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Call No.: M-133, reel D3; WRC-44
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Adelaide Avery Claflin, 1846-1931
Title: Letter from Adelaide Avery Claflin in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1891
Quantity: 1 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Letter to Lucy Stone by Adelaide Avery Claflin, Unitarian minister, suffragist, lecturer, and writer. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.
Adelaide Avery Claflin was born Narcissa Adelaide Avery in Boston, Massachusetts. She married Frederic A. Claflin in 1870; they had a son and three daughters.Claflin began lecturing on woman suffrage in 1883 and appeared with Lucy Stone, Mary Livermore, and Julia Ward Howe. A Unitarian minister ordained at Meadville, Pennsylvania, in 1897, she was on the executive board of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association and a member of the Boston Equal Suffrage League. Claflin published articles and editorials in Boston newspapers and in the Woman's Journal; she was also a member of the Quincy School Committee and of the Boston Castilian Club, which promoted interest in Spanish poetry.For additional biographical information, see the Adelaide Avery Claflin collection (A/C583) at the Schlesinger Library, and A Woman of the Century, edited by Frances E. Willard and Mary A. Livermore (Buffalo, N.Y.: C.W. Moulton, 1893), pages 175-76, which is also available on microfilm: Research Publications, Inc., The History of Women, 1979, Reel 620, no. 4940.
Collection consists of a letter to Lucy Stone concerning Claflin's speaking schedule, July 13, 1891.