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COLLECTION Identifier: A-107

Papers of Rose Arnold Powell, 1922-1961


Correspondence, journals, articles, etc., of Rose Arnold Powell, who worked to memorialize Susan B. Anthony.


  • Creation: 1922-1961

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

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.


2.71 linear feet (6+1/2 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 Rose Arnold Powell's attempts to have Anthony represented at Mount Rushmore, including correspondence with Gutzon Borglum.

Physical Location

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.


  1. Box 1: folder 1, volumes 1-6
  2. Box 2: folders 3-14, volumes 7-9
  3. Box 3: folders 15-36
  4. Box 4: folders 37-51
  5. Box 5: folders 52-70
  6. Box 6: folders 71-94
  7. Box 7: folders 95-102, volume 10
Powell, Rose Arnold, 1876-1961. Papers of Rose Arnold Powell, 1922-1961: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description

Repository Details

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