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Belva Ann Lockwood Papers: The Ormes-Winner Collection

Belva Ann Lockwood Papers: The Ormes-Winner Collection

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Belva Ann Lockwood Papers: The Ormes-Winner Collection

ca. 1879-1904

New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Special Collections
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Cooperstown, NY 13326
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-28T11:56-0500

Repository: New York State Historical Association - Research Library
Title: Belva Ann Lockwood Papers: The Ormes-Winner Collection
Dates: ca. 1879-1904
Quantity: 0.5 Cubic feet
Funding Source:This finding aid was made available electronically through a Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) grant from the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.
Identification: Coll. No. 213
Language: English

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains about 500 manuscript pages of Lockwood's various lectures, including some from the time of her campaign for president; newspaper clippings about her; an 1879 diploma presented to Lockwood when she was allowed to practice law before the United States Supreme Court; and an 1889 passport.


Biographical/Historical note

Belva Ann Lockwood (1830-1917), a noted lawyer and a National Equal Rights presidential candidate, was a native of the Town of Royalton, Niagara County, New York. She ran for president of the United States in the election of 1884, becoming the first woman to run a full-scale presidential campaign.


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Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Lockwood's grandson, DeForest L. Ormes of Washington, D.C., presented this collection to Mrs. Julia Hull Winner of Gasport, N.Y., Town of Royalton Historian, who was writing a biography of Lockwood. The biography was published by the Niagara County Historical Association in 1969. In 1971, Mrs. Winner donated the collection to the New York State Historical Association.

Accession Number

FM-60.71


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