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Anna Melissa Graves papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0633
Anna Melissa Graves (born 1875) was a writer, teacher, and activist with the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. This collection consists of typed and hand-written letters, broadsides, and publications dating from 1922-1968.

Dates

  • 1922-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.38 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Anna Melissa Graves (born 1875) was a writer, teacher, and activist. She was an active member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and, from the 1920s onward, she traveled around the world for her activist work, visiting countries on almost every continent. She died in 1964 and left behind voluminous correspondence showing the international scope of her contacts and interests.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of typed and manuscript letters, broadsides, and publications dating from 1922-1968 kept by Anna Melissa Graves. Of note are a selection of letters from friends, publishers, and fellow activists.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into three series: announcements, correspondence, and publications.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased from Benjamin Katz Books in October 2013.

Related Materials

The following repositories contain additional material on Anna Melissa Graves:

Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Anna Melissa Graves Papers, 1919-1953, Collection: DG 015.

Wayne State University, Anna Melissa Graves Papers, Accession number: LP000708.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Emily Davidson on June 5, 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA