Papers of Maud Wood Park, 1844-1979 (bulk 1886-1951).

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Papers of Maud Wood Park, 1844-1979 (bulk 1886-1951).

Family papers, correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, an autograph collection, and miscellaneous papers relating to Park's activities on behalf of women's suffrage and her associations with the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National League of Women Voters. Family material relates to her husbands, Charles E. Park and Robert Freeman Hunter, the Wood and Hunter families, and the Civil War experiences of her father, James R. Wood. Correspondents include Florence E. Allen, Helen Biscoe, Alice Stone Blackwell, Carrie Chapman Catt, Inez Irwin, W. K. Jordan, Jennie Loitman, Mary H. Page, Mary Gray Peck, Pauline A. Shaw, Belle Sherwin, Edna Stantial, Ann Webster, and Mabel Willard.

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Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966

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Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966) was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 23, 1884, the daughter of Clarence Emir and Corinne (Tuckerman) Allen. She attended Salt Lake Academy and New Lyme Institute, Ashtabula County, Ohio. In 1904 she received her A.B degree with honors from Western Reserve University. Undecided as to her career, she spent the following two years with her mother in Europe, studying music at the University of Berlin and employed as a music correspondent for th...

Jordan, W. K. (Wilbur Kitchener), 1902-1980

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Wilbur Kitchener Jordan (also known as W. K. Jordan), (1902-1980) was an American historian, specializing in sixteenth and seventeenth century Britain. Raised in Lynnville, Indiana, Jordan received a bachelor's degree from Oakland City College in 1923, before earning a master's (1926) and doctoral (1931) degree from Harvard University. Jordan went on to become a leading historian of sixteenth and seventeenth century England, accruing many honors, and producing books, including Men of Substanc...

Irwin, Inez Haynes, 1873-1970

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Inez Haynes Gillmore was a suffragist, activist and writer, and the wife of Will Irwin. From the description of The adventure of California : typescript, [19--]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214983819 Inez Haynes Irwin (March 2, 1873 – September 25, 1970) was an American feminist author, journalist, member of the National Women's Party, and president of the Authors Guild. Many of her works were published under her former name Inez Haynes Gillmore...

Stantial, Edna Lamprey, 1897-1985

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Edna Lamprey Stantial (1897-1985) was an American suffragist and archivist. Edna Frances Lamprey was born in 1897 in Reading, Massachusetts. Her parents were Mollie McClelland Stantial and Frank Stantial. She attended Melrose High School and graduated in 1913. She attended Burdette College, a now defunct business school in Massachusetts, where she was certified as a secretary in 1914. She served as a secretary at the Economic Club of Boston from 1914 until 1916. On June 8, 1918, Stantial marr...

Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955

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Maud Wood Park (January 25, 1871 – May 8, 1955) was an American suffragist and women's rights activist. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1887 she graduated from St. Agnes School in Albany, New York, after which she taught for eight years before attending Radcliffe College. While there she married Charles Edward Park. She graduated from Radcliffe, where she was one of only two students who supported suffrage for women, in 1898. In 1900 she attended the National American Women Suffrage...

Biscoe, Helen Maria, 1860-1946

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Author, poet, teacher and traveler. From the description of Papers, 1881-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006855 ...

League of Women Voters (U.S.)

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The League of Women Voters (LWV) is a nonprofit organization in the United States that was formed to help women take a larger role in public affairs after they won the right to vote. It was founded in 1920 to support the new women suffrage rights and was a merger of National Council of Women Voters, founded by Emma Smith DeVoe, and National American Woman Suffrage Association, led by Carrie Chapman Catt, approximately six months before the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution g...

Sherwin, Belle, 1868-1955

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Belle Sherwin was born on March 20, 1868 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the oldest of three daughters of Frances M. (Smith) and Henry Alden Sherwin, a founder of the Sherwin-Williams Paint Company. BS received her primary education in Cleveland, attended St. Margaret's School in Connecticut and graduated from Wellesley College in 1890. She taught history for a short period at St. Margaret's and in 1894-1895 did graduate work at Oxford University. For the next several years she taught ...

Wood, James R. (James Rodney). James R. Wood Civil War memoirs.

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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...

Hunter, Robert Freeman, -1928

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Jardine, Mary Peck

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Shaw, Pauline A. (Pauline Agassiz), 1841-1917

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Pauline Agassiz Shaw was an educational philanthropist in Boston. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letter, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007451 ...

Webster, Ann

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Wood family.

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Page, Mary H. (Mary Hutcheson), 1860-1940

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In addition to founding a discussion club that became the Brookline Equal Suffrage Association, being president of the Brookline Association, and serving as chairman of the Executive Board of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, Page played a major role in founding the Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government. Chair of BESAGG's Executive Board and later its president, she was known for her fund-raising skills and ability to convince individual women to join the suffrage cau...

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 ...

Barron, Jennie L. (Jennie Loitman), 1891-1969

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Judge. Born in Boston and educated at Boston University: B.A., 1911; LL.B. and LL.M., 1914; and an honorary LL.D., 1959. Barron was elected to the Boston School Committee in 1925. In 1934 she was appointed to the District Court, in 1937 full-time to the Boston Municipal Court, and in 1959 to the Superior Court as Associate Justice, the first woman to serve full time. She married Samuel Barron, Jr., had three daughters, and in 1959 was selected National American Mother of the Year. She was active...

Park, Charles Edward, -1904

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Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950

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Daughter of suffrage leaders Lucy Stone and Henry Browne Blackwell, Alice Stone Blackwell joined her parents in writing and editing the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1885-1950 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008749 Editor, The woman's journal and suffrage news. From the description of Letter, 1920 Apr...

Hunter family.

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