Papers of Rose Arnold Powell, 1922-1961
Correspondence, journals, articles, etc., of Rose Arnold Powell, who worked to memorialize Susan B. Anthony.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Rose Arnold Powell 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.
Extent2.09 linear feet (5 file boxes)
Rose Arnold Powell's journals, correspondence and articles show how indefatigably she worked to have Susan B. Anthony memorialized in many ways. There is a large section of material on Susan B. Anthony, and on Mrs. Powell's attempts to have Anthony represented at Mount Rushmore, including correspondence with Gutzon Borglum.
Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 188, 272, 296
Gift of Mrs. Rose Arnold Powell. 217 First Ave., Excelsior, Minnesota. Received 1960-1961.
- Box 1: folders 1-11, volumes 1-9
- Box 2: folders 12-34
- Box 3: folders 35-54
- Box 4: folders 55-79
- Box 5: folders 80-102, volume 10
- Powell, Rose Arnold, 1876-1961. Papers of Rose Arnold Powell, 1922-1961: A Finding Aid
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