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Guide to the Harriet Burton Laidlaw Scrapbooks
1910-1939
 MS 3195

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), 1873-1949
Title: Harriet Burton Laidlaw scrapbooks
Dates [inclusive]: 1910-1939
Abstract: The collection primarily holds scrapbooks and ephemera related to woman suffrage and "white slavery" (prostitution) compiled by suffragist Harriet Burton Laidlaw, principally from the years leading to the enfranchisement of women in New York State in 1917.
Quantity: 3.5 Linear feet in 4 boxes + 1 oversize folder
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 3195