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Maverick Lloyd's papers documents her peace-related activities, during and after World War I, through correspondence, unpublished and published writings by Maverick Lloyd and others, biographical materials, periodicals, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings.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.
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Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright ownership for this collection is unknown. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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.
1 boxes (.25 linear feet)