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Inez Celia Philbrick

RG1058.AM:  Inez Celia Philbrick, 1866-?

Papers:  1894-1953, n.d.
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Physician
Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box and scrapbook


Dr. Inez Celia Philbrick practiced medicine in Lincoln, Nebraska from 1893 to 1937. Her education included a Batchelor of Arts Degree from the University of Iowa in 1886, which was followed by a teaching position at Fargo, North Dakota. Later she obtained her Master of Arts Degree at the University of Iowa and then earned her medical degree from Women's Medical College of Philadelphia in 1891. Dr. Philbrick was active in the women's suffrage movement in the early 1900s and later devoted much of her time promoting the passage of legislation which would have legalized euthanasia. After retiring in 1937, she lived in Dayton, Ohio and in Riverside, California.


This collection consists of one box of manuscript material arranged in three series: (1) General Correspondence, 1894-1844; (2) Printed Matter, and (3) Scrapbook.

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and printed matter relating to Dr. Philbrick's activities in support of women's suffrage, euthanasia, and education. Correspondents include: Susan B. Anthony (1894, 1903), Mary B. Bryan (1900, 1906), Emmeline (Goulden) Pankhurst (1911), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1902), and Henry Moore Teller (1907).


Series 1 - General correspondence

Box 1
  1. 1894-1899
  2. 1900-1953
  3. Undated

Series 2 - Printed matter

  1. Newspaper clippings relating to women's suffrage
  2. Publications relating to women's suffrage, includes The Headquarters Message (various issues between March 1902-November 1912) and Progress (February 1910)
  3. Broadsides, pamphlets and memorabilia relating to women's suffrage
  4. Printed matter relating to euthanasia
  5. Professional papers and articles

Series 3 - Scrapbook

One scrapbook of newspaper clippings primarily relating to euthanasia



Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 -- Correspondence
Bryan, Mary B. -- Correspondence
National Woman Suffrage Association
Nebraska Woman Suffrage Association
Pankhurst, Emmeline, 1858-1928 -- Correspondence
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 -- Correspondence
Teller, Henry Moore, 1830-1914 -- Correspondence
Women -- Nebraska
Women -- Suffrage

11-28-2006   Revised TMM


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