Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1800-1925: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

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The Mott Papers and the Sermons Collection, Friends Historical Library (FHL), Swarthmore College, contain speech texts. See also the Miscellaneous Women's Papers Collection, Wilkes College Library, and Sylvina Maria (Dewey) Green Papers, University of Rochester Library.

Other types of primary source material are found in Anne Elizabeth McDowell Papers, Brookline, Massachusetts, Public Library; Anti-Slavery Manuscripts, Elizabeth Stanton Papers, Boston Public Library; Adelaide Johnson Papers, Elizabeth Stanton Papers, NAWSA Records, 1839-1961, Library of Congress, Manuscript Division; Anna Bassett Griscom Papers, Lucretia Mott Papers, Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers, Howland Family Papers, Manuscript Journals Collection, Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia For the Relief and Employment of Poor Women Records, Swarthmore College, Friends Historical Library; Anna Lord Strauss, Oral History Collection, and Griffling Papers, Rare Book and manuscript Library, Columbia University; Austin Craig and Craig Family Papers, Minnesota Historical Society, Archives and Manuscripts Division; Ella (Sargent) Montgomery Papers, University of Rochester Library; Florence (Woolsey) Hazard Papers, Cornell University, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives; Florence (Woolsey) Hazard Papers and Garrison Family Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College; Gardner Family Papers, American Antiquarian Society; Ida A. (Husted) Harper Papers, Huntington Library; Lucretia Mott Papers, Matilda Gage Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe; Salem Female Anti-Slavery Society Records, 1834-1866, Essex Institute; WRC Records, Seneca Falls, New York, Historical Society; Women's Suffrage Collection, Chicago Historical Society.


Published Primary Materials

James and Lucretia Mott: Life and Letters. Ed. Anna Davis Hallowell. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1884. See Appendix for speech texts. ( JLMLL)

Mott Lucretia (Coffin). Discourse on Woman . . . delivered at the Assembly Building, December 17, 1849. 1850. Philadelphia: W. P. Kildare, 1869. HOW; MCSFH 2:71-97.

-----. Lucretia Mott, Her Complete Speeches and Sermons. Ed. and intro. Dana Greene. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1980. ( CSAS) A full chronology of her speeches is provided here.

-----. Righteousness Gives Respect to Its Possessor. Sermon, Unitarian Church, Washington, D.C., January 15, 1843. R. B. Davis, Stenographer. Davis & Pound Printers, Salem, Ohio, 1843.

-----. A Sermon to the Medical Students, delivered by Lucretia Mott, at Cherry Street Meeting House, Philadelphia, on First-day Evening, Second Month; 11th, 1849. Philadelphia: Merrihew & Thompson, 1849, pp. 3-21. HOW

-----. Slavery and "The Woman Question": Lucretia Mott's Diary of Her Visit to Great Britain to Attend the World's Anti-slavery Convention of 1840. Ed. Frederick B. Tolles . Haverford, Pa.: Friends' Historical Association, 1952.

Proceedings of the Anti-Sabbath Convention [ Boston, March 23-24, 1848]. Port Washington, N.Y.: Kennikat Press, 1971.

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