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A-124

Wells, Marguerite Milton, 1872-1959. Papers of Marguerite Milton Wells, 1895-1959: 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-124
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Marguerite Milton Wells, 1872-1959
Title: Papers of Marguerite Milton Wells, 1895-1959
Date(s): 1895-1959
Quantity: .83 linear feet (2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks, articles, speeches, etc., of Marguerite Milton Wells, suffragist, president of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, and president of the National League of Women Voters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 485
Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Ireys, 401 Groveland Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Received October 1962.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marguerite Milton Wells 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:

Marguerite Milton Wells Papers, 1895-1959; item description, dates. A-124, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Marguerite Milton Wells, a suffrage leader, was president of the Minnesota League of Women Voters (1922-1932) and president of the National League of Women Voters (1934-1944).

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Five scrapbooks, 1895-1944, of clippings relating chiefly to Marguerite Milton Wells's activities as a suffrage leader, Pres. of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, 1922-1932, and Pres. of the National League of Women Voters, 1934-1944. Collection also contains few photographs, pamphlets, and one folder of National League of Women Voters correspondence, 1938-1944.

CONTAINER LIST

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Additional Index Terms

Women--Suffrage
League of Women Voters of Minnesota
League of Women Voters (U.S.)

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