Manuscript Collection

Harriet P. Lynch Letters - Accession 16 - M2 (2)

Title

Harriet P. Lynch Letters - Accession 16 - M2 (2)

Files

Identifier

Accession 16 - M2 (2)

Inclusive Dates

1920

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

7 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Mrs. Harriet P. Lynch and Mrs. Eulalie Salley served as president and vice-president respectively of the Equal Suffrage League. Mrs. Lynch was Honarary President from Cheraw, SC and Mrs. Salley was President from Aiken, SC.

Scope and Content Note

The Harriet P. Lynch Letters consist of correspondence from Harriet P. Lynch to Mrs. Julian B. Salley discussing the equal pay for equal work controversy at Winthrop College (1915-1920) where certain women teachers resigned or were fired. Mrs. Salley and Mrs. Lynch served as president and vice-president respectively of the Equal Suffrage League.

Additional Notes

Additional information on the equal pay for equal work controversy can be found in the trustees records of the official college archives.

Provenance

Harriet P. Lynch Letters were deposited with the Archives on May 26, 1974 by Dr. Constance Myers, College of Charleston History Department.

Keywords

Women's History, Women's Suffrage, Winthrop College, Labor rights, Employment compensation, Sexism

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Harriet P. Lynch Letters - Accession 16 - M2 (2)

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