Harriet P. Lynch Letters - Accession 16 - M2 (2)
Accession 16 - M2 (2)
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Mrs. Harriet P. Lynch and Mrs. Eulalie Salley served as president and vice-president respectively of the Equal Suffrage League. Mrs. Lynch was Honorary 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.
Harriet P. Lynch Letters were deposited with the Archives on May 26, 1974 by Dr. Constance Myers, College of Charleston, History Department.
Women's History, Women's Suffrage, Winthrop College, Labor rights, Employment compensation, Sexism
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Harriet P. Lynch Letters - Accession 16 - M2 (2)". Finding Aid 118.
LC Subject Headings
Lynch, Harriet Powe, 1865- --Correspondence; Salley, Eulalie, 1883-1975--Correspondence; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College--History; South Carolina Equal Suffrage League; Women--Political activity--South Carolina; Suffragists--South Carolina; Equal pay for equal work
Additional information on the equal pay for equal work controversy can be found in the Winthrop Board of Trustees records.