Mawr College Library Special Collections
Women's Suffrage Ephemera Collection
Part I: Description
Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library
Copyright © 2011 by Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College
Total Boxes: 6
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.
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.
Processing and description by Marianne Hansen and Sarah Sheplock
Last Update: February 7, 2011 , Special Collections at SpecColl@brynmawr.edu