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COLLECTION Identifier: B-23

Records of the National Consumers' League, 1912-1949


Correspondence, clippings, minutes, etc., of the National Consumer League, which works to improve conditions for workers.


  • Creation: 1912-1949

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the National Consumers' League 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.


.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)

Records of the National Consumers' League include a constitution; correspondence; clippings; invitations to, minutes, 1938-1949, and copies of addresses before annual meetings; and minutes of the executive committee, 1937-1942, and of the committee on cooperation, 1917-1919.


The National Consumers' League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 55-56

Gift of Consumers' League of Massachusetts in memory of Margaret Wiesman, Executive Secretary, 1931-1953. Received through Miss Rosamond Lamb, May 1955.

National Consumers' League. Records of the National Consumers' League, 1912-1949: A Finding Aid.
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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