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  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Anne Henrietta Martin Papers
    creator: Martin, Anne, 1875-1951
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS P-G 282
    Physical Description: Linear feet: 25 Boxes: 19; Cartons: 10; Volumes: 12
    Date (inclusive): 1834-1951
    Date (bulk): 1900-1951
    Abstract: Papers pertaining to Martin's activities for woman suffrage, feminism, social hygiene, and pacificism. Also included are materials relating to her U.S. Senate campaigns in Nevada in 1918 and 1920. Correspondents include: Dean Acheson, Jane Addams, Gertrude Atherton, Mary Austin, Mary Ritter Beard, Carrie Chapman Catt, Katherine Fisher, Henry Ford, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Herbert Hoover, Cordell Hull, Belle La Follette, Henry Cabot Lodge, Margaret Long, H.L. Mencken, Francis G. Newlands, Alice Paul, Key Pittman, Jenette Rankin, Theodore Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Margaret Chase Smith, Lincoln Steffens, Dorothy Thompson, Mabel Vernon, Charles Erskine, Scott Wood, Margaret Wood, and Maud Younger. The correspondence is supplemented by a large bulk of manuscripts and notes, pamphlets, magazine and newspaper clippings, campaign miscellany, suffrage material, personalia, and scrapbooks.
    Language of Material: English
    For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See:http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Anne Henrietta Martin papers, BANC MSS P-G 282, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Correspondence with Lincoln Steffens : also available on a partial reel of microfilm (negative [Rich. 119:5] and positive [X-X 1 FILM]).
    Correspondence with Upton Sinclair : also available on a partial reel of microfilm (negative [Rich. 401:4] and positive [X-X 5 FILM]).

    Related Collections

    Mabel Vernon Papers, 1914-1920 (BANC MSS P-G 283)
    Nevada Woman Suffrage Miscellany, 1914-1918 (BANC MSS P-G 284)

    Material Cataloged Separately

    Photographs transferred to The Bancroft Pictorial Collections (BANC PIC 1951.006--PIC).
    Printed materials have been transferred to the book collection of The Bancroft Library.
    17 volumes were initially deposited with the collection. Volumes 12-16 contained materials comprising three published titles. These were transferred to the book collection:
    • Suffragist; official weekly organ of the National Woman's Party (fJK1880.S8)
    • The Suffragette; official organ of the Woman's Social and Political Union (ffJN976.S8)
    • Votes for women (ffJN976.V7)
    Additional selected printed materials transferred to the book collection:
    • List of registered voters of Austin township... (fF848.A8A18)
    • Churchill county telephone and telegraph company. (F847.C5A18)
    • Elko county telephone and telegraph company.(F847.E5A18)
    • Elks, Benevolent and protective order of Reno lodge no. 157. (F848.R3E6)
    • Tax roll of Esmeralda County for the year... (F847.E8E7)
    • Goldconda telephone and power company.(F847.H9A18)
    • ...List of registered voters... (F848.G6A18)
    • The winning of Nevada for woman suffrage, including oration of Hon. Curtis J. Hillyer, delivered before a joint session of the Nevada Legislature in 1869. An unanswerable argument for the suffrage cause...(F846.H5)
    • ...Mormonism, the Islam of America, by Bruce Kinney..(F835.K7)
    • Program...22nd year. Leisure hour club, Carson City, Nev. (F848.C2L4)
    • ...An act to provide for the organization and government of irrigation districts...(F845.25.N4 1919)
    • Nevada. Laws, statutes, etc. (F846.4.N4 1918)
    • Journals... Nevada. Legislature (F846.1.N4 1864/5)
    • ...Official returns of the election... Nov. 1918.(F846.4.N5)
    • Nevada. University...Alumni bulletin...[no.1] (F844.E3N5)
    • Nevada consolidated telephone and telegraph company. Telephone directory [of Carson City]... (F848.C2A18)
    • Nevada federation of women's clubs. Year book, 1913/14.(F837.N35)
    • Nevada state equal suffrage association. Proceedings of the...annual convention. (F837.N5x)
    • Telephone directory...Tonopah, Goldfield, Manhattan, Hornsilver, Rhyolite, Beatty, Pioneer, Springdale... (F848.T6A18)
    • List of registered voters... Nov. 7, 1917.(fF848.R3A18)
    • How we won the vote in California, a true story of the campaign of 1911... (F863.S8)
    • List of registered voters... Nov. 7, 1916. (fF848.S6A18)
    • Nevada land grants. Hearings before the Committee on the public lands, House of representatives...(F845.1.U5)
    • ...List of registered voters... Nov. 7, 1916.(fF848.V4A18)

