New York Woman Suffrage collection, 1914-1915.
Collection Number: 8041

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
New York Woman Suffrage collection, 1914-1915.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
8041
Abstract:
Includes flyers and broadsides regarding Woman Suffrage movement.
Creator:
no primary creator
Cannon, Henry White, Mrs.
Miller, Alice Duer.
Howe, Frederic C., Mrs.
Frank, Florence Kiper.
Trimble, Jessie.
New York Woman Suffrage Association. Sixth District (Delaware County)
Quanitities:
.1 cubic feet.
Language:
Collection material in English

Biographical / Historical

Collection is likely the archive of Mrs. Henry White Cannon (Jennie O. Curtis), who chaired the Delaware County Committee of the New York Woman Suffrage Association, Sixth District. The Committee, based in Delhi, N.Y. (the county seat of Delaware County) formed in 1913. It includes materials distributed as part of its organizing efforts together with reports on its success. The Sixth District was headed by Harriet B. Owens, who received a Ph.D. in mathematics in 1910.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes (1) flyers and broadsides: "Attention!...Cakes for Sale" [ca. 1914]; "Votes for Women 46th Annual Convention of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association and General Conference of New York State Suffragists" [ca. 1914]; "Equal Suffrage One Section of the State Wide Pilgrimage" [ca. 1914]; "TONIGHT Votes for Women Hancock is highly honored to have Beatrice Forbes Robertson Hale..." [ca. 1914-1915]; "To-Morrow Night Tues, Oct. 5th at Opera House A Mass Meeting in the Cause of Equal Suffrage" [ca. 1915]: "Important Meeting Tonight!..." [ca. 1914-1915]; "Constitution Explained" [ca. 1914-1915]; and, "To the Delegates of the National Woman Suffrage Association;" (2) a suffrage enrollment mailing with a flyer ("Explanatory"), "All Year Round Resolutions for Suffragists" by Alice Duer Miller; and an enrollment card with a blank return envelope; (3) a fair copy of "The Widow's Thirds" by Aunt Patty, a verse monologue dramatizing unfair probate laws which deny equity to widows and the typescript of cheerful doggerel promoting "The Equal Suffrage Headquarters" available to all-comers in Delhi; (4) three suffrage plays: typescript of Mrs. Frederic C. Howe's THE PERFECT LADY; typescript of Florence Kiper's CINDERELLINE OR THE LITTLE RED SLIPPERS; and a copy of Jessie Trimble's THE END OF THE BATTLE; (5) typescripts of drafts for speeches and reports on grassroots initiatives in Delaware County, principally during 1914; and (6) two broadsides related to the work of the Consumers' League on child labor and minimum wage standards.

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:

New York Woman Suffrage collection, #8041. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Other Resources

A more detailed listing of the contents of this collection can be found here, PDF file

SUBJECTS

Names:
Owens, Harriet B.
Hale, Beatrice Forbes Robertson.
New York State Woman Suffrage Association
Consumers\' League
Places:
Delaware County (N.Y.) -- Politics and government
Delhi (N.Y.) -- Politics and government.
Subjects:
Women -- Suffrage.
Minimum wage.
Child labor.
Women -- Suffrage -- New York (State) -- Delhi.
Women -- Suffrage -- New York (State) -- Delaware County.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

