Feminist Voices & Visions

Abigail Scott Duniway:
A Bibliography

* Manuscripts
* Newspapers Edited by Abigail Scott Duniway
* Publications by Abigail Scott Duniway
* Sources on Abigail Scott Duniway


Manuscripts

  • Duniway Family Papers. Coll. 232. Special Collections. U of OR Library. Includes: Geneological material 1771-1993; Abigail Scott Duniway Correspondence 1862-1915; "Journal of a Trip to Oregon" 1852; Manuscripts; Misc. Speeches, Poems, Short Stories; Business papers; Scrapbooks; Duniway, Clyde - "My Memories of Abigail Scott Duniway."


Newspapers Edited by Abigail Scott Duniway

  • The Coming Century [Portland, OR]. 1891. Oregon Collection. U of OR Library. 1.1 2 Dec. 1891.

  • The New Northwest [Portland, OR]. 1871-87. Oregon Historical Society. Portland. Microfilm.

  • The Pacific Empire [Portland, OR]. 1895-98. Multnomah County Library. Portland. Bound volumes contain: 16 Aug. 1895; 3 Oct. 1895 to 11 Feb. 1897; 10 March 1898 to 23 June 1898. Oregon Historical Society. Portland. Unbound issues include: 3 Oct. 1895 to 11 Feb. 1897; 2 Sept. 1897 to 7 July 1898.


Publications by Abigail Scott Duniway

  • Captain Gray's Company, or Crossing the Plains and Living in Oregon. Portland, OR: S.J. McCormick, 1859.

  • David and Anna Matson. NY: S.R. Wells & Co., 1876.

  • "A Few Recollections of a Busy Life." The Souvenir of Western Women. Ed. Mary Osborn Douthit. Portland, OR: Anderson Duniway, 1905. 9-12.

  • From the West to the West: Across the Plains to Oregon. Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1905.

  • "How I Became a Literary Woman." The Western Lady (Portland, OR) 1904: 3.

  • "Journal of a Trip to Oregon." Ed. David C. Duniway. Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1890. Vol. 8. Ed. Kenneth L. Holmes and David C. Duniway. Glendale, CA: Clark, 1986. 39-172.

  • "Mrs. Duniway's Reminiscences: How I Became a Suffragist." Woman's Journal (Boston) 31 Dec. 1898.

  • My Musings. Portland, OR: Duniway, 1875.

  • "The Pacific Northwest." History of Woman Suffrage. Vol. III 1876-1885. Ed. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage. Rochester: Mann, 1886: 767-88.

  • Path Breaking: An Autobiographical History of the Equal Suffrage Movement in Pacific Coast States. 2nd ed. Portland, OR: James, Kerns, & Abbot, 1914. Rpt. NY: Shocken, 1971.

  • "Personal Reminiscences of a Pioneer." Portland: Its History and Builders. Ed. Joseph Gaston. Vol. 3. Chicago: Clarke, 1911. 52-60.

  • "The Stage-Driver's Story." Phrenological Journal Aug. 1879: 85-90.

  • "Susan B. Anthony's Visits to Oregon." The Souvenir of Western Women. Ed. Mary Osborn Douthit. Portland, OR: Anderson & Duniway, 1905. 36-37.

  • Serialized novels in the New Northwest:
    • Judith Reid, A Plain Story of a Plain Woman. 12 May 1871 - 22 Dec. 1871.
    • Ellen Dowd, the Farmers Wife. Part one, 5 Jan. 1872 - 26 April 1872. Part two, 1 July 1873 - 26 Sept. 1873.
    • Amie and Henry Lee; or, The Spheres of the Sexes. 29 May 1874 - 13 Nov. 1874.
    • The Happy Home; or, The Husband's Triumph. 20 Nov. 1874 - 14 May 1875.
    • Captain Gray's Company; or, Crossing the Plains and Living in Oregon. 21 May 1875 - 29 Oct. 1875.
    • One Woman's Sphere; or, The Mystery of Eagle Cove. 4 June 1875 - 3 Dec. 1875.
    • Madge Morrison, the Molalla Maid and Matron. 10 Dec. 1875 - 28 July 1876.
    • Edna and John, A Romance of Idaho Flat. 29 Sept. 1875 - 15 June 1877.
    • Martha Marblehead, The Maid and Matron of Chehalem. 29 June 1877 - 8 Feb. 1878.
    • Her Lot; or, How She was Protected. 1 Feb. 1878 - 19 Sept. 1878.
    • Fact, Fact and Fancy; or, More Ways of Living than One. 26 Sept. 1878 - 15 May 1879.
    • Mrs. Hardine's Will. 20 Nov. 1879 - 26 Aug. 1880.
    • The Mystery of Castle Rock, a Story of the Pacific Northwest. 2 March 1882 - 7 Sept. 1882.
    • Judge Dunson's Secret, An Oregon Story. 15 March 1883 - 6 Sept. 1883.
    • Laban McShane, A Frontier Story. 13 Sept. 1883 - 6 March 1884.
    • Dux, A Maiden Who Dared. 11 Sept. 1884 - 5 March 1885.
    • The De Launcy Curse; or, The Law of Heredity-A Tale of Three Generations. 10 Sept. 1885 - 4 March 1886.
    • Blanche Le Clerq, A Tale of the Mountain Mines. 2 Sept. 1886 - 24 Feb. 1887.

