Overview

Title: Anne Martin campaign literature
Creator(s): Martin, Anne, 1875-1951
Collection Number: 96-25
Dates (inclusive): 1914-1918
Physical Extent: 0.01 cubic feet (7 items)
Preferred Citation: Anne Martin campaign literature, 96-25. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
Permanent Link: http://dewey.library.unr.edu/xtf/view?docId=ead/96-25-ead.xml

Biographical Note

Pioneer Nevada suffragist; first woman in Nevada to run for the U.S. Senate (unsuccessfully) in 1918 and 1920.

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Scope and Content

Campaign literature includes flyers with testimonials from well-known national feminist figures; Martin's views on World War I, on land monopoly in Nevada, and on labor; and postcards in English and Italian urging women to support Martin in her Nevada senatorial campaign. Also included is a copy of Outwest magazine featuring "The clash in Nevada: a history of women's fight for enfranchisement (Aug. 1914), with articles by Jane Addams, Mary Austin, Carrie Chapman Catt, Mary Roberts Coolidge, Sara Bard Field, Inez Haynes Gillmore, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Gail Laughlin, Anne Martin, and Anna Howard Shaw.

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from the Ormsby Public Library, Carson City, NV.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the Special Collections Department photo archive as collection number UNRS-P1996-05

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Arrangement

  • Unarranged

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Administrative Information

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 15, 2016.

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