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F. W. Olin Library

Special Collections and Archive

The Aurelia Reinhardt Collection on Women’s History

This is a subject collection of about 325 books, journals, and ephemera on topics pertaining to women, with a strength in women’s suffrage, birth control, and social issues. Items of interest include leaflets on suffrage, etiquette and domestic manuals, and a first edition of the six volume The History of Women Suffrage, edited by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage, published by the notorious phrenologists Fowler & Wells (New York, 1881–1922).

The Library also has the similarly named Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Papers which is the archive of Reinhardt’s presidency at Mills College.

Links of interest

Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement

Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920 from the Library of Congress

(call number = Reinhardt)

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Last Updated: 9/11/17