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Kenyon, Dorothy

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1888 February 17-1972 February 11 - 1972-02-11

Biography

Class of 1908.

Occupations: Lawyer; Feminist; Judge; Social reformer.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Kenyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00085
Abstract Lawyer, feminist, judge, and political activist. The Kenyon collection illuminates the continuity of social activism around such issues as race, class, poverty, and gender from the 1930s-60s. Topics reflected include worldwide suffrage; abortion rights; minority legal rights; the Equal Rights Amendment; and civil rights. Materials include writings, speeches, organizational records, photographs, memorabilia, and audio tapes of interviews and speeches. Significant correspondents include: Bella...
Dates of Materials: 1850 - 1998

Kenyon, Dorothy, 1971-75

 File — Box: 67.11, Folder: 26-27
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series consists of twelve boxes of correspondence and transcripts with and by the interview respondents. These are filed alphabetically.

Dates of Materials: 1971-75

Women's rights collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00397
Abstract This collection contains both printed materials and original sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present, primarily in the United States. Materials include biographical writings on individuals who made significant contributions to women's rights; an important concentration of sources on women's rights conferences and conventions; records pertaining to the E.R.A. fight; records of the President's Commission...
Dates of Materials: 1789-2000; Majority of material found within 1864-1983