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Women's history collection

Women's history collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Women's history collection
Creator: Draper, Lucy Hargrett
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1793-2005
Language(s): English
Extent: 5 Linear Feet 2 boxes, 2 oversized boxes, 3 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms4210
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains postcards, posters, photographs, artifacts, and other printed materials relating to women's suffrage movements in the United States and England. Also included are items documenting efforts toward action on women's rights and temperance. Featured items include signed correspondence by Susan B. Anthony, a stereo card featuring Anna Howard Shaw, a divorce paper from 1793, a North Caroilina bastardy bond, and a banner decorated with postage stamps.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Women's History collection, ms4210, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Materials in this collection were acquired through the The Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Autographs (manuscripts)
Broadsides (notices)
Buttons (information artifacts)
Draper, Lucy Hargrett
Editorial cartoons.
Franks, Rebecca
Friganza, Trixie, 1870-1955
Postage stamps.
Ribbons -- Georgia -- Athens.
Sewall, Harriet Winslow, 1819-1889
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902
Suffrage -- Great Britain.
Suffrage -- United States.
Temperance -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Women's rights -- United States.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository include: Cambio-Avery women's movement collection, ms3939; Rebecca Latimer Felton papers, ms81; Georgia Commission on the Status of Women, ms2045; Corra Harris papers, ms734; Marion Colley Boyd papers, ms1149; and Jeannette Rankin papers, RBRL325.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Postcards and Stamps

11Think it over, Equal Suffrage knows no sex - postcard - National American Woman Suffrage Association
1225 color cartoon postcards depicting women in Army training - WWII era
13Susan B. Anthony envelope with first day issue Woman Suffrage 50th Anniversary stamp - 2 envelopes, 1970
14Women's Vote stamps - New Zealand - set of 4, 1998
15Radcliffe, Fanny and family - set of 21 postcards, 1910-1916
16Votes for Women parody postcard - "there ain't much 'am in that sandwich, 'Arry." No; but there's plenty of mustard.", 1915
17Color cutout Valentine card - Child speaking to other children on top of Votes for Women box
18Francis Neilson - Liberal candidate for Northern Division of Shropshire - postcard, 1908
19Women Suffrage postcards - 34 various scenes
110Greeting from a Suffragist - Marion Patten Guild - postcard, 1917
111The Anti-Suffragist! - postcard - Ernestine Mills
112Anthony, Mary S. - postcard to Senator Henry W. Blair - signed Susan B. Anthony, 1886 December 1
113Actual speech at Woman Suffrage meeting in Omaha, Nebraska - postcard

