Found 8 collections related to Social reformers

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 532
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Lydia Maria Francis Child (1802-1880) was an American abolitionist, reformer and author. She published works on numerous subjects, including domestic advice, children's literature, abolition, and religion. She was an active abolitionist in New... more
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23029
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Emended holograph manuscript (21 leaves) of "In the Gateway of Nations," signed by Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914), journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. Riis was born in Denmark and emigrated to the U.S. in 1870. While working as a... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2579
3.81 linear feet (8 boxes)
Jacob August Riis (1849-1914) was a journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. He was born in Denmark and emigrated to the United States in 1870. While working as a reporter for the New York Tribune, he began his crusade to improve... more
Walsh, Frank P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3211
168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)
Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also... more
Carson, Lettie Gay, 1901-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 481
15 linear feet (17 boxes)
Lettie Gay Carson (1901- ) was an American social activist. Collection consists of correspondence, reports, speeches, and other papers of Carson reflecting her work as president of the Harlem Valley Transportation Association (HVTA), her promotion... more
Frey, William, 1839-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1083
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
William Frey (1839-1888) was a Russian-American social reformer and positivist. Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of writings, diaries, and other papers, chiefly regarding Frey's work in founding a community in Cedar Vale, Kansas,... more
Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2780
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v.); 2 microfilm reels
Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893) was an author, lyceum lecturer and early activist on behalf of women's rights. Her writings included novels, poetry, children's books, plays, essays, stories, and articles for newspapers and magazines. She... more
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