  • Serialized novels in the Pacific Empire:
    • Shack-Locks: A Story of the Times. 3 Oct. 1895 - 26 March 1896.
    • 'Bijah's Surprises. Book one, 2 April 1896 - 26 Sept. 1896. Book two, 1 Oct. 1896 - 31 Dec. 1896.
    • The Old and the New. 7 Jan. 1897 - 30 Dec. 1897.

  • Unfinished serialized novel in the Phrenological Journal
    • Why Mar the Image? Jan. May, 1877.

Sources on Abigail Scott Duniway

  • "Abigail Scott Duniway Addresses the Idaho Constitutional Convention." Idaho Yesterdays (1990): 21-27.

  • "Abigail Scott Duniway." The Woman's Tribune (Portland, OR; Washington, DC) 28 Oct. 1905.

  • Anthony, Susan B., Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Matilda Joslyn Gage, eds. History of Woman Suffrage. Vol. III 1876-1885. Rochester: Mann, 1886.

  • Anthony, Susan B. and Ida Husted Harper, eds. The History of Woman Suffrage. Vol. IV 1883-1900. Indianapolis, Hollenbeck, 1902.

  • Bandow, Gayle R. "In Pursuit of a Purpose: Abigail Scott Duniway and the New Northwest." MA Thesis. U of OR, 1973.

  • Bennion, Sherilyn Cox. "The New Northwest and Woman's Exponent: Early Voices for Suffrage." Journalism Quarterly 54.2 (1977): 286-92.

  • Braude, Ann. Radical Spirits: Spiritualism and Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century America. Boston: Beacon, 1989.

  • Capell, Letitia. "Biography of Abigail Scott Duniway." MA Thesis. U of OR, 1934.

  • Clark, Malcolm H., Jr. "The War on the Webfoot Saloon." Oregon Historical Quarterly 58.1 (1957): 48-62.

  • Dodds, Gordon, ed. Varieties of Hope: An Anthology of Oregon Prose. Corvallis: OSU P, 1993.

  • Douthit, Mary Osborn. "Abigail Scott Duniway, Mother and Home Builder." The Souvenir of Western Women. Portland, OR: Anderson &Duniway, 1905. 43.

  • Duniway, David D. Introduction. "Journal of a Trip to Oregon." Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1890. Vol. 5. Ed. Kenneth L. Holmes and David C. Duniway. Glendale, CA: Clark, 1986. 21-38.

  • Flexner, Eleanor. Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States. Cambridge: Belknap, 1959.

  • ---. Introduction. Path Breaking: An Autobiographical History of the Equal Suffrage Movement in Pacific Coast States. Abigail Scott Duniway. 1914. NY: Schocken, 1971.vii-xviii.

  • Gaston, Joseph. Portland Oregon: Its History and Builders. 4 vols. Chicago: Clarke, 1911.

  • Harper, Ida Husted. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony. 2 vols. Indianapolis: Hollenbeck, 1898.

  • Horner, John B. Oregon Literature. Corvallis: n.p., 1899.

  • Kessler, Lauren. "The Fight for Woman Suffrage and the Oregon Press." Women in Pacific Northwest History: An Anthology. Ed. Karen J. Blair. Seattle: U of WA P, 1988. 43-58.

  • ---. "The Ideas of Women Suffragists and the Portland Oregonian." Journalism Quarterly 57 (1980): 597-605.

  • ---. "A Siege of the Citadels: Access of Woman Suffrage Ideas to the Oregon Press, 1884-1912." Diss. U of WA, 1980.

  • ---. "A Siege of the Citadels: Search for a Public Forum for the Ideas of Oregon Woman Suffrage." Oregon Historical Quarterly 84 (1983): 117-50.

