Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

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Women's Suffrage Ephemera Collection

Part I: Description

Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library
Collection Number: M88

Copyright © 2011 by Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library
Last Updated: November 14, 2013




 

Shredded wheat advertisement - jump to larger image



 

Extent
Total Boxes: 6

Administrative Information

Provenance

Ownership & Literary Rights
The Women's Suffrage Ephemera Collection is the physical property of the Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.

Cite as:
Suffrage Ephemera Collection, Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library.

Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.

 


 

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

The Women's Suffrage Ephemera Collection includes a variety of ephemera related to the fight for women's suffrage dating from c. 1910 until the early 1920s.

The collection includes around seventy-five broadsides (including posters, advertisements, and persuasive arguments), pamphlets and leaflets published by various women's suffrage groups across the United States.. The collection also contains three-dimensional material from various suffrage conventions and conferences, including a large collection of pins, ribbons and buttons, many owned by Jane Campbell or M. Carey Thomas. Also included in the collection are postcards, both pro- and anti- suffrage, newspaper clipppings on the life of Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, and portrait photographs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. For additional material, see the Carrie Chapman Catt Papers and Albums.

 


COLLECTION BY ITEM TYPE:

Broadsides
Manuscript Material

Pamphlets, Leaflets, and Newspaper Clippings
Postcards and Photographs
Pins, Ribbons and Buttons
Three-Dimensional Material

 

 

 

Paper cup - Empire State Campaign - jump to larger image

 

 

Full List of Guides to the Collections
Abbreviations Used in Guides

 

Processing and description by Marianne Hansen and Sarah Sheplock

Last Update: November 14, 2013 , Special Collections at SpecColl@brynmawr.edu