Somerville Literary Society Collection of Autographs of Famous Women
Contains a collection of autographs of prominent women including Dorothea Dix, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lillie Devereux Blake, and Emily Sartain. The items were given to the Somerville Literary Society, a Swarthmore College women's literary organization, by Charles F. Jenkins to form the nucleus of an autograph collection. Most include a short published biography and portrait with a brief note from the subject. Exceptions are two letters from Elizabeth Cady Stanton. In one, she defends Mrs. Horace Greeley as a supporter of suffrage.
- Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 (Contributor, Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for research use.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Somerville Literary Society Records, RG6/Q-001. Method of acquisition--Transfer from; Date of acquisition--2011.
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