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Abstract This collection is comprised of archival materials generated by British and American women of the nineteenth century. This archive contains the 1890-1895 minutes book of the Women's Franchise League, London, which was founded in 1889. The Women's Franchise League, also known as the National Society for Women's Suffrage in Great Britain, was active in the early 1890s. Members of this group included Mrs. E. Pankhurst, Harriet Stanton-Blatch, Countess Schack, Alice Cliff-Scatcherd, and Mrs. Jacob...
Abstract Elizabeth Robins was born on August 6, 1862 in Louisville, Kentucky, the eldest daughter of Charles Ephraim Robins (1832-1893) and his cousin and wife, Hannah Maria Crow Robins (1836-1901). This small collection consists primarily of correspondence between members of Elizabeth Robins' family or from her friends (1876-1938); a few family photographs; correspondence regarding a lecture series at Bedford College for Women, University of London, in 1926; some autobiographical notes; and early...
Dates: 1876 - 1945
Abstract The series consists of a photocopy of approximately 2000 pages of typed transcriptions of journals kept by Frances E. Willard between 1855 and 1896 (the original hand-written journal totals over 8,000 pages). Willard kept journals continuously from the age of 16 to 31, and then from age 54 to 57. The journals are an invaluable resource for understanding the life and thought of one of the most important American women of the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1855 - 1986
Found in: Northwestern University Archives
- Subject: Women--Suffrage X
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 2
- Northwestern University Archives 1
- Actresses 1
- Feminism 1
- Novelists, American 1
- Social reformers 1
- National Society for Women's Suffrage (Great Britain) 1
- Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952 1
- Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898 1
- Women's Franchise League 1