"Presents the debate at a New York City Methodist ministers' meeting about the issue of permitting women to preach in Methodist pulpits, as reported by the Syracuse `Sunday Morning Courier' on March 14, 1877. Brother Buckley's opposition in inviting any women to preach in the Methodist meeting; Reaction of brother Dickinson to brother Buckley; Other persons who took part in the discussion; How the meeting refused to invite Miss Oliver to preach; More information."
"Discusses the status of a woman in society. How the services of woman were rewarded in the past; Women who tried to enter the professional life but failed; Declaration of the rights of women; Why the proceedings of the convention on the rights of women were ridiculed by the press; Woman's advancement in general; Justice voted for the woman;"
"Susan Brownell Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts, on 15 February 1820, Her parents, Daniel Anthony and Lucy Read, raised her and her seven siblings as Quakers. After a series of financial setbacks and relocations, the Anthony family settled in Rochester, New York, where Susan B. Anthony became acquainted with many abolitionists and women's rights reformers of her day, including William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Bloomer and Samuel May. In the early 1850s she formed an alliance with Elizabeth Cady Stanton that was critical to the fight for woman suffrage. The main concern of Anthony's letters from 1854-1866 was the antislavery movement. After the Civil War she directed all her energy to the struggle for equal rights for women.Major Correspondents include Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, Samuel May, Eliza R. Whiting, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. (Letters from Anthony to Stanton are in Vassar's Stanton collection). Most letters are hand-written and have an accompanying transcript."