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Janette Pratt papers

Identifier: W203

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The Janette Pratt papers, 1836, 1851, 1893-1896, 1936, 1967-1970, undated, consist of commemorative envelopes, a postcard, a pamphlet, a letter, a sash, and framed prints relating to first-wave feminist activities.


  • Creation: 1836, 1851, 1893-1896, 1936, 1967-1970, undated


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Biography of Janette Pratt

Janette B. Pratt was born in Bury, Lancashire, England in 1947. While attending London University, she received a LLB and LLM degree as well as becoming a certified mediator. During the 1960s, Pratt was involved in a number of protests and demonstrations. She moved to Atlanta in 1974 and soon after both Pratt and her husband joined Atlanta NOW. Pratt served as newsletter editor and secretary of the Atlanta NOW chapter. Today, Pratt serves as Administrative Professor for field placement at Emory Law School.


0.2 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

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The Janette Pratt papers consist of commemorative envelopes, a postcard, a pamphlet, a letter, a sash, and framed prints relating to first-wave feminist activities.


The papers are arrange in alphabetical order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Janette Pratt, November 2021.

Separated Materials

The following books were donated with the Janette Pratt papers and may or may not have been added to the Special Collections and Archives Book collection.


  1. The Story of a Pioneer, by Anna Howard Shaw
  2. Jailed For Freedom, by Doris Stevens
  3. Century of Struggle, by Eleanor Flexner
  4. Votes For Women, by G. Allen Foster
  5. Lucy Stone Pioneer of Woman's Rights, by Alice Stone Blackwell
  6. From Parlor to Prison: Five American Suffragists Talk About Their Lives, by Sherna Berger Gluck
  7. The Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1890-1920, by Aileen Kraditor

Processing Information

Processed by Hal Hansen at the item level, August 2022.

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Janette Pratt:
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
Hal Hansen
August 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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