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COLLECTION Identifier: A/J46

Scrapbook of Jennette A. Jeffrey, 1912-1915


Suffrage scrapbook created by Jennette A. Jeffrey.


  • 1912-1915


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the scrapbook created by Jennette A. Jeffrey 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 a scrapbook created by Jennette Street Jeffrey. The scrapbook contains clippings and cartoons relating to suffrage for women.


Jennette Atwater Street Jeffrey was born in Brooklyn, New York. She attended the University of Toronto (A.B. 1895), and taught at St. Margaret's College in Toronto, Canada. Jennette A. Jeffrey married Edward Charles Jeffrey on May 26, 1901 They had one son: Charles Street Jeffrey. Jennette A. Jeffrey became active with the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association after the Jeffrey's move to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jennette A. Jeffrey died on February 20, 1960, in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 54-24

The scrapbook of Jennette A. Jeffrey were given to the Schlesinger Library by Jennette A. Jeffrey in 1954.

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).

Processing Information

Updated and additional description added: March 2022

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
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by gifts from the Zetlin Sisters Fund, the Jane Rainie Opel ’50 Fund, and the Gerard Schlesinger Library Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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