Papers of Alice Paul, 1785-1985 (inclusive), 1805-1985 (bulk)

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Papers of Alice Paul, 1785-1985 (inclusive), 1805-1985 (bulk)

Series I, Personal and family, contains biographical and genealogical information; a journal (1901) from AP's freshman year at Swarthmore; datebooks; legal and financial documents, including material about her estate and other property; family papers and correspondence, including letters AP wrote to her mother from England; correspondence with friends and with organizations, most of which she was a member; photographs; home movies; and videotapes of television specials with interviews of AP. Series II, Suffrage, documents AP's activities in the movement until 1920 and the passage of the 19th Amendment. It includes a summons and judgment, and pamphlets, leaflets, and clippings from the British campaign; and from the Congressional Union and NWP, general and financial correspondence, reports from field representatives, photographs, pamphlets, leaflets, and clippings.

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