The Mother of Clubs
by Severance, Caroline M. Seymour
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Palm Springs, California
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First edition. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait and three b/w halftone photographs. Introduction by Ella Giles Ruddy. Rose L. Ellerbe assistant editor. Original gilt stamped green cloth. No dust jacket. Very good (few stains). 191 pages.
Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my dear friend, Mrs. W. W. Stilson, with the high regard of C. M. Severance, 806 W. Adams, June 1906.
Pictorial bookplate of Mary E. Stilson.
Mary Stilson was married to William Stilson who was one of the original developers of Angeleno Heights in Los Angeles. Her 1906 residence is now Los Angeles Historical Cultural Monument #824.
Includes reminiscences and extracts from letters by John G. Whittier, The Fremonts, Helen Hunt Jackson, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, E. C. Stanton, Helena Modjeska, Lucretia B. Garfield, C. P. Gilman, E. B. Custer, C. F. Lummis and others.
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- Severance, Caroline M. Seymour
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- Baumgardt Publishing Co.
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- Los Angeles
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