2. Circulars and Posters

114Your Future Wife - Your Future Child - card
115How to Vote For the Woman Suffrage Amendment, Election Day (2 copies), 1917 November 6
116Political Equality Series - Vol. 1, No. 3 - Fruits of Suffrage, II, Vol. 2, No. 3 - More Testimony from Colorado - National American Woman Suffrage Association - bifold
117Connecticut Woman Suffrage Association - Resolutions - Broadsides (22 copies), 1869
118An Act to Dissolve the Marriage of John Street - 6 pages, bifold, 1793
119Copy of the Women's Franchise Act - New South Wales, 1902
120Parliamentary Franchise (Extension to Women) No. 2 - Bill, 1889
121Public meeting notice - National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies
122Woman Suffrage in War Time - National Ameican Woman Suffrage Association - broadside, 1918
123Woman Suffrage Leaflet - Vol. 1, No. 3 - A Duty of Women - bifold, 1888 October 15
124Woman Suffrage Leaflet - Vol. 5, No. 3 - Dr. Gregg on Equal Rights - bifold, 1892 May
125Woman Suffrage Leaflet - Vol. 6, No. 3 - Wyoming Speaks for Herself - 2 pages, 1893 May
126Prosperity in Colorado - National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1916
127An Appeal to Woman's Missionary Societies - Emeline Burlingame-Cheney - West Virginia Equal Suffrage Association - bifold, 1916
128Votes for Women. The Conciliation Bill Explained - double sided - National Union of Women's Suffragist Societies, 1912
129The Enemies of Votes for Women - broadside
130The Abstainer and the Drinker - illustrated by Edward Carswell - National Temperence Society and Publication House, No. 130 - broadside
131The Devil's Orchard - National Temperence Society and Publishing House, No. 125 - broadside
132The Little Cup-Bearer - National Temperence Society and Publishing House, No. 108 - broadside
133Devil's Toboggan Slide - National Temperence Society and Publishing House, No. 112 - broadside
134International Women's Congress, Holland - Preliminary Programme - bifold, 1915 April 28-30
135National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies - program, No. B 45, 1912 February
136National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies - Election Campaign in Cumberland - petition, 1909
137To the 8,000,000 Working Women in the United States - National Woman Suffrage Association - broadside
138Women in the Home - National Woman Suffrage Association - broadside
139Measures Advocated by Women's Organizations Supported by Senator Herbert C. Jones - broadside
140The Fruits of Cider-Drinking - National Woman's Temperence Union, Cider series no. 13 - broadside
141Women on Juries - Vote "Yes" on Both Propositions - broadside, 1930 November 4
142Johnson, L.C. - Extracts From a Letter Received in Reply to Inquiry Regarding the Workings of Woman Suffrage in Colorado and Other States Where It Has Heen Tried - broadside, 1911 August 20
143List of Books and Pamphlets on the Emancipation of Women - Scottish University Women's Suffrage Union - 3 pages
144Benson, T.D. - The Suffragettes and Their Unruly Methods - Women's Freedom League - broadside
145Women's Suffrage and the Social Evil - Women's Freedom League - bifold, 6 pages
146Prelooker, Jaakoff - The Women's Demonstrations - A Russian Point of View - 2 pages
147Why Women Want to Vote - broadside
148Ballots and Brooms - "What a Vote Will Not Do" rebuttal by Alice Stone Blackwell - New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association - broadside
149Hear What Our Opponents Say - Central Society for Women's Suffrage - broadside, 1904
150Suffrage Mass Meeting with Mrs. Flora McDonald Dennison, Mr. Frank Dunham - broadside
151Why Working Women Want the Vote - New York State Woman's Suffrage Party, 1917 April 3
152The Truth About Colorado - National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company, 1916
153Your Great Opportunity to Hear Two of the Country's Famous Suffrage Speakers - Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, Hon. William H. Wadhams - broadside
154Women Voters - Wilson Opposes Suffrage - National Woman's Party - broadside
155Woman Suffrage Leaflet - Vol. 7, No. 6 - A Humble Advocate - bilfold, 1895 November
156Woman Suffrage Leaflet - Vol. 5, No. 5 - The Test of Woman Suffrage in Colorado - bifold, 1896 September
1The Woman-Suffrage Movement in New York City - Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly - cover, 1894 May 3
1Marching for Suffrage - Harper's Weekly-in Two Parts-Part II - 4 pages - bifold, 1912 May 11
1A Woman's Place Is at the Top - Annie Smith Peck - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1978
1"Women Have Long Hair and Short Wits" - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1978
1Chief Sarah Winnemucca - Paiute peacemaker, author, leader of her people - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1979
1Women in Government - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1979
1Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins - Author of Social Security - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1980
1Women's History Week - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1981
1Elizabeth Cady Stanton - poster - TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1983
2Reproduction Women's Suffrage posters - 7 various images
3Handicapped! - reproduction Women's Suffrage poster

3. Autographs and Letters

157Anthony, Susan B. - letter to Mrs. Kalloch, 1885 January 14
158Anthony, Susan B. - letter to James B. Bradwell, 1903 February 4
159Anthony, Susan B. - letter to Myra Bradwell, 1888 February 14
160Anthony, Susan B. - Invitation and autograph, 1900
161Anthony, Susan B. - letter to Mrs. Sweet, 1904 January 5
162Anthony, Susan B. - letter soliciting buyers for History of Woman Suffrage book
163Album containing autographs of Susan B. Anthony and Clara Bewick Colby, 1876-1887
164Tarbell, Ida M - letter to W.G. Williams, 1939 April 5
165Ferrell, Lucille - membership certificate and welcome letter - American Woman's Republic, 1912 July 20
166Sewall, Harriet W. - Poetry journal - given to her by Samuel E. Sewall
167Garrison, William Lloyd - letter to Narcissa A.A. Claflin, 1892 September 24
168Letter remarking on Suffragist activities in England, 1913 August 15
169Bastardy Bond of Rebecca Franks - North Carolina, 1825 July 19