  • Larson, T.A. "Dolls, Vassals, and Drudges - Pioneer Women in the West." Western Historical Quarterly 3.1 (1972): 1-16.

  • ---. "Idaho's Role in America's Woman Suffrage Crusade." Idaho Yesterdays (1974): 2-15.

  • ---. "Woman's Rights in Idaho." Idaho Yesterdays (1972): 2-19.

  • Loving, Lisa S. "A Woman's Place . . .." Oregon Quarterly 75.4 (1996): 26-29.

  • Mansfield, Dorothy M. "Abigail Scott Duniway: Suffragette with Not-so-Common Sense." Western Journal of Speech Communication 36 (1971): 24-29.

  • Martin, Jim. A Bit of A Blue: The Life and Work of Frances Fuller Victor. Salem, OR: Deep Well, 1992.

  • McKern, Roberta O. "The Woman Suffrage Movement in Oregon and the Oregon Press." MA Thesis. U of OR, 1975.

  • Montague, Martha Frances. "Woman Suffrage Movement in Oregon." M.A. Thesis. U of Oregon, 1930.

  • Morrison, Dorothy Nafus. Ladies Were Not Expected: Abigail Scott Duniway and Women's Rights. NY: Atheneum, 1977.

  • Moynihan, Ruth Barnes. "Abigail Scott Duniway of Oregon: Woman Suffragist of the American Frontier." Diss. Yale U, 1979.

  • ---. Introduction. Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1852. Vol. 5. Ed. Kenneth L. Holmes and David C. Duniway. Bison Books ed. Lincoln: U of NE P, 1997. vii-xiii.

  • ---. "Of Women's Rights and Freedom: Abigail Scott Duniway." Women in Pacific Northwest History: An Anthology. Ed. Karen J. Blair. Seattle: U of WA P, 1988. 9-24.

  • ---. Rebel for Rights: Abigail Scott Duniway. New Haven: Yale UP, 1983.

  • "Mrs. Abigail Scott Duniway." Phrenological Journal Dec. 1876: 445-48.

  • Nelson, Herbert B. The Literary Impulse in Pioneer Oregon. Corvallis: OSU, 1948.

  • Powers, Alfred. History of Oregon Literature. Portland: Metropolitan Press, 1935.

  • Richey, Elinor. "The Unsinkable Abigail." American Heritage 26 (1975): 72-89.

  • Roberts, Leslie McKay. "Suffragist of the New West: Abigail Scott Duniway and the Development of the Oregon Suffrage Movement." BA Thesis. Reed College, 1969.

  • Ross, Nancy Wilson. Westward the Women. NY: Knopf, 1944.

  • Scott, Harvey. History of the Oregon Country. 6 vols. NY: Cambridge, 1924.

  • Smith, Helen Krebs. The Presumptuous Dreamers: A Sociological History of the Life and Times of Abigail Scott Duniway. 2 vols. Lake Oswego, OR: Smith, 1974.

  • Solomon, Martha M., ed. A Voice of Their Own: The Woman Suffrage Press, 1840-1910. Tuscaloosa: U of AL P, 1991.

  • Thomas, Mrs. E.H. "The Pacific Northwest." Phrenological Journal Dec. 1877: 436-39.

  • Turnbull, George S. History of Oregon Newspapers. Portland: Binfords, 1939.

  • Victor, Frances Fuller. "The Literature of Oregon." The West Shore 1 (1876):

  • ---. "Literature." History of Oregon. Vol II. 1848-1888. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. 39 vols. San Francisco: The History Co., 1883-90.

  • Ward, Jean M. "Abigail Scott Duniway: Oregon's Pioneer Feminist." Portland Scribe 5 (1976): 1. Rpt. Old Stuff (Portland, OR) 2 (1977): 1.

  • ---. "The Emergence of a Mentor-Protégé Relationship: The 1871 Pacific Northwest Lecture Tour of Susan B. Anthony and Abigail Scott Duniway." Proceedings of the 1982 Northwest Women's Heritage Conference Sponsored by the University of Washington and the Ford Foundation. Seattle: U of WA, 1984: 120-45.

  • ---. "Women's Responses to Systems of Male Authority: Communciations Strategies in the Novels of Abigail Scott Duniway." Diss. U of OR, 1989.

  • Ward, Jean M. and Elaine A. Maveety. Pacific Northwest Women 1815-1925: Lives, Memories, and Writings. Corvallis: OR State UP, 1995.

 

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