Nellie Mitchell Fick papers, approximately 1900-1953  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Fick, Nellie Mitchell
Title
Nellie Mitchell Fick papers
Dates
approximately 1900-1953 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.8 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection Number
0123 (Accession No. 0123-001)
Summary
Scrapbooks, correspondence and clippings of a Suffragette leader of Seattle, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Suffragette leader of Seattle, Washington.

Born ca.1881 - died 1960. Organizer and first president of the Seattle Suffrage Club. Helped organize League of Women Voters in Seattle and was state president in 1920.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Nellie Mitchell Fick papers document the political activism of Seattle, Washington women's suffrage movement organizer Nellie Mitchell Fick. Materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, fliers, pamphlets, and programs that document Fick's role in the Seattle Suffrage Club and the Seattle and Washington chapters of the League of Women Voters. Also included is a collection of theater programs and playbills.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

ScrapbooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1
Scrapbook of theater programs and playbills
approximately 1920-1940
2
Scrapbook about Nellie Mitchell Fick's political career
1900-1940

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3/1
American Red Cross
1943
3/2
Boyle, Frank E.
1917
3/3
Johnson, Adelaide
1936-1937
3/4
Landes, Bertha regarding Landes' re-election campaign for mayor
approximately 1926-1928
3/5
League of Women Voters
1926
3/6
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
1938-1944
3/7
Whitehead, Reah M.
undated
3/8
Personal correspondence
approximately 1910-1940
3/20
National American Woman Suffrage Association
1913-1916

Subject filesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1
Newspaper clippings about Nellie Mitchell Fick
1936
3/9
Newspaper clippings about the League of Women Voters
1920-1953
3/10
Newspaper clippings about the Mothers' Training School in Seattle, Washington
1913-1916
3/11
Newspaper clippings about the Seattle Symphony Orchestra
1937-1943
3/12
Newspaper clippings about women in military service during World War II
1942-1944
3/13-15
Newspaper clippings about the women's suffrage movement and other topics
approximately 1910-1945
3/16
Photograph of Nellie Mitchell Fick and other women's suffrage organizers at reunion event and family photograph
1930, undated
3/17
Issues of "The Women's Tribune" published in Washington DC and Portland, Oregon
1902, 1909
3/18
Fliers, programs, and pamphlets about the women's suffrage movement and various cultural events Fick attended
1937-1939
3/19
Fick's membership cards to various political and cultural groups
1930-1940

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Suffrage--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Women--Suffrage--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Fick, Nellie Mitchell--Archives
  • Landes, Bertha Knight, 1868-1943
  • Corporate Names :
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association
  • Seattle Suffrage Club
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Boyle, Frank E (creator)
    • Johnson, Adelaide (creator)
    • Whitehead, Reah M (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • American Red Cross (creator)
    • League of Women Voters (U.S.) (creator)
    • Seattle Symphony Orchestra (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)