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Woodhull and Claflin

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Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly

Description of the Woodhull and Claflin Collection

Woodull & Claflin's Weekly is a suffragist newspaper published in the 1870's and 80's by the sisters Victoria (Claflin) Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin.

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.


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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
Regular hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Materials Digitized

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

Non-digital printed materials can be found in the Special Collections Department of the Hamilton College Library.

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