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Guide to the Women's Suffrage Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Women's Suffrage collection
    Dates: 1876-1967
    Bulk Dates: 1901-1924
    Collection number: D1940.2
    Collection Size: 2.75 linear feet (3 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize folder).
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Ella Strong Denison Library.
    Claremont, California 91711
    Abstract: The collection contains leaflets, flyers, correspondence, and other ephemera documenting the State, National, and International struggle for Woman Suffrage. Includes correspondence and ephemera related to Woman Suffrage pioneers Susan B. Anthony and Carrie Chapman Catt and their National American Women Suffrage Association. Ephemera includes postcards, stickers, a button, and a Susan B. Anthony coin.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Denison Library.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Women's Suffrage collection. Ella Strong Denison Library, Libraries of The Claremont Colleges.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Una Winter.
    Individual items donated by Mrs. Thayer, Mrs. James Richardson, Mrs. E. W. Shirk, and Agnes Dawson.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Although the date of many of the pieces is unknown, the dated material covers the years 1876-1967 with the bulk of the material ranging from 1901-1924. The collection is organized into four series, the bulk of which consists of ephemera and publications that epitomize the stuggle for woman suffrage and equality.


    The collection is organized into five series:

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Women Suffrage
    Women's rights
    Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
    Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947