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Guide to the Laura Gordon papers [ca. 1856-1882]
BANC MSS 80/108 c  
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Description
Correspondence relating to her career as newspaper woman and lawyer in California and to her work on behalf of woman suffrage movement at the state and national levels; clippings; ephemeral material re politics and the suffrage movement; miscellaneous papers.
Background
Laura de Force Gordon—journalist, lawyer and suffragette—was born in Erie County, Pennsylvania on August 17, 1838. In 1862 she married Dr. Charles H. Gordon of Scotland,followed him to New Orleans where he was stationed during the Civil War, and subsequently traveled with him to Nevada in 1867 and to Lodi, California in 1870.
Extent
Number of containers: 2 boxes
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.