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Papers Emilia Coops-Broese van Groenou 1909-1953

Identity Area

Collection IDIIAV00000044
Language ListFinding aid is in English / Taal van toegang is Engels
Language of MaterialEnglish/Engels
Extent0.02 m.
Processing InformationInventory made by Annemarie Kloosterman in 1993
English version made by Annette Mevis in 2013
Digitized in 2014.
Access and UseVrij
Access NoteTo be consulted only digitally
Preferred CitationPapers Emilia Coops-Broese van Groenou , inv.no …, Collection International Archives for the Women's Movement (IAV), in Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History

Biographical Note / Biografie

Born on 28 August 1876 in Breda, died on 18 March 1966 in The Hague; forename Miel; sister of Mien van Wulfften Palthe-Broese van Groenou; got a teachers degree; studied song at the Koninklijke Muziekschool (Conservatorium) in The Hague, later in Rome, Milaan and Berlin, but she never performed; married in 1909 Johan W.G. Coops and they got three daughters; was interested in the theories of Maria Montessori and founded in 1914 the first Montessori class in The Netherlands in the garden room in her parents villa; from 1908 a member of the Dutch Association of Women's Suffrage (Vereeniging voor Vrouwenkiesrecht, VVK), in 1909 board member of VVK, The Hague branch; secretary of the Dutch National Association of Women's Labor (Nationale Vereniging voor Vrouwenarbeid) 1911-1921; member of the Women's International League of Peace and Freedom, the Netherlands (Internationale Vrouwenbond voor Vrede en Vrijheid (IVVV) Nederlandsche Afdeling).


Received letters 1909-1932, 1937, among others from Rosika Schwimmer [1913] 1930-1931, Lida Gustava Heymann and Anita Augspurg 1930-1932; photocopies of letters 1913-1919, 1940, from among others C.S. Groot 1913.

Letters of Margery Corbett Ashby. 3 November and 24 December 1909.

Letter of Rie Cramer. 4 November 1915.

Postcard of Madge Donohoe. January 1916.

Letter of [S. Duchène]. 18 July 1931.

Letters of C.S. Groot. See also no. 3 October 1910 and 30 January 1911.

Letters and postcards of Lida Gustave Heymann and Anita Augspurg. 1930-1932 and n.y.

Letter of Andrée Jauve . 4 July 1932.

Letter of Lod. van Nierop. 10 May 1927.

Letter of Rens van Oosten-Mössinger. 7 May 1931.

Postcard ofN.J.C. Schermerhorn. 12 July 1921.

Letters and postcards of Rosika Schwimmer. 1920, 1930-1931.

Letter of Verlag Versandbuchhandlung Monatszeitschrift 'Die Freie Gesellschaft'.28 January 1953.

Letters of Clara (Meijer-)Wichmann. 20 February and 2 June 1921.

Postcard of Matilda Widegreen(?). 21 December 1930.

Letter of Minna Cauer to Rosika Schwimmer. Donated bij her daughter Milisa Coops in February 1990. Maybe Miel Coops should have given it to Rosika Schwimmer. 4 November 1911.

Photocopies of received letters. Donated by her daughter Milisa Coops on 27 November 1984. 1917-1919.

Photocopies of received letters. Donated by her daughter Milisa Coops on 27 November 1984. 1917-1919.. 4 folders.