Part of a six-volume series, this second volume of History of Woman Suffrage was published in 1887. The first two volumes appeared originally in 1881. The editors of the collection were some of the early suffragettes: Stanton, Anthony, Harper, and Gage. In the early volumes are analyses of the historical causes of the condition of women, including religious discussion and memoirs of suffragists. The later volumes focus on documenting the activities of the movement, sometimes on a state-by-state basis.