Paulina T. Merritt papers on the Indiana Women's Suffrage Movement, 1860-1906 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Predominant Dates: 1880-1895
Scope and Contents: The Paulina T. Merritt papers on the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Movement (1873-1906; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Paulina Merritt’s activities pertaining to the suffrage movement in Indiana in the late 19th century. It includes correspondence to elected officials, among them Benjamin Harrison, concerning voting rights as well as correspondence with leaders in the women’s suffrage movement including May Wright Sewall. Also included in the collection is an autobiographical sketch of Merritt, as well as some clippings and advertisements.