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Woodhull and Claflin

Collection Information

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Woodhull & Claflin's
Weekly (1871)


This is a suffragist newspaper held by the Special Collections Department of Hamilton College. Non-digital printed materials can be found in the Special Collections Department of the Hamilton College Library.

Background Information

Victoria (Claflin) Woodhull (September 23, 1838 – June 9, 1927) and her younger sister Tennessee Claflin (October 26, 1844 – January 18, 1923) were suffragist activists who promoted their ideas in their "Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly" which began publication in 1870. It was one of the first newspapers founded by women in the United States.


Materials Digitized

  • Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly - 206 scattered issues (1871-1881)

External Resources


Christian Goodwillie, Director and Curator of Special Collections and Archives
E-mail: cgoodwil (at) hamilton (dot) edu
Telephone: (315) 859-4447

Special Collections
Burke Library
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

(Reviewed: November 14, 2017)

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