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Powell, Rose Arnold, 1876-1961. Papers of Rose Arnold Powell, 1922-1961: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University


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-107
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Rose Arnold Powell, 1876-1961
Title: Papers of Rose Arnold Powell, 1922-1961
Date(s): 1922-1961
Quantity: 2.09 linear feet (5 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, journals, articles, etc., of Rose Arnold Powell, who worked to memorialize Susan B. Anthony.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 188, 272, 296
Gift of Mrs. Rose Arnold Powell. 217 First Ave., Excelsior, Minnesota. Received 1960-1961.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Rose Arnold Powell 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:

Rose Arnold Papers, 1922-1961; item description, dates. A-107, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Rose Arnold Powell's journals, correspondence and articles show how indefatigably she worked to have Susan B. Anthony memorialized in many ways. There is a large section of material on Susan B. Anthony, and on Mrs. Powell's attempts to have Anthony represented at Mount Rushmore, including correspondence with Gutzon Borglum.


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Journals (notebooks)
Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.)
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Barney, Nora Stanton Blatch, 1883-1971
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Hilles, Florence Bayard, 1866-1954
Hooker, Edith Houghton
Johnson, Adelaide, 1859-1955
Lee, Percy Maxim, 1906-2002
Lutz, Alma
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
Paul, Alice, 1885-1977
Phillips, Lena Madesin, 1881-1955
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Sherwin, Belle, 1868-1955
Wells, Marguerite Milton, 1872-1959
Williams, Charl Ormond, 1885-1969
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947