Series I contains Biographical Material and Writings.
This is the most extensive series, and it includes a wide
range of miscellaneous items.
There are various copies of clippings (1876-1979), which
provide information about her involvement and contribution
to the women's rights movement. Postcards, an
original portrait painted by her nephew (1907), and some
original photographs (1875-1906) (as well as numerous
copies of photographs (1850-1906)) documenting Anthony from
youth to old age are also included.
Also found in Series I is a good deal of material
regarding the efforts by others to memorialize Anthony.
Included are: clippings concerning her birthplace at Adams,
Massachusetts (1927-70); and clippings, photographs, and
printed matter regarding the memorial in her Rochester, New
York home (1948). There are also various original
commemorative postage stamps, as well as extensive
correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, news releases, and
photographs of the First Day Women Suffrage Stamp ceremony
in Adams, Massachusetts (26 August, 1970). There is other
material describing assorted Anthony memorials across the
United States, including information regarding her entry in
to the New York University Hall of Fame (1950), Smithsonian
Institution (1920-41), Susan B. Anthony memorial libraries
(1941-50), Susan B. Anthony Day (1939-7), the Tree Project
(1938), and other miscellaneous memorial efforts
Documents of Edwin T. Marsh, inspector of polls,
detailing his arrest for permitting Anthony to register to
vote (1872), provide insight into the illegal voting
scandal for which Anthony was also arrested.