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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Papers of Susan B. Anthony, 1882: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: A/A628f
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Susan B. (Susan Brownell) Anthony, 1820-1906
Title: Papers of Susan B. Anthony, 1882
Date(s): 1882
Quantity: 1 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of Susan B. Anthony, suffragist and reformer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 99-M167
Received from Boris I. Bittker, November 1999.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access. Originals closed; use digital images.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Papers created by Susan B. Anthony are in the public domain.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Susan B. Anthony Papers, 1882; item description, dates. A/A628f, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Related Material:

For additional Susan B. Anthony materials at the Schlesinger Library, see A/A628, A/A628a, A/A628b, A/A628c, A/A628d, A/A628e, and A-143.


Best known for her lifelong crusade for woman's suffrage, Susan B. Anthony was first active in the temperance and anti-slavery movements. In May 1869 she organized the National Woman Suffrage Association, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as president. From 1891-1900, she was the second president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971).


Autograph letter signed to her cousin, Senator Henry Bowen Anthony of Rhode Island, asking for his support during the campaign for the ratification of the state constitutional amendment to give women the vote in Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, September 18, 1882. Also annotated broadside announcing the 14th Annual Convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association in Omaha on September 26-28, 1882, and typed transcript of Anthony's letter.

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Anthony, Henry B. (Henry Bowen), 1815-1884
National Woman Suffrage Association (U.S.)