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A-54

Woodward, Ellen S. (Ellen Sullivan). Papers of Ellen Sullivan Woodward, 1927-1954: 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-54
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Ellen S. (Ellen Sullivan) Woodward
Title: Papers of Ellen Sullivan Woodward, 1927-1954
Date(s): 1927-1954
Quantity: .83 linear feet (2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, articles, etc., of Ellen Sullivan Woodward, the second woman in the Mississippi House of Representatives and federal government official.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 47-17, 53-42, 59-20
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Sullivan Woodward, Federal Security Agency, Washington, D.C. Received December 1946, 1953, March 1959.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Ellen Sullivan Woodward 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:

Ellen Sullivan Woodward Papers, 1927-1954; item description, dates. A-54, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Oxford, Mississippi, Ellen Sullivan Woodward married Albert Y. Woodward, lawyer and judge. Widowed in 1925, she became the second woman in the Mississippi House of Representatives and held various state jobs, was assistant administrator of the Works Progress Administration in Washington (1933-1938), a member of the Social Security Board, a member of United States delegations to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and director of the Office of Inter-Agency and International Relations of the Federal Security Agency.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Biographical materials, correspondence, speeches and articles re: Mississippi State Board of Development, Social Security Board, United States Works Progress Administration, Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Washington, D.C., United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), Susan B. Anthony, and womanpower.

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Additional Index Terms

Articles
Civil defense
New Deal, 1933-1939
Social security
Speeches
United States--Economic policy--1933-1945
United States--Officials and employees
Women--Employment
Women--Southern states
World War, 1939-1945--Women
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958
Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Washington, D.C.
Mississippi. State Board of Development
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
United States. Social Security Board
United States. Works Progress Administration

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