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COLLECTION Identifier: B/O37

Notebook of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association, 1899


Notebook with minutes of Ohio Woman Suffrage Association meeting.


  • Creation: 1899

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association, as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


1 folder

Collection consists of notebook containing minutes of an Executive Committee meeting held October 1-4, 1899, in Akron, Ohio, including reports of speeches by Carrie Chapman Catt. Kept by Hattie A. Sachs, Recording Secretary. Recipes and menus are on back pages of the notebook. Also includes Hattie A. Sachs's delegate ribbon from the 31st annual National American Woman Suffrage Association convention held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in April-May 1899.


The Ohio Woman Suffrage Association was founded in 1885 in Painesville, Ohio.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 777

The notebook of the Ohio Woman Suffrage Association was given to the Schlesinger Library by Mrs. S.I. Levy in 1964.

Processing Information

Updated and description added: August 2020

By: Jenny Gotwals.

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by the Alice Jeanette Ward Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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