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Amy Schwartz Oppenheim Papers, 1915-1951
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 116

Abstract:
Woman's club member; Suffragist. Collection contains correspondence relating to suffrage in New York State (1915-1918); newspaper clippings; and miscellaneous correspondence.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. 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

Amy Schwartz Oppenheim was born on 10 July 1878 in Louisville, Kentucky to Eugenie (Lehman) Schwartz and Moses Schwartz. She was educated at public and private schools. She married Laurent Oppenheim on 6 June 1900 and they had two children, Laurent and Jean Paul. Oppenheim was active in World War work and in suffrage campaigns. She was a member of the Republican party and participated actively in New York City politics. She was a founding member of the Women's National Republican Club and a charter member of the Women's City Club. She was involved in numerous other New York clubs and associations, as well, which were representative of her interests in the arts and the cultural life of the city. Oppenheim died in 1955.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains correspondence relating to suffrage in New York State (1915- 1918); newspaper clippings; and miscellaneous correspondence.

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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.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. 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:

Amy Schwartz Oppenheim Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

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