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A-142

Henrotin, Ellen M. (Ellen Martin), 1847-1922. Papers of Ellen Martin Henrotin, 1865-1921: 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-142
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Ellen M. (Ellen Martin), 1847-1922
Title: Papers of Ellen Martin Henrotin, 1865-1921
Date(s): 1865-1921
Quantity: 1.04 linear feet (2+1/2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, notebooks, etc., of Ellen Martin Henrotin, reformer and second president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 746
Gift of Mrs. Edward Henrotin, Road's End, Cherryplain, New York. Received May, 1964.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Ellen Martin Henrotin 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:

Ellen Martin Henrotin Papers, 1865-1921; item description, dates. A-142, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Ellen Martin Henrotin, wife of a Chicago banker, was active in the leading reform movements of her day including social welfare, labor, and suffrage. Second president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Henrotin was a prime mover in bringing the loose collection of newly organized women's clubs into a national and international movement.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Ellen Martin Henrotin's papers include many speeches, which reveal her wide range of interests, as well as correspondence and other material relating to her activities.

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Additional Index Terms

Charities--Illinois--Chicago
Prostitution
Social reformers
Social service
Speeches
Women--Social conditions
Women--Societies and clubs
Women--Suffrage
Working class
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago Woman's Club
General Federation of Women's Clubs
Henrotin, Charles, 1843-1914
Palmer, Bertha Honoré, 1849-1918

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