Woodhull Martin, Victoria (1838-1927) Papers

This collection is comprised of approximately 515 letters that document the relationship between Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927) and her third husband John Biddulph Martin (1841-1897).

Many common themes run throughout the letters, including the spouses’ emotional and physical well-being, daily events, and their publication activities. The collection also contains Woodhull and Martin’s correspondence from relatives and colleges and a significant amount of newspaper clippings that document Woodhull’s lifelong interests, among them equal rights, sexual freedom, and marriage. Included in the collection are photographs, manuscript fragments and drafts, and newspaper clippings.

Online access: Digitized images from this collection are available through Digital Commonwealth and a finding aid is available. (Rare Books & Manuscripts)