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Lola Maverick Lloyd papers,

Title
Lola Maverick Lloyd papers, 1856-1949.
Author
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944.
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Description
34.78 linear feet (87 boxes).
Donor/Sponsor
Schwimmer-Lloyd Collection.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Architectural drawings.
  • Diaries.
  • Drawings.
  • Motion pictures (visual works).
  • Photographic postcards.
  • Photographs.
  • Picture postcards.
  • Postcards.
  • Posters.
  • Visiting cards.
Note
  • Forms part of the Schwimmer-Lloyd Collection.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Lola Maverick Lloyd (1875-1944) was a prominent activist involved in feminist, international peace and world government movements during the first half of the twentieth century, and a noted philanthropist and supporter of progressive causes.
Language (note)
  • Some items in French, German and Spanish.
Call Number
MssCol 6233
Author
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944.
Title
Lola Maverick Lloyd papers, 1856-1949.
Summary
The bulk of Lola Maverick Lloyd's papers document her life and activism during the years 1915 through her death in 1944, particularly her involvement in feminist, pacifist and world government causes. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, diaries, address books, writings, speeches, notes and printed material document Lloyd's leadership in the Woman's Peace Party, later the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; the Griffin O'Day Bill Committee; the Campaign for World Government; and other organizations. Lloyd's participation in the Ford Peace Expedition of 1915-1916 and numerous international conferences, as well as her support of groups and individuals promoting women's suffrage, international peace and disarmament, world government, civil liberties, labor rights and other progressive causes, are also represented in the papers. Prominent correspondents include Jane Addams, Emily Greene Balch, Carrie Chapman Catt, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, Alice Henry, Alice Paul, Rosika Schwimmer, and Edith Wynner. Lloyd's schooling and family life are reflected in diaries, personal correspondence, memorabilia and photographs. Legal and financial papers concern marital and estate matters; donations; her house in Winnetka, Illinois; and Maverick family property in Texas. Also present is a silent film of a 1932 women's disarmament rally in Winnetka.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Lola Maverick Lloyd (1875-1944) was a prominent activist involved in feminist, international peace and world government movements during the first half of the twentieth century, and a noted philanthropist and supporter of progressive causes. Lloyd participated in the Ford Peace Expedition of 1915-1916; chaired the Griffin-O'Day Bill Committee; was a founding member of the Woman's Peace Party, which became the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; and co-founded the Campaign for World Government with Rosika Schwimmer. Lloyd was a Smith College graduate and a descendant of Samuel Augustus Maverick of Texas.
Language
Some items in French, German and Spanish.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Papers of other Lloyd family members which include correspondence of Lola Maverick Lloyd are also housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961.
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Henry, Alice, 1857-1943.
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913-
Lloyd, Mary Maverick, 1906-1976.
Lloyd, William Bross, 1875-1946.
Lloyd, William Bross, Jr., 1908-1995.
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Paul, Alice, 1885-1977.
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948.
Wynner, Edith.
Campaign for World Government (Organization)
National Woman's Party.
Woman's Peace Party.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Added Title
Schwimmer-Lloyd Collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 6233
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