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Hunt, Alice Riggs, 1884-1974.
Alice Riggs Hunt fonds. - 1910-1950 (predominant 1918-1921).
54 cm of textual records. - 23 photographs.
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Alice Riggs Hunt was born in New York City June 14, 1884. She was educated at private schools in New York City, one being Graham's School for Girls from 1895-1898. In 1907-8 she attended Columbia University as a student in the School of Journalism. Later she attended the Drake Business School. She was organizer, speaker and writer on both New York Campaigns for Women's Suffrage and campaigns in several other states. She contributed to the New York Evening Post, New York Tribune, New York Evening Mail, New York Call, London Daily Herald, La Vie Ouvriere (Paris), The Workers' Dreadnought(London), Bulletin of the Peoples' Council of America, and Bulletin of the American Women's Suffrage Association. She was an accredited correspondent to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace as special correspondent for the New York Evening Post. She was present for the organization of the League of Nations at Geneva, Switzerland in 1921. She was a member of Colonial Dames of America, Order of Colonial Lords of Manors in America and Huguenot Society of New York. She died August 21, 1974 in Calgary, Alberta.
Fonds consists of material relating to the life, career, activities and interests of Alice Riggs Hunt. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, clippings, diaries and memorabilia. Correspondents include E. Sylvia Pankhurst, Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, and Romain Rolland.
Fonds is arranged in the following series:
4. Published Writing
5. Suffrage Material
Title based on content of the fonds.
Donated by C. Warren Hunt.
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Call number: WA15