4. Articles and Clippings

170Women in Government quiz sheet - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1980
171Millstein, Beth - Margaret Sanger and the Right to Know - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1978
172Weinbaum, Alexandria - Elizabeth Cady Stanton : Launching the Women's Rights Movement - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1983
173Rivera, Anne - Chief Sarah Winnemucca - Paiute Peacemaker - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1979
174Cron, Lisa - Annie Smith Peck - A Woman at the Top - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1978
175Women's History Week - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1981
176Frances Perkins - Stateswoman of the New Deal - TABS : Aids for Ending Sexism in School, 1980
177Women of Alaska Given Franchise, King George Becoming Active - newspaper clippings, 1913 March
178Blackwell, Alice Stone - The Worth of a Vote - Woman's Journal
179The Women's Charter of Inequality - National Woman's Party, 1937
180Equal Rights for Women Doctors - National Woman's Party, 1922
181Price, Lucy Jeanne - Liquor and Suffrage - broadside
1821776 - Retouching an Old Masterpiece - illustrated by Paulk Stahr - Life cover, Vol. 66, No. 1705, 1915 July 1
183Rosiere, Gabrielle - Place-cards for a Suffrage Luncheon, 1913
184Society and Stage in a Suffragette Operetta - The Theatre, 1916 March
185Balfour, James Arthur Balfour, Earl of. - Parliamentary Franchise (Women) Bill - Speech - 8 pages, 1910
186Women Do Not Wish to Vote - The National Bulletin - Vol. 2, No. 3, 1894 April
1116Know Inc. - Women: Take Your Men, Too!, Divisiveness and Self-Destruction in the Women's Movement: A Letter of Resignation, by Anselma dell'Olio, Anything You Can Do: An Answer to the Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm, Male Chauvinism: Attitudes & Practices, 1968-1970
3The Woman Vote - They Elect Officers for the Suffrage Convention - The Constitution: Atlanta - page 18, 1895 February 3
3Closing Days With the Woman Suffragists - The Constitution: Atlanta - page 19, 1895 February 3
3One Hundredth Birthday of Abraham Lincoln - The San Francisco Sunday Call, 1909 February 7
3Lincoln Was for Woman Suffrage - San Francisco Examiner, 1915 October 31
3Suffragette Leaders on Hike to Washington - The Tacoma Tribune, 1913 February 28

5. Editorial Cartoons

187Cheney, Leo - Militant Suffragist (after long and futile efforts to light a fire for her tea-kettle). "And to think that only yesterday I burnt two pavillions and a church!" - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 June 4
188Armour, George Denholm - Race-course in the near future, suffragette-proof - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1914 July 8
189Stampa, George Loraine - The Child is Daughter of the Woman - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 March 5
190Shepperson, Claude Allen - Another Militant - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 March 19
191Reynolds, Frank - How Militant Suffragettes are Made - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 February 5
192Raven-Hill, Leonard - The Judgement of Parisette - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1911 December 27
193Partridge, Bernard - Rag-Time in the House - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 January 29
194Partridge, Bernard - A Pleasure Deferred - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 February 5
195Partridge, Bernard - The Majesty of the Law - Punch, or the London Charivari, 1913 March 5
196Partridge, Bernard - Mr. Punch's Russian Ballet - Punch's Almanack for 1913 - color, 1913

6. Photographs and Prints

197Anthony, Susan Brownwell - photographic reproduction
198Friganza, Trixie - photograph reprint
199Suffragette Tug, New Jersey - photograph reprint
1100Shaw, Dr. Anna Howard - stereo card
1101Suffragettes, London - photograph reprint
1102Browning, Elizabeth - book plate engravings
1103Anthony, Susan B. - photograph - signed

7. Ephemera

1104Celebration of the Granting of Equal Suffrage to the Women of the United States - Fort Worth, Texas, 1920 September 6
1105Gilman, Charlotte Perkins - Lecture and book brochure
1106Paper doll - woman with "Votes for Women" pennant
1107Election Campaign in Cumberland - petition - National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies - broadside, 1909
1108Votes for Women - paper wafer - Women's Social and Political Union
1109Husband's and Wife's Commandments - advertising card - J.W. Wilson
1110Junior Senior Reception - program - featuring Suffragette Salad, 1912 April 5
1111Anthony, Susan B. - Crackerjack toy puzzle
1112Anthony, Susan B. - program - Unveiling of bust at the Hall of Fame, New York University, 1952 May 18
111375th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage - hand held fan, 1995

8. Artifacts

1114Set of 8 reproduction Suffragette pins and badges
1115Vote No on Woman Suffrage - pinback button
1The Ladies Effort - banner - letters and decoration made from postage stamps - 10 x 48 inches
2Suffragette figurine - Cameo Girls, 2005
2Votes for Women - set of 4 tea pots - Preservation Society of Newport County
2Anthony, Susan B. - letter opener
2Anthony, Susan B. - Death mask necklace
2Loyal Temperance Legion pin - St. Louis Button Company
2Netherlands thimble
2Am I Not a Man and a Brother - British and Foreign Anti Slavery Society - convention coin
2Queen Elizabeth portrait print and autograph - framed
2Woman Suffrage Party of Greater Cleveland - convention delegate ribbon, 1917 January 30
2Votes for Women - Vote Yes November 6 - sewing kit
2If you think you don't need a vote, some other woman knows she does. Be fair. - lantern slide
2Abraham Lincoln quote - lantern slide
2Women are in Chains Without ERA - button - Congressional Union
2Green, white, purple bow with pin
2Green, white, purple ribbon
2Green, white, purple ribbon with gold tassels on ends
2Schultz on Woman's Suffrage - Frank Kennedy - 10 inch, 78 rpm record - Victor Talking Machine Company