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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

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
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