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M-133, reel D4; WRC 46

Coe, Evelyn Peverley, 1881-1967?. Papers of Evelyn Peverley Coe in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918: 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 D4; WRC 46
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Evelyn Peverley Coe, 1881-1967?
Title: Papers of Evelyn Peverley Coe in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918
Date(s): 1918
Quantity: 1 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Executive committee report and lecture by Evelyn Peverley Coe, suffragist. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

These papers of Evelyn Peverley Coe 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 July 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 D4.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Evelyn Peverley Coe 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:

Evelyn Peverley Coe Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918; item description, dates. WRC-46, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Evelyn Peverley Coe was born Isabella Evelyn Peverley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Peverley. In 1906 she married Richard Davenport Coe; at some point the Coes moved to Massachusetts, where Coe served in a number of organizations devoted to woman suffrage and to war service work. She was chairman of the Public Service and the War Service committees of the Boston Equal Suffrage Association (BESA), secretary of the Massachusetts branch of the Congressional Union, secretary of the Executive Committee for the Boston Equal Suffrage Association Suffrage Coffee House at Ayer (Massachusetts), and later director and executive secretary of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Club in Boston.
For additional information, see the Evelyn Coe collection (A/C672) at the Schlesinger Library.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection consists of an executive committee report of the Suffrage Coffee House and a letter concerning a War Service Committee lecture.

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Additional Index Terms

Women--Suffrage--Massachusetts
Boston Equal Suffrage Association for Good Government. Suffrage Coffee House (Ayer, Mass.)
Gillmore, Inez Haynes, 1873-1970

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