Women's Suffrage Ephemera collection
Held at: Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]Bryn Mawr College Library, 101 N. Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr 19010
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Bryn Mawr College. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
This collection includes a large collection of pins, ribbons and buttons, many owned by Jane Campbell and M. Carey Thomas. Campbell founded the Philadelphia County Woman Suffrage Association in 1869. She was one of the few prominent Catholic feminists at the time.Thomas was the second president of Bryn Mawr College from 1894-1922. 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.
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, many from Pennsylvania and California. The collection also contains three-dimensional material from various suffrage conventions and conferences.
- Bryn Mawr College
- Finding Aid Author
- Sarah Sheplock, Marianne Hansen, Elizabeth Reilly
- Finding Aid Date
- 2013 Nov 14
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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.