Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Belva A. Lockwood (1830-1917)
MSA SC 3520-15841

Sources:


Archival sources -

CARROLL COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Minutes) Denial of bar admission for Belva A. Lockwood, 9 May 1881, page 32 [MSA C582-3, 1/68/1/3]

FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Docket) February Term 1880, Criminal Indictment #73 [MSA T175-60, 1/40/12/5]

FREDERICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Test Book) Oath of Belva A. Lockwood at Attorney at Law, 8 March 1880, page 23 [MSA C893-7, 1/41/6/12]

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Docket) October Term 1878 pp. 18-19 [MSA T719-25, 1/20/13/28]

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Minutes, Rough) October Term 1878 pp. 32-33 [MSA T1298-22, 1/21/8/6]

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Test Book) Oath of Belva A. Lockwood at Attorney at Law, 12 October 1892, pp. 200-201 [MSA C1319-2, 1/21/9/2]


Newspaper articles (chronological order) -

"Letter from Upper Marlboro." The Baltimore Sun, 11 October 1878.

"Letter from Washington." The Baltimore Sun, 18 October 1878.

"A Woman in the Case." The Washington Post, 18 October 1878.

"Women Lawyers." The New York Times, 19 October 1878.

"The Woman Attorney on her Circuit." The Baltimore Sun, 26 October 1878.

"City Notes." The (Frederick) Daily Times, 8 March 1880.

"Letter from Frederick." The Baltimore Sun, 9 March 1880.

"Woman's Rights in Frederick." The (Frederick) Daily Times, 9 March 1880.

"Woman's Rights in Frederick." The (Frederick) Daily Times, 10 March 1880.

"Letter from Washington." The Baltimore Sun, 11 March 1880.

"Mrs. Belva Lockwood, The Female Lawyer." The (Frederick) Republican Citizen, 12 March 1880.

"Letter from Westminster." The Baltimore Sun, 11 May 1881.

"Mrs. Lockwood in Maryland." The New York Times, 11 May 1881.

"Proceedings of the Circuit Court"; "An Able Opinion." The (Westminster) Democratic Advocate, 14 May 1881.

American Sentinel, 14 May 1881.

Port Tobacco Times, and Charles County Advertiser, 22 July 1881.

"Notes from Neighboring States." The Washington Post, 25 July 1881.

"Women at the Bar." The Washington Post, 17 October 1892.


Journal articles -

Lockwood, Belva A. "My Efforts to Become a Lawyer." Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. February 1888, Vol. 41.

Norgren, Jill. "Belva Lockwood, Blazing the Trail for Women in Law". Prologue Magazine. Spring 2005, Vol. 37, No. 1.

Norgren, Jill. "Belva Lockwood, Blazing the Trail for Women in Law, Part 2". Prologue Magazine. Spring 2005, Vol. 37, No. 1.


Books -

Fox, Mary Virginia, Lady for the Defense: A Biography Of Belva Lockwood. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975.

Kerr, Laura. The Girl Who Ran for President. Thomas Nelson, 1947.

Norgren, Jill. Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President. New York: New York University Press, 2007.


Other sources -

Women's Legal History Biographical Project profile


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