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Marion Colley Boyd papers

Marion Colley Boyd papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Marion Colley Boyd papers
Creator: Boyd, Marion Colley
Inclusive Dates: 1915-1948
Bulk Dates: 1915-1917
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms1149
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Marion Colley Boyd, journalist and political and social reformer, resided in Washington, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Marion Colley Boyd from 1915-1948. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material. The collection centers upon her early (1915-1917) activities with the woman's suffrage movement in Georgia and New York, her work with the League of Women Voters of Georgia, and the Democratic Party. Also includes material relating to her service as a delegate to the 1924 Democratic National convention in New York and her role in the controversy over the adoption of the "Klan plank" by the convention.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marion Colley Boyd papers, ms1149, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Democratic Party (Ga.)
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
League of Women Voters of Georgia
Suffrage -- United States.
Women -- Suffrage -- Georgia.
Women in politics -- Georgia.
Women's rights -- United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Conference on the Cause and Cure of War
 
12Correspondence - Atlanta Constitution
 
13Correspondence - Gus Bernd
 
14Correspondence - Paul Brown
 
15Correspondence - Blanton Fortson
 
16Correspondence - William J. Harris, Aug. 15, 1919
 
17Correspondence - M. E. Thompson, April 4, 1947
 
18Correspondence - John Moore Walker, Sept 26, 1946
 
19Democratic National Convention
 
110Democratic Election, 1928
 
111Equal Sufferage Party of Georgia , 1915
 
112Historic Trees
 
113New York State Woman Suffrage Party
 
114Speeches & Notes
 
115League of Women Voters
 
116Woman's Democratic Club of New York
 
117Woman's Republican Club
 
118Miscellaneous
 
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21Democratic National Convention - Clippings, May 22 - June 29,1924
 
22Democratic National Convention - Clippings, June 30, 1924
 
23Democratic National Convention - Clippings, July 1, 1924
 
24Democratic National Convention - Clippings, 2-3 July, 1924
 
25Democratic National Convention - Clippings, 5-7 July, 1924