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Book/Printed Material Proceedings of the National Women's Rights Convention held at Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1853

[ National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection copy ]

About this Item

Title

  • Proceedings of the National Women's Rights Convention held at Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1853

Summary

  • This pamphlet addresses a variety of different problems facing women in the nineteenth century, including equal access to education and employment, reform of laws governing marriage and divorce, and concerns about prostitution and temperance. One issue discussed at this convention was women's right to vote.

Names

  • National Woman's Rights Convention (1853 : Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893, former owner
  • Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906, inscriber
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Susan B. Anthony Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Cleveland : Gray, Beardsley, Spear, & Co., 1854.

Headings

  • -  Women's rights--United States--Congresses
  • -  Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States--Congresses

Notes

  • -  "Published for the Committee."
  • -  LC copy formerly owned by Lucy Stone.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Gift; National American Woman Suffrage Association; Nov. 1, 1938.
  • -  Inside back paper cover, inscribed by Susan B. Anthony: On account of economy, there were no reports of the Convention in Philadelphia, Pa. 1854; Cincinnati, Ohio 1855; New York, 1856. Then there was no Convention on account--well all the women had, or were about to have children & Mrs. Rose was ill, 1857; no report for 1858.
  • -  Other call number on card for Susan B. Anthony Collection: JK1885 1848a no. 8 Copy 2. LAC nsk 2019-08-26
  • -  LAC nsk 2019-08-26 no edits (3 cards)
  • -  LAC nsk 2019-08-27 no edits (1 card)
  • -  LAC nsk 2019-09-05 no edits (1 card)
  • -  LAC tnb 2022-08-17 no edits (1 card)
  • -  LAC knj 2022-08-22 update (2 cards)
  • -  LAC knj 2022-09-03 update (2 cards)

Medium

  • 188 p. ; 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • JK1881 .N357 sec. I, no. 143, #3
  • JK1885 1848a no. 8
  • JK1885 1848c no. 8
  • JK1888 1848 no. 6
  • JK1885 1848d no. 12
  • JK1881 .N357 sec. VII, no. 1, #18 Another copy. Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 93838288

Online Format

  • online text
  • image
  • pdf

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

National Woman'S Rights Convention, Lucy Stone, Susan B Anthony, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, and Susan B. Anthony Collection. Proceedings of the National Women's Rights Convention held at Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 5th, 6th, and 7th. Cleveland: Gray, Beardsley, Spear, & Co, 1854. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/93838288/.

APA citation style:

National Woman'S Rights Convention, Stone, L., Anthony, S. B., National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection & Susan B. Anthony Collection. (1854) Proceedings of the National Women's Rights Convention held at Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 5th, 6th, and 7th. Cleveland: Gray, Beardsley, Spear, & Co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/93838288/.

MLA citation style:

National Woman'S Rights Convention, et al. Proceedings of the National Women's Rights Convention held at Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 5th, 6th, and 7th. Cleveland: Gray, Beardsley, Spear, & Co, 1854. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/93838288/>.