Papers of Teresa A. Crowley in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1914-1944
Biographical sketches, correspondence, leaflets, etc., of Teresa A. Crowley, lawyer, suffragist, and amateur actress. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Originals closed; use microfilm, M-133, reel D4.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Teresa A. Crowley 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.
Collection includes biographical sketches, correspondence, leaflets, and a prologue to a skit.
Lawyer, suffragist, and amateur actress Teresa A. (O'Leary) Crowley was born in Wakefield, Massachusetts, in 1874. As chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, Crowley led several successful campaigns against anti-suffrage politicians; she was remembered as one of the leading outdoor suffrage speakers.
Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These papers of Teresa A. (O'Leary) Crowley fill one folder of the Woman's Rights Collection, which was given to Radcliffe College in August 1943 and formed the nucleus of the Women's Archives, later the Schlesinger Library. The material in this folder was prepared for microfilming in June 1990 by Kim Brookes. It was microfilmed as part of a Schlesinger Library/University Publications of America project.
- Crowley, Teresa A., 1874-1930. Papers of Teresa A. Crowley in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1914-1944: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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