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A-113

Gellhorn, Edna Fischel, 1878-1970. Papers of Edna Fischel Gellhorn, 1919-1960: 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

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-113
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Edna Fischel Gellhorn, 1878-1970
Title: Papers of Edna Fischel Gellhorn, 1919-1960
Date(s): 1919-1960
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, biographical material, etc., of Edna Fischel Gelhorn, civic worker and suffragist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 310, 1410
Gift of Mrs. George Gellhorn, 4961 LaClede Ave., St. Louis, Missouri. Received June 1961, August 1968.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Edna Fischel Gellhorn 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.

Preferred Citation:

Edna Fischel Gellhorn Papers, 1919-1960; item description, dates. A-113, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Edna Fischel Gellhorn (Mrs. George), a St. Louis civic worker, was director of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, president of the St. Louis and Missouri League of Women Voters, and vice-president of the national League of Women Voters.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The papers of Mrs. George Gellhorn, an active civic worker in St. Louis, Missouri, contain biographical material and correspondence relating to her position as director of the National Woman Suffrage Association, as president of the St. Louis and Missouri Leagues of Women Voters, and as vice-president of the National League of Women Voters. There is also considerable correspondence with Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, Mrs. Catt's letters to members of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and biographical and other material about Mrs. Catt.

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Additional Index Terms

Peace--Societies, etc.
Saint Louis (Mo.)--Social conditions
Women--Political activity
Women social reformers
Women--Suffrage
Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966
Anthony, Lucy Elmina
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950
Brown, Gertrude Foster, 1867-1956
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947
Committee of Ten
Douglas, Emily Taft
Fischel, Martha Ellis, 1850-1935?
Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998
Goldmark, Josephine Clara, 1877-1950
Hansl, Eva Elise vom Baur, 1889-1978
Harrison, Gladys
Hay, Mary Garrett, 1857-1928
Kenyon, Dorothy, 1888-1972
League of Women Voters of Missouri
League of Women Voters of St. Louis (Mo.)
League of Women Voters (U.S.)
Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission
McCormick, Katharine Dexter, 1875-1967
McCulloch, Catharine Waugh, 1862-1945
McDowell, Mary Eliza, 1854-1936
National American Woman Suffrage Association
National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.)
Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955
Robins, Margaret Dreier
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Sherwin, Belle, 1868-1955
Strauss, Anna Lord, 1899-1979
Symington, Stuart
Upton, Harriet Taylor
Wells, Marguerite Milton, 1872-1959

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