Women's Suffrage Ephemera collection
Scope and Contents
The collection includes around seventy-five broadsides (including posters, advertisements, and persuasive arguments), pamphlets and leaflets published by various women's suffrage groups across the United States, many from Pennsylvania and California. The collection also contains three-dimensional material from various suffrage conventions and conferences.
- 1890 - 1920
- Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 (Former owner, Person)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Rights Information
The Women's Suffrage Ephemera collection is the physical property of the Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.
Biographical / Historical
This collection includes a large collection of pins, ribbons and buttons, many owned by Jane Campbell and M. Carey Thomas. Campbell founded the Philadelphia County Woman Suffrage Association in 1869. She was one of the few prominent Catholic feminists at the time.Thomas was the second president of Bryn Mawr College from 1894-1922. Also included in the collection are postcards, both pro- and anti- suffrage, newspaper clipppings on the life of Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, and portrait photographs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.
The Women's Suffrage Ephemera collection includes a variety of ephemera related to the fight for women's suffrage dating from c. 1910 until the early 1920s.
- Women's Suffrage Ephemera collection
- Sarah Sheplock, Marianne Hansen, Elizabeth Reilly
- 2013 Nov 14
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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