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Lola Maverick Lloyd Papers, 1903-1952
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 94

Abstract:
Pacifist; Suffragist; Women's rights activist. A small collection documenting her peace-related activities, during and after World War I, through correspondence and published pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright ownership for this collection is unknown. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note
Lola Maverick (Lloyd) with her first child, Jessie Lloyd, circa 1904

Lola Maverick (Lloyd) with her
first child, Jessie Lloyd, circa 1904

Pacifist; Suffragist; Women's rights activist. Lola Maverick was born 24 November 1875, daughter of George Madison Maverick and Mary Elizabeth Vance; grew up in St. Louis and on the cattle ranch owned by her family; graduated from Smith College, 1897; taught mathematics there, 1901. Married William Bross Lloyd, 1902, son of social reformer, Henry Demarest Lloyd, settling in Winnetka, a wealthy Chicago suburb; divorced, 1916; four children: Mary, William Jr., Georgia, and Jessie. She was a pioneer suffragist; a pacifist; and co- founder, with Jane Addams, of the Woman's Peace Party, 1915. She was a delegate to the International Congress of Women at the Hague, 1915; sailed on Henry Ford's Peace Ship, 1915; co-chaired, with Rosika Schwimmer, the Campaign for World Government; and co-founded the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Lloyd was also a painter and studied modeling in Paris, 1931-32. She designed the Texas State House and executed the details. Lola Maverick Lloyd died 25 July 1944.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This small collection of Lola Maverick Lloyd's papers documents her peace-related activities, during and after World War I, through correspondence, unpublished and published writings by Maverick Lloyd and others, biographical materials, periodicals, pamphlets, newsletters, and clippings. Organizations represented include the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the Campaign for World Government. There is also one file on her daughter, Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, containing writings, correspondence and printed material.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright ownership for this collection is unknown. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Lola Maverick Lloyd Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

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Language
English

Contents List
Contents list


Box 1: folder 1
Peace expedition: article and pamphlet,
1915

Box 1: folder 2
Peace literature (various organizations including Women's International League for Peace and Freedom): fliers, pamphlets, writings, minutes (WILPF), and legal documents,
1915-38, n.d.

Box 1: folder 3
Memorial for LML: typescripts of memorial meeting, articles, and clipping,
1944

Box 1: folder 4
Writings by Lola Maverick Lloyd: pamphlets, articles, typescripts, and notes,
1914-43

Box 1: folder 5
Pictures: photographs, postcards, and clippings,
1916-37, n.d.

Box 1: folder 6
Correspondence


Box 1: folder 7
From LML (drafts),
1910-1938, n.d.

Box 1: folder 7
To LML from Mattie Brown Fincke,
1903

Box 1: folder 7
Campaign for World Government: printed materials,
1938-52, n.d.

Box 1: folder 8

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Subjects
  • Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
  • Feminists--United States--Biography--Sources
  • Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944
  • O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
  • Peace movements--United States--History--Sources
  • Women and peace--History--20th century-Sources


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