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4.67 linear feet (2 folio boxes, 2 folio+ boxes)
In these archives which elaborate her autobiography, are materials relative to her long public career. They cover her helping to found the New York Consumers' League and later the National Consumers' League; her work for woman suffrage which began when she discovered that she could not get hearings before the state legislature in behalf of her interest in social welfare work as easily as voting men if at all; her activities in connection with the peace movement; her contacts with men and women in high places in Europe and the Orient, her influence in her own country as well as in foreign countries and their acknowledgment; her role as singer; her function as hostess; and innumerable other features in her life. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution She has placed in these scrapbooks some of her published work as letters and articles. She has also inserted poems, articles, and other items which impressed her so much with their power that she made them part of herself. There are tributes to her from notable persons on this side and the other side of the Atlantic.
Mainly newspaper clippings re the activities of Maud Nathan in New York society, in the Consumers' League of New York, and the National Consumers' League, and her work for woman suffrage, and as a delegate to many international congresses - for peace, suffrage, the working girls, and social betterment. Many reports of speeches. Volume 8 given over to reviews and many letters re her book, The story of an epoch-making movement.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Maud Nathan (Mrs. Frederick Nathan), 225 West 86th St., New York City
- Reel 1: v.1 - v.5
- Reel 2: v.6 - v.12
- Folio+ Box 1: v.5 - v.6, v.11 - v.12
- Folio+ Box 2: v.7 - v.10
- Folio Box 3: v.3
- Folio Box 3a: v.4
- Folio Box 4: v.1
- Folio Box 4a: v.2
- Nathan, Maud, 1862-1946. Papers of Maud Nathan, 1890-1956: A Finding Aid
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