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Accession #MC2004/728
TopicMount Morris College: Biography of Florence King, 1891 Graduate of Mount Morris College,
KeywordsDiversity, Women's Rights, Minority, Women's Liberation,
Title Biography of Florence King, 1891 Graduate of Mount Morris College
LocationDigital Media Cabinet (IIS).
Citation Biography of Florence King, 1891 Graduate of Mount Morris College, MC2004/728, Archives and Brethren Historical Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceCraig Largent and Sara L. Smith '91 and College Archivist in 2004. The CD was received into the Archives on 5/19/2004 and was given an accession number of MC2004/728.
Scope and Content

Mount Morris College Alumni: Florence King, First Woman Patent Attorney.

  • Biography of Florence King, 1891 Graduate of Mount Morris College

1. Cases.

2.  Scanned articles from newspapers, etc.

3.  Mount Morris photos.

4.  Patents.

5.  Border Spine Cover.

5.  Florence King:  Biographical material.

6.  Florence King:  Friends, Allies, Influences.

7.  Florence King:  Historical Context.

8.  Florence King:  Legal Issues.

9.  Portfolio Summary.

10.  Public Eye Paper.

11.  Suggestions for future biographers.

12.  Timeline.

13.  Bibliography.

14.  Final Presentation A, B, and C.

15.  Letter to Malcom's family.

16.  Portfolio Cover.

17.  Primary Sources Cover.

Date of AccessionUnknown
Bio History NoteFlorence King was a graduate of Mount Morris College (1891).  Florence was the United State's first woman patent attorney.  Upon her death she was the only woman who ever won a case before the United States Supreme Court.  She also was president of the National Woman's Association of Commerce.  She gained fame in 1921 by opposing the campaign among women to have a woman sit at the international conference on disarmament at Washington.  She was born in Iowa and resided in Chicago, Illinois.
Archivist Note

Description prepared 11 March 2008 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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