Women's Suffrage Collection

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Women's Suffrage collection
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Call Number: D.415
Dates: ca. 1890-1940
Physical Description: .50 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: New York State Campaigns
Series II: Conference Programs
Series III: Published Materials and Ephemera
Flatfile 1, Folder 1 Suffrage Newspapers, circa 1904 - 1910
Collection Overview
Title: Women's Suffrage collection
Call Number: D.415
Dates: ca. 1890-1940
Physical Description: .50 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
This collection represents materials collected by the League of Women Voters of Rochester, New York. The League formed immediately following the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, in 1920, which granted women the right to vote. Led by women's rights organizer Alice Paul, the organization's members campaigned for an Equal Rights Amendment, which in their minds would have made women equal to men in the eyes of the law.

Scope and Content
This collection consists of three series: New York State Campaigns, Conference Programs, and Published Materials. The first series includes by-laws for both the Woman Suffrage Party of Monroe County as well as the Women's City Club of Rochester, New York. Conference Programs includes national and international conference calls and programs from the first decades of the twentieth century. The third series, Published Materials include pamphlets encouraging women and men to campaign for woman's suffrage during the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century. There are a number of articles published by the National American Woman's Suffrage Association and similar organizations sharing with readers the state of the campaign. There are also a number of printed ephemera documents in support and in opposition to woman's suffrage, as well as celebrations of the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.

Arrangement
Series 1: New York State Campaigns

Series 2: Conference Programs

Series 3: Published Materials

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift donated by the League of Women Voters, January 4, 1977.Access
The Women's Suffrage collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Women's Suffrage collection, D.415, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: New York State Campaigns
Box 1, Folder 1By-laws of the Woman Suffrage Party of Monroe County, Inc.
Box 1, Folder 2Women's City Club of Rochester, Inc. Proposed Constitution and By-laws
Box 1, Folder 3New York State Woman Suffrage Party Section reports
Box 1, Folder 4Women's Journal and Suffrage News Traveling Kampaign Kit [sic]
Box 1, Folder 5Carrie Chapman Catt to Area District Leaders, June 4, 1914
Box 1, Folder 6Dr. Anna Howard Shaw Memorial Address Given by Caroline Bartlett Crane
Box 1, Folder 7Copy of "Lucy Stone --- Her Girlhood" by Emma B. Sweet
Series II: Conference Programs
Box 1, Folder 8"A Record of the Campaign: Woman Suffrage and the Constitution Convention, 1894"
Box 1, Folder 9National American Woman's Suffrage Association Conference Program, February 17, 1913
Box 1, Folder 10National Conference Programs, 1897, Undated
Box 1, Folder 11International Conference Programs, 1913
Box 1, Folder 12International Women Suffrage Alliance Programs, 1911, 1913, 1920 1913 1920
Box 1, Folder 13Women's Centennial Congress, 1940
Series III: Published Materials and Ephemera
Box 1, Folder 14Articles, ca. 1913-1938
Box 1, Folder 15"The Truth about Richard Barry," Alice Stone Blackwell
Box 1, Folder 16"Some Reasons why We Oppose Votes for Women," National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage
Box 1, Folder 17Pamphlets (Folder 1 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 18Pamphlets (Folder 2 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 19Tenth Anniversary Suffrage Celebration, circa 1930
Box 1, Folder 20Printed Ephemera, circa 1906-1940
Box 2, Object 1Leather Note Holder
Box 3, Object 1A Record of the Campaign: Woman Suffrage and the Constitutional Convention 1894. Annual Report of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association. Rochester, NY: 1895.
Flatfile 1, Folder 1Suffrage Newspapers, circa 1904 - 1910


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