Guide to the Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights Collection, 1866-1989
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Series List
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Title:||Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights Collection|
|Quantity:||3 cubic ft (15 boxes)|
|Abstract:||An artificial collection of materials relating to the struggles for woman suffrage and other women's rights. Includes documents relating to debates over the suffrage issue at Vassar College.|
|Forms of Materials:||Petitions, speeches, correspondence, publications, scrapbooks, and broadsides.|
Materials relating to woman suffrage include a petition to the New York State Assembly signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Henry Blackwell, and Lucy Stone, 1866; Stanton's speech "Solitude of Self," 1892; speeches by Clara M. Hill and Dr. Howard B. Kelly; correspondence of Henry MacCracken on suffrage and Vassar College, 1917-1918; publications of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and other suffrage organizations; scrapbooks of clippings, 1906-1917; and other programs, songs, plays, speeches, broadsides, government documents, and clippings on woman suffrage in the United States and abroad. Materials relating to women's rights include publications, programs, and other printed materials on equal rights, women and war, women in education, and women's liberation; organizations include the National Woman's Party, Women's Bureau of the U.S. Dept. of Labor, the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, and the National Organization of Women.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906.
- Blackwell, Henry Browne, 1825-1909.
- Hill, Clara M.
- Kelly, Howard B.
- MacCracken, H. N. (Henry Noble), b. 1880.
- Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902.
- Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893.
- International Federation of Business and Professional Women.
- Men's League for Woman Suffrage.
- National American Woman Suffrage Association.
- National Organization for Women.
- National Woman's Party.
- Political Equality Association.
- Vassar College.
- Feminists--United States.
- Women and war.
- Women in education.
- Women in business.
- Women in politics.
- Women in the professions.
- Women social reformers.
- Women's rights.
- Women--Societies and clubs.
- United States. Women's Bureau.
Encoded by Elizabeth Clarke, May 2007.
Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights Collection, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Original processing date unknown.
Gift of various donors, including Priscilla Leith (M2004-003).
Series I. Woman Suffrage - General
Series II. Woman Suffrage - Vassar College
Series III. Women's Rights
|Folder 1.1||Antisuffrage material.|
|Folder 1.2||Men's organizations for woman suffrage.|
|Folder 1.3||Petition to the New York State Assembly, signed by E. Cady Stanton, S.B. Anthony, Henry Blackwell, and Lucy Stone, on behalf of the American Equal Rights Association, 3 January 1866|
|Folder 1.4||Facsimiles of suffrage broadsides (see also Folder 37), cartoons, and other materials|
|Folder 11.58||Suffrage calendar, 1912|
|Folder 1.5||Suffrage photographs|
|Folder 1.6||Suffrage plays|
|Folder 2.7||Suffrage postcards|
|Folder 2.8||Suffrage programs|
|Folder 2.9||Suffrage songs|
|Folder 2.10||Suffrage stamps|
|Folder 2.11||Solitude of Self, an address by E. Cady Stanton, 18 January 1892|
|Folder 2.12||Suffrage speeches by Clara M. Hill|
|Folder 2.13||Address by Dr. Howard B. Kelly given when presenting a medallion of Susan B. Anthony to Bryn Mawr College, 1902|
|Folders 3.15-3.17||Great Britain (see also Folder 7.39)|
|Folder 3.18||Great Britain: Women as Poor Law Guardians|
|Folder 4.21||United States|
|Folder 4.22||United States: Selections of U.S. government documents, 1887-1916|
|Folder 6.27||National American Woman Suffrage Association - catalogs and price lists, 1915-1916, n.d.|
|Folders 6.28-6.31||National American Woman Suffrage Association.|
|Folder 6.32||Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association, New York State Woman Suffrage Party, Empire State Campaign Committee|
|Folder 6.33||Men's League for Woman Suffrage, Political Equality Association|
|Folder 7.34||The Woman's Journal and American Suffrage Association|
|Folders 7.35-7.36||Miscellaneous associations' publications|
|Folder 7.37||Suffrage broadsides|
|Folder 7.38||Suffrage band and banner|
|Folder 7.39||Suffrage: Great Britain: Government reports, 1894, 1912|
|Folders 8.40-8.41||Scrapbooks (2) of suffrage-related clippings, 1906-1917|
|Mapcase, Drawer 23||"Votes for Women a Success," by the National American Woman Suffrage Association, n.d.|
|Folder 5.23||General — includes prison notes of Elizabeth McShane Hilles, VC 1913|
|Folder 5.24||Suffrage Club|
|Folder 5.25||MacCracken correspondence, 1915-May 1917|
|Folder 5.26||MacCracken correspondence, June 1917-1918, and n.d.|
|Folder 9.42||Miscellaneous printed material regarding equal rights for women, 1921-1935, and n.d.|
|Folders 9.43-9.46||Miscellaneous items relating to and/or printed by the National Woman's Party, 1920-1945, and n.d.|
|Folder 10.47||Miscellaneous publications regarding women and war (especially World War II), 1920-1945, and n.d.|
|Folders 10.48-10.51||Miscellaneous publications of the Woman's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor regarding employment of women during World War II|
|Folder 10.52||First-day-of-issue stamp commemorating women in the armed forces, 1952|
|Folder 11.53||Miscellaneous publications of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, 1942-1947|
|Folder 11.54||Materials relating to KNOW, Inc.|
|Folder 11.55||Miscellaneous publications of the International Council of Women, 1970|
|Folder 11.55||Miscellaneous publications of the National Council of Women of the United States, 1969-1970|
|Folder 11.56||Materials relating to the National Organization for Women, 1955-1970|
|Folder 11.57||Women's Bibliography, by Joan Kelly-Gadol, Sarah Lawrence College, Fall 1974|
|Box 12||Program and materials of the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education, October 4-6, 1972: Women in Higher Education|
|Box 13||Miscellaneous publications about women's liberation|
|Box 14||Miscellaneous publications of the National Organization for Women (NOW), 1979-1989|
|Box 15||Miscellaneous publications of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and other feminist organizations, ca. 1974-1986|