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Call No.: WRC 1036-40; M-133, reel A18
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Title: Papers of Anna Howard Shaw in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1908-1943
Quantity: 5 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Biographical material, correspondence, photographs, etc., of Anna Howard Shaw, English-born Methodist minister, temperance lecturer, and woman suffrage leader. These papers are part of the Woman's Rights Collection.
This material forms part of the Schlesinger Library's Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 (WRC).There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Series X of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, Anna Howard Shaw papers, 1863-1955 (M-133, reel A14-18; A-68).
Anna Howard Shaw, reformer, minister, and physician, became a lecturer for the Massachusetts State Suffrage Association in 1885. She worked closely with Susan B. Anthony and was vice-president-at-large of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1892-1904) and president (1904-1915). Upon retirement as president in 1915 she was named honorary president for life. For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (Cambridge, Mass. 1971), which includes a list of additional sources.
Collection includes biographical material, correspondence, pamphlet by Anna Howard Shaw, photographs, etc.