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M-133, reel B1; WRC 79-79a

Hay, Mary Garrett, 1857-1928. Papers of Mary Garrett Hay in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918-1923: 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 B1; WRC 79-79a
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Mary Garrett Hay, 1857-1928
Title: Papers of Mary Garrett Hay in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918-1923
Date(s): 1918-1923
Quantity: 2 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, biographical sketches, etc., of Mary Garrett Hay, suffragist. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

These papers of Mary Garrett Hay fill two folders 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 these folders was prepared for microfilming in April 1989 by Jane Ward. It was microfilmed as part of a Schlesinger Library/University Publications of America project.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Originals closed; use microfilm, M-133, reel B1.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Mary Garrett Hay 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:

Mary Garrett Hay Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1918-1923; item description, dates. WRC 79-79a, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Mary Garrett Hay was an active suffragist who worked closely with Carrie Chapman Catt, as well as a temperance reformer and Republican Party leader. She was prominent in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, president of the New York Equal Suffrage League (1910-1918) and of the New York City Woman Suffrage Party (1912-1918), and chairman of the Republican Women's National Executive Committee (1919-1920) and of the New York City League of Women Voters (1918-1923). For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (Cambridge, Mass., 1971), which includes a list of additional sources.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection includes correspondence, biographical sketches, and a photograph of Mary Garrett Hay.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Women--Suffrage--United States
Cunningham, Minnie Fisher, 1882-1964
Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955
New York State Woman Suffrage Party
Whitehouse, Vira Boarman, 1875-1957

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