Florence Kelley papers, 1836-1932 (bulk 1881-1932).

Collection Data

Names
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1836 - 1932
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 6303
Topics
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Genres
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Ephemera
Notes
Content: Florence Kelley was an activist, lawyer, and sociologist who worked at the vanguard of urban and social reform movements in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and headed the National Consumers' League for thirty-four years.
Ownership: Gift of Augusta M. Kelley, 1973.
Content: The Florence Kelley papers contain correspondence, writings, address books, clippings, financial and legal documents, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter and ephemera documenting Kelley's personal life and her professional commitment to social reform, from her time atHull House in Chicago to her tenure as General Secretary of the National Consumers' League.
Ownership: MSS 73M27
Date: The bulk of the collection was created between 1881-1932
Physical Description
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (16 boxes).
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16525779
RLIN/OCLC: 85856966
MSS Unit ID: 6303
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 375b5c30-c6c0-012f-f708-58d385a7bc34
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