Letters from a Suffragette.
The collection is being digitized and will be put online in the months ahead.
Part of the collection also will be on display — for public view — in June this year in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation at the university's Rush Rhees Library.
Anthony wanted the 15th Amendment, which granted African-American men the right to vote, to extend to women. She and other suffragists believed that by trying to cast ballots, they would win court cases affirming the right of women to vote.
The complete works of Britain's most famous map maker, John Speed
The first detailed maps to show the provinces of Ireland
The first set of county maps
The first comprehensive set of English town plans
- The first English attempt at producing an atlas on a
grand scale. Includes 68 maps altogether.
- The first detailed maps to show the provinces of
- The first set of county maps consistently attempting to
show the boundaries of territorial divisions
- The first truly comprehensive set of English town
plans. Perhaps as many as fifty of the seventy-three towns had not
previously been mapped, and about fifty-one of the plans were probably
Speed's own work. It’s believed that Speed might have been helped by his
son, John, in surveying towns.
- A balance is struck between the modern and historical,
with information placed on the edges of the maps about antiquarian
remains, and sites and vignettes of famous battles, together with arms of
princes and nobles.
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