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Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia documents

Collection number: ahc.MSS826f

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial statements, and legal documents of the Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia. Of particular note is the charter certified by Arnold Broyles, a clerk for the Superior Court of Fulton County. Also included are checks and checkbooks from The Lowry National Bank, as well as a ledger and cash book.


  • 1914-1915, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

The Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia was formed in 1914 as a more aggressive offshoot of the Georgia Woman Suffrage Association (GWSA). The organization, spearheaded by Emily C. MacDougald, and later by Mrs. Edward Inman, Mrs. Linton C. Hopkins, Mary M. Raoul, and Ida E. Melson, was a leader in the suffrage movement in Georgia. Additional historical information about the Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia has not been determined.


2 folder(s)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2011

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2018.

Equal Suffrage Party of Georgia documents
Louanne Heintz
November 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305