Guide to the Angelique Le Petit Martin Papers


Title:
Angelique Le Petit Martin Papers
Repository:
Marietta College Library
Phone: 740-376-4545
http://library.marietta.edu/spc
Creator:
Bloomer, Amelia Jenks; Brisbane, Albert; Brown, Paul; Eastman, Maria; Holmes, O. S.; Martin, Angelique Le Petit; Martin, Gilles Marie; Morton, William R.; Mott, Lucretia; Spencer, Lilly Martin
Dates:
1833-1859
Bulk dates:
1833-1859
Quantity:
.25 linear feet (1 mss box)
Abstract:
The collection contains letters written to Angelique (Le Petit) Martin (1793- 1865), a French woman who moved with her family to Washington County, Ohio, during the 1830s. She was interested in women's rights and corresponded with feminist thinkers, such as Albert Brisbane, Lucretia Mott, and Amelia Bloomer. Most of the letters are related to political and social issues of the time period, such as Feminism, the abolition of slavery, and communal living.
Identification:
Unknown
Language:
The records are in English