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M-133, reel C8; WRC 29

Boyer, Ida Porter, 1859-1952. Papers of Ida Porter Boyer in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1853-1940: 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.: M-133, reel C8; WRC 29
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Ida Porter Boyer, 1859-1952
Title: Papers of Ida Porter Boyer in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1853-1940
Date(s): 1853-1940
Quantity: 1 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Letter, notice, portrait, etc., of Ida Porter Boyer, suffragist and educator. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

These papers of Ida Porter Boyer fill one folder of the Woman's Rights Collection, which was given to Radcliffe College in August 1943 and formed the nucleus of the Women's Archives, later the Schlesinger Library. The material in this folder was prepared for microfilming in May 1989 by Janet Hayashi. It was microfilmed as part of a Schlesinger Library/University Publications of America project.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Originals closed; use microfilm M-133, reel C8.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Ida Porter Boyer 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:

Ida Porter Boyer Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1853-1940; item description, dates. WRC, folder 29. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Ida Porter Boyer was born in Middleport, Pennsylvania. She served as field secretary of the Pennsylvania Woman Suffrage Association, manager of the woman suffrage campaign in Oklahoma, and organizer for the National American Woman Suffrage Association. She was also active in suffrage campaigns in Oregon and Ohio. Boyer was married to Alvah H. Boyer and had one son, Richard Porter Boyer, born in 1885. For additional biographical information, see Woman's Who's Who of America, 1914-1915 (New York: American Commonwealth Co., 1914).

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Additional Index Terms

Women--Suffrage--United States
Woman's Centennial Congress (1940 : New York, N.Y.)
National American Woman Suffrage Association
Upton, Harriet Taylor

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