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Schwimmer-Lloyd collection

Collection Data

The collection consists chiefly of correspondence and papers of Rosika Schwimmer (1877-1948), Lola Maverick Lloyd (1875-1944) and their associates relating to their work for the European and American feminist movements, woman suffrage, World War I mediation efforts, international peace and world government. Correspondents include hundreds of notable Americans and Europeans such as Jane Addams, Anita Augspurg, Emily G. Balch, Mary R. Beard, Carrie Chapman Catt, Albert Einstein, Lida Gustava Heymann, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Aletta Jacobs, Alice Paul, Anna Howard Shaw, Baroness Bertha von Suttner, and Count Michael Karolyi. The papers of Rosika Schwimmer contain photographs of feminists and suffragists and the International Woman Suffrage Alliance (IWSA) Congresses, with a particular focus on the 1913 Budapest Congress.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1890 - 1960
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2703
Physical Description
Extent: 1650 linear feet (1361 boxes)
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16081539
MSS Unit ID: 2703
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e789350-c5dc-012f-1163-58d385a7bc34
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