Marion Colley Boyd papers

Marion Colley Boyd papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Boyd, Marion Colley
Title: Marion Colley Boyd papers
Dates: Bulk, 1915-1917
Dates: 1915-1948
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 2 boxes
Coll. Number: ms1149

Biographical/Historical Note

Marion Colley Boyd, journalist and political and social reformer, resided in Washington, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Marion Colley Boyd from 1915-1948. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material. The collection centers upon her early (1915-1917) activities with the woman's suffrage movement in Georgia and New York, her work with the League of Women Voters of Georgia, and the Democratic Party. Also includes material relating to her service as a delegate to the 1924 Democratic National convention in New York and her role in the controversy over the adoption of the "Klan plank" by the convention.

Index Terms

Democratic Party (Ga.).
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ).
League of Women Voters of Georgia.
Suffrage--United States.
Women in politics--Georgia.
Women's rights--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marion Colley Boyd papers, ms1149, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Conference on the Cause and Cure of War
2Correspondence - Atlanta Constitution
3Correspondence - Gus Bernd
4Correspondence - Paul Brown
5Correspondence - Blanton Fortson
6Correspondence - William J. Harris, Aug. 15, 1919
7Correspondence - M. E. Thompson, April 4, 1947
8Correspondence - John Moore Walker, Sept 26, 1946
9Democratic National Convention
10Democratic Election, 1928
11Equal Sufferage Party of Georgia, 1915
12Historic Trees
13New York State Woman Suffrage Party
14Speeches & Notes
15League of Women Voters
16Woman's Democratic Club of New York
17Woman's Republican Club
21Democratic National Convention - Clippings, May 22 - June 29,1924
2Democratic National Convention - Clippings, June 30, 1924
3Democratic National Convention - Clippings, July 1, 1924
4Democratic National Convention - Clippings, 2-3 July, 1924
5Democratic National Convention - Clippings, 5-7 July, 1924