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COLLECTION Identifier: A-124

Papers of Marguerite Milton Wells, 1895-1959

Overview

Scrapbooks, articles, speeches, etc., of Marguerite Milton Wells, suffragist, president of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, and president of the National League of Women Voters.

Dates

  • 1895-1959

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marguerite Milton Wells is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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

.83 linear feet ((2 file boxes) plus 1 folio+ folder)
Five scrapbooks, 1895-1944, of clippings relating chiefly to Marguerite Milton Wells's activities as a suffrage leader, Pres. of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, 1922-1932, and Pres. of the National League of Women Voters, 1934-1944. Collection also contains few photographs, pamphlets, and one folder of National League of Women Voters correspondence, 1938-1944.

BIOGRAPHY

Marguerite Milton Wells, a suffrage leader, was president of the Minnesota League of Women Voters (1922-1932) and president of the National League of Women Voters (1934-1944).

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 485

Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Ireys, 401 Groveland Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Received October 1962.

CONTAINER LIST

  1. Box 1: folder 1-6, volumes 1-3
  2. Box 2: volumes 4-5
Title
Wells, Marguerite Milton, 1872-1959. Papers of Marguerite Milton Wells, 1895-1959: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00958

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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