Cornelia Hussey Biography
Cornelia Collins, suffragist, was born July 7, 1827, in New York city. She
was the founder of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children; and has been
trustee of the New York Colored Orphan Asylum. She is a member of the
Association for Advancement of Women; a member of the Woman's Christian
Temperance union of he state of New Jersey; vice-president of the National
Woman's Suffrage society; and a member of the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Children; and of Dumb Animals.
Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago: American Publishers' Association, 1901) 515.