    Acquisition Information

    The Anne Henrietta Martin Papers were deposited in The Bancroft Library by Anne Martin in October 1939. Additions were made on April 18, 1940. On January 21, 1941 the collection became the property of The Bancroft Library as a permanent gift courtesy of Anne Martin through the cooperation of her neice, Edna Martin Parratt. One last set of additions was a gift of Edna Martin Parratt after Anne Martin's death in 1951.

    Biography

    Anne Henrietta Martin was born in Empire City, Nevada, Sept. 30, 1875, the daughter of William O'Hara Martin and Louise Stadtmuller Martin. She received her A.B. from the University of Nevada in 1894 and also an A.B. and M.A. in history from Stanford University in 1896 and 1897. From 1899-1901, she studied at Columbia University and the Universities of Leipzig and London. She headed the History Department of the University of Nevada from 1897-1899, and again resumed this post in 1901, at which time she also lectured in art history. From 1906 until 1910, she was active in the British suffrage campaign and while in London, Anne Martin met the Herbert Hoovers through her friend, Mary Austin. Also, while in London, Anne Martin was imprisoned for suffrage demonstrations. From 1911 to 1914, she was president of the Nevada Equal Franchise Society and organized the women of Nevada. In 1914, due to her efforts, suffrage was won for Nevada women. She was appointed to the Nevada Educational Survey Commission in 1915 while from 1915 to 1918, she was active in the National Women's Party, where she served as National Chairman, and the National American Women's Suffrage Association.
    In 1918, she campaigned for the Senate as an Independent to fill the post vacated by the death of Senator Newlands -the first woman to run for a senatorial office in the United States. Out of 20,000 votes cast, Anne Martin polled 5,000. She again ran for this office in 1920 as an Independent and again was defeated.
    In 1926, Anne Martin became Western regional director for the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She was a delegate to the World's Congress in Dublin in 1926 and again in Prague in 1929. Jane Addams was also very active in this group. In 1936, Anne Martin resigned from the organization due to a personal disagreement with the executive secretary. She then became involved with the People's Mandate to Governments to End War.
    From 1940 until her death in 1951, Anne Martin wrote various magazine articles, including a biographical sketch of Josephine Butler that appeared in the 1944 edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and later, an article on White Slavery that appeared in the 1948 edition of the Britannica. She made her home in Reno, Nevada, and Carmel, California, and died in Carmel, April 1951.

    Scope and Content

    Papers pertaining to Martin's activities for woman suffrage, feminism, social hygiene, and pacificism. Also included are materials relating to her U.S. Senate campaigns in Nevada in 1918 and 1920. Correspondents include: Dean Acheson, Jane Addams, Gertrude Atherton, Mary Austin, Mary Ritter Beard, Carrie Chapman Catt, Katherine Fisher, Henry Ford, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Herbert Hoover, Cordell Hull, Belle La Follette, Henry Cabot Lodge, Margaret Long, H.L. Mencken, Francis G. Newlands, Alice Paul, Key Pittman, Jenette Rankin, Theodore Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Margaret Chase Smith, Lincoln Steffens, Dorothy Thompson, Mabel Vernon, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, Margaret Wood, and Maud Younger. The correspondence is supplemented by a large bulk of manuscripts and notes, pamphlets, magazine and newspaper clippings, campaign miscellany, suffrage material, personalia, and scrapbooks.
    The collection has been divided into three series:
    1. Correspondence
    2. General Papers
    3. Personalia

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    History -- 20th century -- United States. Congress. Senate.
    Feminism -- History -- 20th century
    Women -- Suffrage -- History.
    Women Political activity
    Martin, Anne, 1875-1951