The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Blackwell, Mrs. Antoinette Louisa

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Blackwell, Mrs. Antoinette Louisa
Edition of 1920. See also Antoinette Louisa Blackwell on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

BLACKWELL, Mrs. Antoinette Louisa (Brown), American woman suffragist and Unitarian minister: b. Henrietta, N. Y., 20 May 1825. A graduate of Oberlin College (1847), she “preached on her own orders,” at first in Congregational churches, becoming at length a champion of women's rights. She married Samuel C., a brother of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell (1856). She has written ‘Shadows of Our Social System’ (1855); ‘The Island Neighbors’ (1871), a novel of American life; ‘Sexes Throughout Nature’ (1875); ‘The Physical Basis of Immortality’ (1876); ‘The Philosophy of Individuality’ (1893); ‘Sea Drift, or a Tribute to the Ocean’ (1903).