Women’s Suffrage Collection

Accession Number:  SC 14:03
Location:  RB-M
Dates:  Circa 1923 – 1949
Size:  1 legal slim Hollinger
Creator/Collector:  Collected by SLPL Fine Arts Department and Special Collections
Acquisition info:  Transferred from tin room files, April 2014
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history: The Women’s Suffrage publications were collected overtime and assembled as a tin room vertical file in at SLPL. The file resided in the St. Louis Room upon SLPL reopening after renovation (Dec. 2012) until Librarian Adele Heagney transferred the files to Special Collections.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Sarah Cain, April 2014
Conservation notes:  Metal fasteners removed
Scope and Content: The collection contains publications from the International Woman Suffrage Alliance and the Inter-American Commission of Women.
The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) was established in 1928 as the first inter-governmental agency to ensure recognition of women's human rights.
The International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA), now The International Alliance of Women (IAW), was headquartered in London. This organization has been a prominent international women's suffrage organization throughout its history. The IAW focuses on promoting women's human rights around the world, particularly the empowerment of women and gender equality.
Arrangement:  Collection organized alphabetically.
Restrictions:  Collection open for research. Permission required to reproduce images.
Remarks:  Some fragile items.

Women’s Suffrage Collection
Circa 1926-1949
1 legal slim Hollinger; 0.25 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/2  International Woman Suffrage Alliance: Committee for the Unmarried Mother and Her Child [undated]
 1/3  International Woman Suffrage Alliance: Committee on Family Endowment or Allowances, Reports and Resolutions, 1926
 1/4  International Woman Suffrage Alliance: Committee on the Nationality of Married Women, draft report from June 1923 to May 1926
 1/5  International Woman Suffrage Alliance: Tenth Congress of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, Paris, May 30–June 6, 1926. International Woman Suffrage Alliance: Tenth Congress of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, The Sorborne, University of Paris, May 30 to June 6, 1926
 1/7  Report on The Extraordinary Assembly of the Inter-American Commission of Women, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 1949
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