Author: Martha Kelly

A Little History of The History of Woman Suffrage

The American Women’s Suffrage movement is surely one of the best documented of all social revolutions thanks to the remarkable six-volume, 6,000 page, History of Woman Suffrage. Leaders of revolutions often write their memoirs (if they live long enough) but rarely…

New Price Guide for Paperbacks Available

Graham Holroyd’s new price guide for paperbacks, Paperback Prices and Checklist, fills a real need for collectors and booksellers. The initial printing of 5000 copies should sell out in a hurry, since no similar guide exists and the only previous similar…

Forgotten Americana – The Women’s Suffrage Movement

This is the third article on the American women’s suffrage movement. All three are overviews in which I’ve tried to emphasize the major books and ephemera of the period. Although much new material continues to appear, The History of Woman Suffrage is…

Neglected Americana: The Woman’s Rights Movement

This is the second of two articles on notable events, books, and ephemera of the 19th century suffrage movement. The first article is in the IOBA Standard, Volume III, Number 4. Both articles are just overviews. I’ve tried to emphasize the most…

Neglected Americana: The Woman’s Rights Movement

Relics of revolutions are avidly collected— uniforms, bullets, swords, guns, and propaganda, are carefully preserved. Until recently, however, relics of one of the most sweeping revolutions, the social revolution in women’s rights that culminated in the suffrage struggles of the…