Papers of Anna Kelton Wiley, 1798-1964 (bulk 1925-1960).

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Wiley, Anna Kelton, 1877-1964. Papers of Anna Kelton Wiley, 1798-1964 (bulk 1925-1960).

Papers of Anna Kelton Wiley, 1798-1964 (bulk 1925-1960).

Correspondence, speeches and articles, financial papers, appointment books, invitations, notes, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and printed material relating to Wiley's activities on behalf of consumer protection and women's rights, and her membership and work in many associations and clubs. These organizations include the American Pure Food League, Columbian Women of George Washington University, District of Columbia Federation of Women's Clubs, General Federation of Women's Clubs, Housekeepers' Alliance, Kalorama Citizens' Association, National Consumers' League, National Woman's Party, Twentieth Century Club, and Women's City Club (Washington, D.C.). Includes some papers of Wiley's husband, Harvey Washington Wiley (1844-1930), and material relating to her father, John C. Kelton (1828-1893), and her grandfather, William S. Campbell.

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