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Lincoln, Alexander, 1873- . Papers, 1919-1940: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

© 2006 President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: A-109
Repository: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
Creator: Alexander Lincoln
Title: Papers, 1919-1940
Quantity: 7 file boxes, 2 half file boxes, 1 folio box
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, minutes, etc., of Alexander Lincoln, lawyer.

Acquisition Information:

Accession numbers: 308, 74-58
Gift of Mrs. Alexander Lincoln 59 Codman St. Brookline, Mass. and Mr. Alexander Lincoln, Jr., Meredith, N.H. 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 the statement that (s)he has read the above.

Preferred citation for publication:

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


Mr. Alexander Lincoln, lawyer of Boston, Mass., 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.



Additional catalog entries

Sentinels of the Republic
Child labor
Old age
Social security
Moseley, George Van Horn, 1874-1960
Frothingham, Harriet A.
Balch, Katharine T.
Child Labor Amendment
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, jr., 1917-
Jews in the United States


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