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Register of the Goodman (Minerva) Papers, 1914-1962
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  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Goodman (Minerva) Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1962
    Collection number: Mss97
    Creator: Audrey M. Johnson
    Extent: 0.25 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Goodman (Minerva) Papers, Mss97, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

    Access Points

    personal name

    Goodman, Minerva (1876-1967)

    corporate name

    California Equal Suffrage Association

    corporate name

    Stockton Political Equality Club

    corporate name

    National Council of Women Voters

    corporate name

    Wage Earners' Suffrage League

    corporate name

    Washington Equal Suffrage Association


    Suffragists -California -Stockton


    Women physicians -California -Stockton

    corporate name

    Red Cross -California -Stockton


    Trained as a physician at the University of Minnesota, Minerva Goodman (1876-1967)worked with the Chinese, the poor and the elderly of Stockton (Calif.) from 1904 until she retired in 1962. Goodman was instrumental in establishing x-ray testing for tuberculosis in Stockton. She served the College of the Pacific as physician to women students for thirty-eight years (1924-1962). Minerva Goodmn was also active in the woman suffrage movement. She was, at different times, President, Secretary and Public Relations Officer for the Stockton Political Equality Club (1904-1911), an affiliate of the California Equal Suffrage Association.

    Scope and Content

    The Minerva Goodman Collection consists principally of correspondence, minutes and flyers relating to various California and Stockton woman suffrage organizations (1904-1911).