclusive), 1920-1960 (bulk).

Includes personal and family correspondence; diaries; manuscripts of her books, articles, speeches, and stories, including drafts, reviews, and Spanish and Portuguese translations of "Jailed for Freedom" (1920) on her 1917 imprisonment for attempting to petition President Wilson for women's suffrage; scores, lyrics, and recordings of her compositions; correspondence, printed material, and financial records of the National Woman's Party; correspondence, research material, financial records, and printed material of the Inter-American Commission of Women, of which she served as chair from 1928-1939; legal records from several lawsuits; articles about Stevens; photographs; audiotapes; artwork; and memorabilia. Also includes some personal papers of her two husbands, Dudley Field Malone and Jonathan Mitchell.

50.04 linear ft. (116 file boxes, 4 card file boxes, 2 folio boxes, 4 folio+ boxes, 9 folio+ folders, 3 oversize boxes, 3 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 56 photograph folders, 37 folio photograph folders, 3 folio+ photograph folders, 1 supersize photo folder,13 audiotapes, 19 memorabilia objects, 1 reel of microfilm)

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