Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Elizabeth King Ellicott (1858-1914)
MSA SC 3520-13588

Sources:

Newspaper articles (in chronological order):

"Women's Clubs Federated: Mrs. Elizabeth King Ellicott Chosen President Of State Body." Baltimore Sun,  March 29, 1900.

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REPLIES TO GOVERNOR: Mrs. William M. Ellicott Says Woman's Suffrage Is Live Issue." Baltimore Sun, August 4, 1909.

“To Plan Suffrage Fight: League’s Committee Will Outline Annapolis Campaign, Judge Moses to Advise Them; Members Say They Will Go Before Legislature Itself and Demand a Public Hearing.” Baltimore Sun, January 7, 1910.

“Appeals Suffrage Tilt: Mrs. Ellicott Notifies National Body of League’s Expulsion; To Continue Work, She Says.” Baltimore Sun, October 30, 1910.

“Ellicott Cohorts Out: Equal Suffrage League Expelled from Convention; Speech Fails to Heal Breach.” Baltimore Sun, November 29, 1910.

“She Stands By Suffrage: Mrs. Ellicott Believes it Greatest Chance For Women; Elevation of Sex As Reason.” Baltimore Sun, January 29, 1911.

“New Suffrage Club out: it will Be Known As State Equal Franchise League of Maryland; Mrs. Ellicott Moving Spirit.” Baltimore Sun, February 25, 1911.

"PLANS TO AID IN "CAUSE": Work For Proposed Equal Franchise League Excites Interest SOME OPPOSE THE MOVEMENT They Contend That More Than One State Body Would Be Detrimental To Woman Suffrage Fight." Baltimore Sun, March 9, 1911.

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CALLS ARGUMENTS WEAK: Mrs. Ellicot Does Not Think Much Of "Anti" Speeches." Baltimore Sun, March 15, 1911.

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INTEREST IN SUFFRAGE BILL: Some Women Favor Limitations; Others Object." Baltimore Sun, March 27, 1912.

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MRS. ELLICOTT WARNS: Says Rejection Of Woman Suffrage May Cause Democrats Trouble." Baltimore Sun, September 21, 1913.

“Another Inning for Women: Mrs. W. M. Ellicott Says Suffragists Ought to Feel Encouraged.” Baltimore Sun, February 5, 1914.

"MRS. W. M. ELLICOTT DEAD: Leading Clubwoman And Suffragist Succumbs To Heart Failure END HASTENED BY PNEUMONIA Headed The Equal Suffrage League And Had Directed Federation Of Women's Clubs." Baltimore Sun, May 15, 1914.

“Estate to Aid Negroes: Mrs. Elizabeth King Ellicott Creates Fund For Their Benefit; Estimated At About $150,000.” Baltimore Sun, May 20, 1914.

"WOMEN LAUD HER WORK: Gathering Sings Praises Of The Late Mrs. Ellicott RICH AND POOR JOIN PRAYER Speakers From Several Clubs Tell Of Her Aims In Trying To Better Life For Everyone." Baltimore Sun, May 22, 1914.

Books:

Luckett, Margie H. Maryland Women. Baltimore: Margie H. Luckett, 1931.

Stegman, Carolyn B. Women of Achievement in Maryland History. University Park: Women of Achievement in Maryland History, 2002.

Wallace, Mal Hee Son. “Elizabeth King Ellicott, 1858-1914: Suffrage and Civic Leader.” In Notable Maryland Women, edited by Winifred G. Helmes, Ph.D, 116-122. Cambridge: Tidewater Publishers, 1977.

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