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A-38

Norris, Katharine Augusta, 1878-1949. Papers of Katharine Augusta Norris, 1943-1948: 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-38
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Katharine Augusta Norris, 1878-1949
Title: Papers of Katharine Augusta Norris, 1943-1948
Date(s): 1943-1948
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Minutes, correspondence, reports, etc., of Katharine Augusta Norris, convenor of the Women's Joint Legislative Committee for Equal Rights in the 1940s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 54-25
Received February 1954. Gift of Miss Alma Lutz, River St., Boston, Massachusetts.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Katharine Augusta Norris 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:

Katharine Augusta Norris Papers, 1943-1948; item description, dates. A-38, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Katharine (Kittie) A. Norris, daughter of Myron Augustine and Mary E. (Howdan) Norris, was born August 12, 1878, in Kent, Ohio. After graduating from Vassar College in 1901, Norris returned to Ohio where she became a teacher. She was a convenor of the Women's Joint Legislative Committee for Equal Rights and a member of the National Woman's Party. Norris died in 1949.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Minutes, letters, etc. relating to the Women's Joint Legislative Committee for Equal Rights, of which Katharine Augusta Norris was Convenor. Also letters, reports, etc. re the National Woman's Party litigation, 1946-1947.

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Additional Index Terms

Minutes
Women's rights
Berrien, Laura
Granger, Dorothy Shipley, 1899-1998
National Woman's Party
Paul, Alice, 1885-1977
Pollitzer, Anita, 1894-1975
Women's Joint Legislative Committee for Equal Rights
World Woman's Party for Equal Rights

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