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New Collection Documents the Years Before and After Women’s Suffrage

October 13, 2011

Out of the blue, in March, came a call from the great-granddaughter of Edna Lamprey Stantial. Stantial was for many years archivist of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Her name is familiar to those who study that era, but there is no significant collection of her papers anywhere. That made the answer to the question of whether Schlesinger Library would be interested in Stantial's papers easy—yes!

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Celebrating Librarians

April 10, 2012

To celebrate librarians, we are highlighting the papers of Jane Maud Campbell. This small Schlesinger collection is available entirely online through Harvard's Open Collections Program.

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Profiles in Sound: Tales from Schlesinger’s Oral Historian

July 20, 2011

Grace Murray Hopper ("Amazing Grace") was interviewed in Schlesinger Library's Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project. Hopper relates in the interview that as a child she loved taking things like clocks apart and trying to put them back together.

Schlesinger Library Conservation Corner

June 22, 2011

One of the most powerful documents to come across the Schlesinger Library conservation bench is this single-leaf manuscript from the recently processed Additional Papers of the Poor Family.

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