May Wright Sewall Papers

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May Wright Sewall Papers
The May Wright Sewall Papers are a collection of documents comprised of approximately 500 letters written to May Wright Sewall dated between 1879 and 1919, and three guest books with remarks and signatures from 197 guests of the Sewall house. The correspondents represented in this collection include not only people important to the history of Indiana but also those involved in national and international politics, social movements, and the arts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. These letters offer a fascinating first-hand glimpse into the issues of the times. Unbound by tradition, May Eliza Wright Sewall (1844-1920) endeavored to do all she could for causes still being fought for today-education, women’s rights, cultural enrichment, and world peace. From modest beginnings as a teacher in a one-room Wisconsin school, she became one of the leading citizens of Indianapolis and founder-with her husband Theodore-of the Girls’ Classical School of Indianapolis. Sewall helped to form many of the city’s enduring organizations: the Indianapolis Woman’s Club, the Indianapolis Propylaeum, the Contemporary Club and the Art Association of Indianapolis which has grown into the internationally-respected Indianapolis Museum of Art. She worked tirelessly on behalf of rights for women in the United States - and around the world - giving the women’s movement an international focus through her pioneering involvement with the International Council of Women and the American National Council of Women. For more information, contact Victoria Duncan, Digital Projects Coordinator: vduncan@indypl.org

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Letter from Fanny Garrison Villard to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Garrison Villard to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Garrison Villard to May Wright Sewall. Description: I send you the desired report. A comment about Lady Aberdeen not accepting Villard as proxy. Daughter of William Lloyd Garrison and wife of Henry Villard. An active supporter of women's rights and a pacifist,...

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Letter from Fanny Garrison Villard to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Garrison Villard to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Garrison Villard to May Wright Sewall. Description: Thanks for the budget information. I am heart and sould interested in the peace movement. Can you tell me how to find Lady Aberdeen? Asks about accomodations. My German secretary, Mr. Ulbrecht, will accompany...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: The International Congress will develop under your leadership. I look forward to meeting you in Rome. Italian writer and lecturer. At one time she published a paper, The Queen, in the interest of Italian...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: (New York) I had great success in Boston where Julia Ward Howe did all she could for me. Statements about subscriptions, shares and raising capital, incorporating her publishing company - needs...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: (New York) I won't be able to come to Indianapolis. I am sure we will meet in Berlin next year. Comments about the difficult in trying to promote councils in Italy. Italian writer and lecturer. At one time she...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: (Rome) I got your most welcome letter yesterday. I am glad my book has met with your appreciation. That which I wrote which displeases you was from ignorance. Comments about the rave reviews for the...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: (Rome) Invites May Wright Sewall to visit her in Rome. Italian writer and lecturer. At one time she published a paper, The Queen, in the interest of Italian women. She was sent as an Italian representative to...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: (New York) I won't be able to come to Indianapolis. I am sure we will meet in Berlin next year. Comments about the difficult in trying to promote councils in Italy. Italian writer and lecturer. At one time she...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: (Rome) Invites May Wright Sewall to visit her in Rome. Italian writer and lecturer. At one time she published a paper, The Queen, in the interest of Italian women. She was sent as an Italian representative to...

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Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall.

Metadata: Title: Letter from Fanny Zampini Salazar to May Wright Sewall. Description: Comments, suggestions, and proposals of things May Wright Sewall should do. Italian writer and lecturer. At one time she published a paper, The Queen, in the interest of Italian women. She was sent as an...

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