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M-133, reel D4; WRC 49

Crowley, Teresa A., 1874-1930. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1914-1944: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

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Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
December 2005

© 2005 President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: M-133, reel D4; WRC 49
Note: ORIGINALS CLOSED. USE MICROFILM. REQUEST AS: M-133, reel D4.
Repository: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
Creator: Teresa A. (O'Leary) Crowley, 1874-1930
Title: Woman's Rights Collection (WRC)
Quantity: Folder 49
Abstract: Biographical sketches, correspondence, leaflets, etc., of Teresa A. Crowley, lawyer, suffragist, and amateur actress. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

Acquisition Information:

These papers of Teresa A. (O'Leary) Crowley 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 June 1990 by Kim Brookes. It was microfilmed as part of a Schlesinger Library/University Publications of America project.

Preferred citation for publication:

Teresa A. Crowley Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1914-1944; item description, dates. WRC-49, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Lawyer, suffragist, and amateur actress Teresa A. (O'Leary) Crowley was born in Wakefield, Mass., in 1874. As chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, TAC led several successful campaigns against anti-suffrage politicians; she was remembered as one of the leading outdoor suffrage speakers. For further biographical information, see biographical sketches in this series.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

See inventory below.

INVENTORY

Additional catalog entries

The following catalog entries represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this series. An entry for each appears in the Harvard On Line Library Information System (HOLLIS) and other automated bibliographic databases.
Ames, Blanche
Leonard, Gertrude (Halladay), 1868-1919
Anti-feminism
Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association
Scripts
Weeks, John Wingate, 1860-1926
Women-Suffrage-Massachusetts

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