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COLLECTION Identifier: A/S533

Volume of Harriette R. Shattuck, 1892-1894


Copy of The Woman's Manual of Parliamentary Law written by suffragist Harriette R. Shattuck.


  • 1892-1894

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the volume created by Harriette R. Shattuck 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.


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Collection contains a volume entitled, The Woman's Manual of Parliamentary Law (1892), written by Harriette R. Shattuck; handwritten annotations and photographs are also included.


Harriette Lucy Robinson Shattuck was born on December 4, 1850, to William Robinson and Harriet Jane (Hanson) Robinson in Massachusetts. Beginning in the 1860s, Harriette Robinson Shattuck was active in the woman suffrage movement, later helping her mother, Harriet Hanson Robinson, organize the National Woman Suffrage Association of Massachusetts. In 1878, Harriette Robinson Shattuck married Sidney Doane Shattuck.

In 1878, Harriette Robinson Shattuck helped found the "Old and New," a woman's club of Malden, Massachusetts, and was active in the formation of the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1890. After Harriet Hanson Robinson's death, Harriette Robinson Shattuck moved with her husband to Poughkeepsie, New York, later returning to Malden. Harriette Robinson Shattuck died on March 24, 1937.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 85-M258

The volume of Harriette R. Shattuck was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from the Bryn Mawr Book Sale.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital Surrogates of the items in this collection are available through the Adam Matthew online database Gender: Identity and Social Change (Access restricted to subscribing institutions).

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Papers of Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson and Harriette Lucy Robinson Shattuck, 1833-1937 (A-80).

Processing Information

Processed: July 1988

By: Jane Knowles

Updated and additional description added: February 2021

By: Cat Lea Holbrook

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
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Processing of this collection was made possible by the Zetlin Sisters Fund and the Jane Rainie Opel '50 Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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