Women's History Items List

14 items available

  1. Petition for bail from accused witches, ca. 1692 (John Davis Batchelder Autograph Collection).

  2. Letter, Elizabeth Blackwell to Baroness Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron concerning women's rights and the education of women physicians, 4 March 1851 (Blackwell Family Papers).

  3. Shaker religious greeting, watercolor, January 1853 (Shaker Collection).

  4. Letter, Mary Todd Lincoln to Abraham Lincoln advising her husband to remove the hesitant Gen. George B. McClellan from command, 2 November [1862] (Abraham Lincoln Papers).

  5. Letter (pages 13-20), Varina Davis to Montgomery Blair describing the capture of her husband, Jefferson Davis, 6 June 1865 (Blair Family Papers).

  6. "Autumn," poem by Helen Keller, 27 October 1893 (Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers).

  7. Draft of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's The Woman's Bible, ca. 1895 (Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers).

  8. Letter, Susan B. Anthony to Adelaide Johnson discussing women ministers and Johnson's sculpture memorializing prominent suffragists, 8 February 1896 (Susan B. Anthony Papers).

  9. Letter, Elizabeth Pennell to Mr. Kennerley concerning Aubrey Beardsley's 1891 illustrated letter about James McNeill Whistler's Peacock Room, 3 April 1929 (Pennell-Whistler Collection of the Papers of Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell and James A. McNeill Whistler).

  10. Letter, Margaret Mead to her grandmother Martha Ramsay Mead discussing her decision to retain her maiden name, 7 December 1923 (Margaret Mead Papers).

  11. Amelia Earhart's palm print and analysis of her character prepared by Nellie Simmons Meier, 28 June 1933 (Nellie Simmons Meier Collection).

  12. Letter, Eleanor Roosevelt to Walter White detailing the First Lady's lobbying efforts for federal action against lynchings, 19 March 1936 (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records).

  13. Clare Boothe Luce's scene description of her play The Women, ca. 1936 (Clare Boothe Luce Papers).

  14. Letter, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy to Toni Frissell discussing Frissell's photographs of the Kennedys' September 1953 wedding reception in Newport, Rhode Island, [1953] (Toni Frissell Collection).

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