OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
|http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch01031View HOLLIS Record
Questions or Comments Copyright Statement
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: M-133, reel D29; WRC 648
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Lucia True Ames Mead, 1856-1936
Title: Papers of Lucia True Ames Mead in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1870-1921
Quantity: 1 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: List of presidents of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, pamphlet, skit by Lucia True Ames Mead, pacifist and suffragist. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.
Lucia True (Ames) Mead, pacifist and suffragist, was born Lucy Jane Ames in Boscawen, New Hampshire, in 1856. After a childhood in Chicago, she moved to Boston at the age of 14. In 1898 she married Edwin Doak Mead, editor of New England Magazine, pacifist, and advocate of woman's rights.Mead devoted much of her life to social reform. She served as president of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association (1903-1909) and supported many other organizations, including the Women's Municipal League, the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston), the Consumers' League, the NAACP, and the American Civil Liberties Union. An ardent pacifist, Mead was vice president of the National Council for the Prevention of War, a director of the American Peace Society, and secretary of the American committee of the League for Permanent Peace. Mead died in 1936.For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (Cambridge, Mass., 1971), which includes a list of additional sources.
Collection includes a pamphlet and a skit by Lucia True Ames Mead, and a list of presidents of the Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association.