Found 11 collections related to Women -- Suffrage

Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2783
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Peter Smith dating from 1792-1837; papers of philanthropist and reformer Gerrit Smith, including family letters, circulars, political speeches on peace, temperance, abolition, women's... more
Wheeler, Everett Pepperrell, 1840-1925
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3307
3.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Everett Pepperell Wheeler (1840-1925) was an American lawyer and civil service reformer. He was a founder of the New York Bar Association and served for seventeen years as chairman of the executive committee of the New York Civil Service Reform... more
National Council of Women of the United States
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2103
35 linear feet (35 boxes and 1 v.); 988 microfiche
Records document the varied activities of the National Council of Women, chiefly its executive committee meetings, annual and biennial meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events, and the work of its ad hoc and standing committees,... more
National American Woman Suffrage Association
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2097
3.3 linear feet (9 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed in 1890 with the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA fought for complete political equality for women and led the... more
Johnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1576
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Rossiter Johnson (1840-1931) was an American author and editor. In addition to editing historical and reference works, he wrote biographies, histories and poetry. He and his first wife, Helen Kendrick Johnson (1844-1914), were ardent... more
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3201
21 linear feet (50 boxes)
Lillian D. Wald, a public health nurse and social worker on New York City's Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in 1893 and... more
Hale, Swinburne, 1884?-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1285
2.3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Swinburne Hale (1884?-1937) was a lawyer in New York City. He was active in the socialist movement as a member of the Committee of Forty-Eight. An aspiring poet, he was involved briefly with the magazine New France. His first wife, Beatrice... more
Town Hall, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3013
234 linear feet (281 boxes)
Town Hall was founded in 1894 by six prominent suffragists under the name League for Political Education to continue the struggle for women's rights by raising political consciousness. Robert Ely was director of the League from 1907 to 1937. The... more
Green, A. H. (Andrew Haswell), 1820-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1232
3.57 linear feet (9 boxes; 1 microfilm reel)
Andrew Haswell Green (1820-1903) was a New York City lawyer, city planner, civic leader, and reformer widely referred to as both "the father of Central Park" and "the father of greater New York." The A.H. Green papers are comprised predominantly... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6398
160 linear feet (592 boxes)
Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948) was a Hungarian-born writer and political activist who spent her life working for the causes of feminism, pacifism, and world government. She was the mastermind of the 1915 Ford Peace Expedition, and in 1937 co-founded... more
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