Autographs of Susan B. Anthony, 1899
Autographs of Susan B. Anthony, suffragist and reformer.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Access. Originals are closed; use digital images.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Susan B. Anthony 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.
Photocopies of two inscriptions written by Susan B. Anthony to her cousins, Daniel S. Read and Sarah Burbeck Read, on the flyleaves of volumes 1 and 2 of Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony by Ida Husted Harper (Indianapolis and Kansas City: The Bowen-Merrill Company, 1899). The volumes are available at the Schlesinger Library.
Best known for her lifelong crusade for woman’s suffrage, Anthony was first active in the temperance and anti-slavery movements. In May 1869 she organized the National Woman Suffrage Association, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as president. From 1891 to 1900, she was the second president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These autographs were microfilmed in 1980 under a grant from The George F. and Sybil H. Fuller Foundation, Worcester, Massachusetts.
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Autographs of Susan B. Anthony, 1899: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women
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