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Guide to the Mary E. Gawthorpe Papers TAM.275

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Jessica Weglein and Laura Helton, 2001-2003

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on April 01, 2015
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Rachel Schimke for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials (2013); edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information   , April 2015

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gawthorpe, Mary Eleanor, 1881-1973
Title: Mary E. Gawthorpe Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1881-1990
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1907-1933
Abstract: Mary E. Gawthorpe (1881-1973) was a British suffragist who was an organizer for the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) from 1906 to 1912. Following her immigration to the United States in 1916, she was involved in a number of American social and political movements, including women's suffrage and labor education. Her papers, which consist of diaries, correspondence, notes, postcards, flyers, leaflets, news clippings, and photographs, cover the period of her involvement with the radical British suffragettes as well as some of her activities in the United States.
Quantity: 8.0 linear feet in 7 record cartons, 3 oversize flat boxes, 1 photograph box, 11 folders, and 1 flat file drawer
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Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.275