Ella Bushnell-Hamlin papers
Collection — Folder: 1
Scope and Contents
The Ella Bushnell-Hamlin papers date from 1912 to 1985 and contain 7 items. The bulk of the collection is photocopies of newspaper clippings. A section of a master's project on women's suffrage which discusses Bushnell-Hamlin and a photocopy of the "Iowa State Song" written by Bushnell-Hamlin are also part of the collection.
- Bushnell-Hamlin, Ella (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.
Biographical / Historical
Ella Bushnell-Hamlin, portrait artist, musician, teacher, suffragist, and editor, was born Ella Grace Coney, married Jonathan Cline, divorced him, and changed her name legally to Ella G. Bushnell-Hamlin. Her name was taken from her mother's name, Martha Bushnell, and a long line of Hamlins on her father's side stemming from the Hamlins who came to England with William the Conqueror's army. Bushnell-Hamlin edited both The Trident, a weekly magazine, between 1904 and 1910, and the magazine, Farm Gist. Later, she owned and operated Trident Publishing Company in Davenport, Iowa. She was also a schoolteacher in Atalissa, Iowa for a short time.
Early suffragist and owner of Trident Publishing Company in Davenport, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Method of Acquisition
The papers (donor no. 282) were donated by Cindy Partington in 1995.
- Kristen Rassbach, 1997.
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