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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 204

Papers of Alde L. T. Blake, 1897-1919

Overview

Correspondence, annual reports, programs, etc., of Alde L.T. Blake, suffragist and campaign secretary for the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association.

Dates

  • 1897-1919

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Alde L. T. Blake 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.

Extent

.21 linear feet ((1/2 file box) plus 1 oversize folder banners)
This collection includes correspondence, annual reports, publications and other papers of the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association and the National American Women Suffrage Association, collected by Alde L. T. Blake (Mrs. William F.), a Michigan suffragist. Although Mrs. Blake was the campaign secretary in 1912, there are no letters written by her and very few directed to her. There is, however, extensive correspondence of Dr Alfred W. Wishart, campaign advisor to the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association, concerning the "Recount of 1912", which followed the election in which women in Michigan narrowly missed getting the vote. Also included are programs and other papers on suffrage and other meetings held in the state of Michigan between 1897 and 1919.

BIOGRAPHY

Alde L. T. Blake (Mrs. William F. Blake) was a suffragist and in 1912 campaign secretary of the Michigan Equal Suffrage Association.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 71-129

The papers of Alde L. T. Blake (Mrs. William F.) were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in September 1971 by her daughter, Dorothy Stuart Blake.

SEPARATION RECORD

Published items received with the collection, catalogued as books.
  1. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Convention of the N.A.W.S.A., 1900
  2. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Convention of the N.A.W.S.A., 1903
  3. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Convention of the N.A.W.S.A., 1911
  4. The Woman Citizen Library, 12 volumes
  5. House of Representatives: Hearing on House Joint Resolution No. 68, 1898
  6. House of Representatives: Hearing on House Joint Resolution No. 144, 1900
  7. Hearing Before the Committee on Woman Suffrage of U.S. Senate, 1904
Also received, kept as duplicate books:
  1. House of Representatives--Woman Suffrage: Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, 1912
  2. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Convention of the N.A.W.S.A., 1899

Processing Information

Processed: March 1974

By: SEH
Link to catalog
Title
Blake, Alde L. T. Papers of Alde L. T. Blake, 1897-1919: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00458

Repository Details

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