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Vermont Equal Suffrage Association papers, 1883-1927.
Vermont Equal Suffrage Association.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSC 144  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Corporate Author : Vermont Equal Suffrage Association.
Title : Vermont Equal Suffrage Association papers, 1883-1927.
Physical Description : 3 linear ft. (3 boxes).
General Note : Continued in MSC 145, 146, Ms Size B.
Summary :

This collection is made up of newspaper clippings and scrapbooks detailing the activities of the various suffrage organizations including most prominently the Vermont Equal Suffrage Association, The League of Women Voters, the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and the Women's Christian Temperance Union. The papers were collected by Annette Parmelee and include some of her correspondence with the press and with national suffrage associations. There are also membership lists of the Vermont Equal Suffrage Association, suffrage pamphlets, information on suffrage conventions, petitions from each county and details of the legislative activity on women's suffrage.

Biographical or historical data :

The Vermont Woman's Suffrage Association was organized in 1883 and held its first annual meeting in January 1885 in Barton Landing. The membership was made up of both men and women and was closely allied with the American Woman's Suffrage Association and Lucy Stone. In 1907 the Vermont Woman's Suffrage Association changed its name to the Vermont Equal Suffrage Association. When it became clear in 1920 that women had the right to vote the Vermont Equal Suffrage Association became the Vermont League of Women Voters, affiliated with the National League of Women Voters.

Personal Subject : Clement, Percival W. (Percival Wood), 1846-1927.
Corporate Subject : National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Women's Christian Temperance Union.
League of Women Voters.
Subject Term : Women Suffrage Vermont.
Women's rights Vermont.
Suffrage Vermont.
Geographic Term : Vermont Politics and government.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Petitions.
Added Author : Parmelee, Annette W.
Olzendam, Lilian H.
Added Author : Vermont League of Women Voters.
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