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COLLECTION Identifier: WRC 1052-4; M-133, reel A18

Papers of Lucy Stone in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1846-1943

Biographical sketches, suffrage pamphlets, photographs, etc., of Lucy Stone, suffragist and abolitionist. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

Dates

  • 1846-1943

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. ORIGINALS CLOSED. USE MICROFILM. REQUEST AS: M-133, reel A18.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Lucy Stone 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

4 folders

Collection consists of biographical sketches, suffrage pamphlets and speech by Lucy Stone, photographs, etc.

BIOGRAPHY

Lucy Stone, active suffragist and abolitionist, kept her own name after her marriage to Henry Browne Blackwell in 1855; they had one daughter, Alice Stone Blackwell, and in 1870 founded the Woman's Journal. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971), which includes a list of additional sources.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers of Lucy Stone fill four folders 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 these folders was prepared for microfilming in May 1989 by Chris M. Ponticelli. It was microfilmed as part of a Schlesinger Library/University Publications of America project.

Related Material:

This material forms part of the Schlesinger Library's Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 (WRC).
Title
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893. Papers of Lucy Stone in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1846-1943: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01039

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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