CONTAINER LIST
Container
Description
Date
New York Woman Suffrage collection,
1914-1915.
Box 1
Flyer: "ATTENTION! … CAKES FOR SALE"
1914-
8-1/2 x 9"
printed black on pale orange stock
Box 1
Leaflet: "Votes for Women / Woman Suffrage Conference and School"
1914
creator: Empire State Campaign Committee
8 x 10"
printed black on off-white stock
>Ithaca, NY
Box 1
Leaflet: "Votes for Women / 46th Annual Convention of the New York State Woman Suffrage Association and General Conference of New York State Suffragists"
1914
creator: New York State Woman Suffrage Association
9-1/4 x 12-1/2"
printed black on off-white stock
>New York
Box 1
Flyer: "Equal Suffrage One Section of the State Wide Pilgrimage…"
1914
10-3/8 x 6-3/16"
printed black on off-white stock
Box 1
Small Broadside: "TONIGHT Votes for Women Hancock is highly honored to have Beatrice Forbes Robertston Hale…"
1914-1915
10-1/4 x 4-11/16"
printed black on light green stock
Box 1
Flyer: "To-Morrow Night Tues., Oct. 5th at Opera House A Mass Meeting in the Cause of Equal Suffrage…"
1915
8-1/2 x 5-1/2"
printed black on tan stock
Box 1
Flyer: "Important Meeting To-Night!..."
1914-1915
9-3/8 x 5-1/2"
printed black on tan stock
Box 1
Flyer: "Constitution Explained…"
1914-1915
9-1/2 x 6-1/2"
printed black on tan stock
Box 1
Handbill: "To the Delegates of the National Woman Suffrage Association."
Undated
8 x 6"
printed black on off-white stock
Box 1
Flyer: "Woman Suffrage and Temperance."
Undated
creator: Southern Tier Suffrage Press
9-1/8 x 4-7/8"
printed black on pink stock
>Hornell, NY
Box 1
Flyer: "Explanatory …"
1914-1917
7 x 5-1/2"
printed blue on white stock
Box 1
Card: Miller, Alice DuerCard: Miller, Alice Duer. "All Year Round Resolutions for Suffragists."
Undated
3-1/2 x 5-1/2"
printed blue on white card stock (one side)
Box 1
Enrollment card, "New York State Woman Suffrage Party
Undated
3-1/4 x 5-1/2"
printed black on white card stock
New York Woman Suffrage collection,
1914-1915.
Box 1
Howe, Mrs. Frederic C. Typescript: THE PERFECT LADY A One Act Play
Undated
15 pages.
11 x 8-3/4"
brown wrappers (bradbound)
Box 1
[(Frank), Kiper, Florence] Typescript: CINDERELLINE OR THE LITTLE RED SLIPPERS
Undated
21 pages.
11-3/4 x 9-1/4"
brown wrappers, with the title penned in ink at the front cover
Box 1
[Stone, Jane (pseud., Jessie Trimble]. THE END OF THE BATTLE A Play in One Act.
1913
creator: The Cooperative Press
20 pages.
6-3/4 x 5-1/4"
off-white stapled wrappers
>New York
Box 1
Mss. (Fair copy): "The Widow's Thirds" By Aunt Patty.
Undated
5 pages.
11 x 8-1/2"
off white stock
Box 1
Carbon Typescript, "The Equal Suffrage Headquarters" (2 copies)
1913-1917
creator: Delaware County Equal Suffrage Association
11-3/8 x 7-7/8"
onion-skin typing paper
>Delhi, New York
New York Woman Suffrage collection,
1914-1915.
Box 1
Typescript: 1913 Report
1913
creator: New York State Woman Suffrage Party, Sixth District – Delaware County
5 pages.
11 x 8-1/2"
off-white typing paper
Box 1
Report: "The Suffrage Movement in Delaware County
1914
6 pages.
10-1/2 x 8"
off-white typing paper
Box 1
Speech: "What is the object of this Convention?"
1914
3 pages.
10-1/2 x 8"
off-white typing paper
Box 1
Carbon typescript: "The Equal Suffrage Campaign in Delaware opens with a Convention…"
1914
1 pages.
10-7/8 x 8-1/2"
off-white typing paper
Box 1
Report: "The movement in Delaware County is only 2-1/2 years old…"
1914
2 pages.
11 x 8-1/2"
off-white typing paper
Box 1
Address: "The New York State Women Suffrage Association held its first Convention…"
1914
3 pages.
10-1/2 x 8"
white onionskin typing paper
Box 1
Address: "VICTORY IN 1915!"
1914
1 pages.
11 x 8"
white onionskin typing paper
Box 1
Mss. Holograph Notes on Woman Suffrage.
1913-1915
5 pages.
10 x 8"
off-white writing paper
New York Woman Suffrage collection,
1914-1915.
Box 1
"Adding Up."
Undated
4-3/4 x 7-11/16"
typed text pasted to stiff card stock
Box 1
Notes.
1915-08-25
2 pages.
6-7/8 x 6"
on stationery engraved "Delhi, New York" at the upper margin
New York Woman Suffrage collection,
1914-1915.
Box 1
Consumers' League. Broadside: "Working Women of the State Is the Public Not to Know the Facts."
1914
creator: Consumers' League
15 x 8-1/2"
printed black on off-white newsprint
>New York City
Box 1
Broadside: "Child Labor and Factory Commission Continuation Bills Held up by Assembly Rules Committee."
1914-03-21
10-1/2 x 8-1/2"
printed black on off-white news print
>New York City