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COLLECTION Identifier: A/A628f

Papers of Susan B. Anthony, 1882


Correspondence of Susan B. Anthony, suffragist and reformer.


  • 1882


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

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Access. Originals closed; use digital images.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Papers created by Susan B. Anthony are in the public domain.

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


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Autograph letter signed to her cousin, Senator Henry Bowen Anthony of Rhode Island, asking for his support during the campaign for the ratification of the state constitutional amendment to give women the vote in Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, September 18, 1882. Also annotated broadside announcing the 14th Annual Convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association in Omaha on September 26-28, 1882, and typed transcript of Anthony's letter.


Best known for her lifelong crusade for woman's suffrage, Susan B. 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 1891-1900, she was the second president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 99-M167

Received from Boris I. Bittker, November 1999.

Related Material:

For additional Susan B. Anthony materials at the Schlesinger Library, see A/A628, A/A628a, A/A628b, A/A628c, A/A628d, A/A628e, A/A628g, and A-143.

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Papers of Susan B. Anthony, 1882: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women
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