In Her Own Right

Elizabeth Burrill Curtis letter to Mariana Wright Chapman

Image A00180099 1 lg
Date created 1897-09-15
Creators Curtis, Elizabeth Burrill, 1861-1914
Description Discusses her opinion that only properly educated women should be enfranchised, and that men should be likewise restricted. Expresses that she thinks women's disenfranchisement as a whole is a better situation than a situation where ''illiterate'' women would have the right to vote.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects Women--Education | Women--Suffrage | Curtis, Elizabeth Burrill, 1861-1914
Geographical location Ashfield (Mass.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Mariana Wright Chapman Family Papers, SFHL-RG5-260, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00180099. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see