Collection ID: Coll. No. 213

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Winner, Julia Hull, 1904-1980
Extent:
.5 cu. ft.
Language:
English

Background

Scope and Content:

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:

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.

Acquisition information:

Gift; Julia Hull Winner, Gasport, NY; 1971; FM-60.71

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.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

Coll. No. 213: Belva Ann Lockwood Papers: The Ormes-Winner Collection is open for research according to the regulations of Fenimore Art Museum Library.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

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LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
5798 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326, United States
CONTACT:
607-547-1400