Lisle Lester Research Papers, 1851-2001

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Title: Lisle Lester Research Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1851-2001

  • Kaynor, Fay Campbell, 1924-
Call Number: M2004-051

Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (1 record center carton)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Research papers, 1851-2001, of Fay Campbell Kaynor for her book, Lapdogs and Bloomer Girls: The Life and Times of Lisle Lester. Lisle Lester was born Sophia Walker in Massachusetts but came to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin as a young girl and attended Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Lester was a progressive journalist and editor, author, and champion of women’s rights. Kaynor’s research includes annotated photocopies of publications edited by Lester, columns written by Lester, and articles and reviews about Lester and her publications. Also included are reviews of Lester’s dramatic tours around the country, biographical materials detailing her travels, education, and death, and a copy of Kaynor’s book.

Language: English

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