Guide to the Collection of the Women's Political Union, 1912Manuscript MS-1107

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Guide to the Collection of the Women's Political Union, 1912

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1107

Collection Dates:

1912

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear feet)

Abstract:

Women's Political Union Parade Collection (1912). Contains a broadside, correspondence, and a program related to a pro-suffrage parade of May 4, 1912 in New York City.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Collection of materials related to the Women's Political Union May 4, 1912 parade in New York City. Organized by Harriet Stanton Blatch (daughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton) the march sought to bring attention to the cause of Women's suffrage. Includes an official program and pledge to march in the parade, broadside advertising the parade, correspondence from Stanton-Blatch to police commissioner Waldo concerning lack of police protection along the route, and photographs of the parade.

History

Women's Political Union (1910-1915). Founded by Harriet Stanton Blatch as the successor to her Equality League of Self-supporting Women. The Union advocated suffrage rights for women and organized marches to promote their cause. The Women's Political Union merged with the Congressional Union in 1915.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: 1912

Includes an official program and pledge to march in the parade, broadside advertising the parade, correspondence from Stanton-Blatch to police commissioner Waldo concerning lack of police protection along the route, and photographs of the parade.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Finding Aids