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Lincoln, Alexander, 1873-1954. Papers of Alexander Lincoln, 1919-1940: 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-109
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Alexander Lincoln, 1973-1954
Title: Papers of Alexander Lincoln, 1919-1940
Date(s): 1919-1940
Quantity: 4.3 linear feet (7 file boxes, 2 half file boxes, 1 folio box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, minutes, etc., of Alexander Lincoln, lawyer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 308, 74-58
Gift of Mrs. Alexander Lincoln 59 Codman St. Brookline, Mass. and Mr. Alexander Lincoln, Jr., Meredith, New Hampshire. Received June 1961 March 1974.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Anyone wishing to read any part of these papers must read a statement of the purposes of the Sentinels of the Republic and sign a form stating that (s)he has read the statement.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Alexander Lincoln is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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:

Alexander Lincoln Papers, 1919-1940; item description, dates. A-109, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


The following items have been removed from the collection:


Alexander Lincoln, lawyer of Boston, Massachusetts, was President, 1927-1936, of the Sentinels of the Republic, a nation-wide organization opposing federal encroachment on the rights of the States and of the individual.


These papers contain records of meetings and correspondence covering the work of the Sentinels in the fields of maternity care, education, old age assistance, and social security. By far the largest part of the collection pertains to the activities of the Sentinels in opposition to the Child Labor Amendments, 1924 thru 1939.


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Child labor--Law and legislation--United States
Federal government
Jews--United States
Maternal health services
Old age assistance
Social security
States' rights (American politics)
Balch, Katharine T.
Frothingham, Harriet A.
Moseley, George Van Horn, 1874-1960
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007
Sentinels of the Republic