Marion Colley Boyd papers

Marion Colley Boyd papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Boyd, Marion Colley
Title: Marion Colley Boyd papers
Dates: Bulk, 1915-1917
Dates: 1915-1948
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Abstract: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.
Coll. Number: ms1149

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Index Terms

Democratic National Convention. (24th : 1924 : New York, N.Y.)
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.
Women--Suffrage--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
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
 
18Miscellaneous
 
BoxFolder
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