Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Etta Haynie Maddox (1860-1933)
MSA SC 3520-12464


Archival sources -

COURT OF APPEALS (Bar Applications) Etta H. Maddox, April Term 1902 [MSA S112, 2/51/4/4]

COURT OF APPEALS (Docket) In Re: Etta H. Maddox, Volume AR 1 Page 303 [MSA S412-14,  1/66/14/45]

COURT OF APPEALS (Opinions) Brief submitted by Etta Maddox through her attorney, October Term 1901  #110 [ MSA S393-127, 1/65/13/73]

COURT OF APPEALS (Opinions) Re: Maddox,  October Term 1901  #110 [ MSA S393-127, 1/65/13/73]

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws) 1892 Regular Session, Chapter 37, pp. 50-51 [MdHR 820955-1,  2/2/6/24]

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws) 1898 Regular Session,  Chapter 139, pp. 599-601 [MdHR 820958,  2/2/6/25]

GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Laws) 1902 Regular Session, Chapter 399  p. 566, [MdHR 820961,  2/2/6/26]

COURT OF APPEALS (Test Book) Etta Haynie Maddox, 11 September 1902, Volume RWG 1 Page 189 [MSA S 431-1,  1/66/14/12]

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Topic File, Index) Women, Suffrage. SC 1456-2126.

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record), 1933/01-1933/04, Certificate E87880 [ MSA CM1132-186, CR48, 229]

BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Papers) Etta Haynie Maddox, 1933-1934, Estate No. 17887 [MSA T1018, 2-42-14-35]

Articles -

"Miss Maddox is a Lawyer." The Baltimore Sun, 7 June  1901.

"Is Anxious to Practice Law." The Baltimore Sun, 8  June  1901.

"Bars Woman Lawyer."  The Baltimore Sun, 22  November 1901.

"Women As Lawyers."  The Baltimore Sun, 21 February  1902.

"Women at the Bar."  The Baltimore Sun. 21 February 1902.

"The Legislature."  The Baltimore Sun, 1 April 1902.

"Miss Maddox Tries A Case." The Baltimore Sun, 15 December 1904.

"Equal Rights for All." The Evening Capital and Maryland Gazette, 23 February 1910.

"Women Plead For Votes." The Baltimore Sun, 24 February 1910

"Woman's Eloquence." The Evening Capital and Maryland Gazette, 24 February 1910.

"Samuel Brown: 'Mossback'." The Baltimore Sun, 21 January 1916.

"Suffragist Protests."  The Baltimore Sun. 22 January  1916.

"Deaths."  The Baltimore Sun, 20 February 1933.

"Miss Maddox, Leading State Feminist, Dies." The Baltimore Sun, 20 February 1933.

Armold, Judith A. and Elizabeth Lewis.  "History of the Women's Bar Association of Maryland."  The Baltimore Bar Centennial, 16 May 1980.

Thurlow, Katharine. "Profiles." The Maryland Bar Journal 19, no. 5 (June 1986), 24-25.

Dempsey, Margaret.  "Women Bar Members Will Honor Pioneer."  Available from the Women's Legal History Biography Project.   Accessed 19 June  2001.

"Bar Library Given Picture: Biography of State's 1st Woman Lawyer [Miss Etta H. Maddox] Also Presented."  The Baltimore Sun. February 21, 1950.  Available from the Women's Legal History Biography Project.  Accessed 19 June  2001.

Books -

Anthony, Susan B. and Ida Husted Harper, Eds. History of Woman Suffrage, Volume 4. New York: Arno and The New York Times, 1969, pp. 695-700.

Atkinson, Hollis. Etta Haynie Maddox, Maryland's First Woman Lawyer. Baltimore: Press of the Daily Record Co., 1950.

Harper, Ida Husted. History of Woman Suffrage, Volume 6. New York: Arno and The New York Times, 1969, pp. 248-266.

Luckett, Margie H.. Maryland Women. Baltimore: King Bros., Inc., Press, 1937. 238-240.

Scheeler, Mary Katherine. "Etta Haynie Maddox, 1860-1933: Pioneer Lawyer and Suffragist."  Notable Maryland Women. Ed. Winifred G. Helmes. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1977. 225-229.

Other sources -

Certificate of Induction into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 2003

Finding Justice Project biography

Women's Legal History Biography Project. "The Women: Pioneer Profiles, Maddox, Etta H."

Return to Etta Maddox's Introductory Page

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