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Lola Maverick Lloyd papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00094

Scope and Contents

This small collection of Lola Maverick Lloyd's papers documents her peace-related activities, during and after World War I, through correspondence, unpublished and published writings by Maverick Lloyd and others, biographical materials, periodicals, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings. Organizations represented include the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the Campaign for World Government. There is also one file on her daughter, Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, containing writings, correspondence and printed material.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1903-1952


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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical / Historical

Pacifist; Suffragist; Women's rights activist. Lola Maverick was born 24 November 1875, daughter of George Madison Maverick and Mary Elizabeth Vance; grew up in St. Louis and on the cattle ranch owned by her family; graduated from Smith College, 1897; taught mathematics there, 1901. Married William Bross Lloyd, 1902, son of social reformer, Henry Demarest Lloyd, settling in Winnetka, a wealthy Chicago suburb; divorced, 1916; four children: Mary, William Jr., Georgia, and Jessie. She was a pioneer suffragist; a pacifist; and co- founder, with Jane Addams, of the Woman's Peace Party, 1915. She was a delegate to the International Congress of Women at the Hague, 1915; sailed on Henry Ford's Peace Ship, 1915; co-chaired, with Rosika Schwimmer, the Campaign for World Government; and co-founded the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Lloyd was also a painter and studied modeling in Paris, 1931-32. She designed the Texas State House and executed the details. Lola Maverick Lloyd died 25 July 1944.


0.229 linear feet (1 container)


Pacifist; Suffragist; Women's rights activist. A small collection documenting her peace-related activities, during and after World War I, through correspondence and published pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings.

Related Materials

There is related material in the Jessie Lloyd O'Connor Papers and the Schwimmer-Lloyd Collection in the SSC. The bulk of the Maverick Lloyd's Papers can be found at the New York Public Library. Additional papers are at the Swarthmore Peace Collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063