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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 1162

Radcliffe College papers of Catharine P. Roth, 1962-1972


Catharine Prince Roth's class notes, papers, exams, awards and related correspondence, and photograph album documenting her time as a student at Radcliffe College.


  • 1962-1972


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Catharine P. Roth is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


1.25 linear feet ((3 file boxes) plus 1 folio photograph folder)

The Radcliffe College papers of Catharine Prince Roth include class notes, papers, and exams; awards and related correspondence, including correspondence relating to awards that she was ineligible for due to her gender; and a photograph album documenting residential life at Radcliffe College. Most of the photographs in this collection are or will be digitized and available online. Files are arranged alphabetically.


Catharine Prince Roth, daughter of David C. Prince, Jr., and Augusta Alger Prince, was born in Salem, Massachusetts. She received an AB in Classics from Radcliffe College in 1967, a master's degree from Newnham College, Cambridge, England, and a PhD in classical philology from Harvard University in 1972. She married Gary Edward Roth (he later took the name of Gregory) in 1971; they had two children, Nate and Margaret. Roth has held teaching positions at several colleges and universities including the University of Washington, Wittenberg University, the University of California, Davis, Community Colleges of Spokane, and Eastern Washington University.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2021-M184

The Radcliffe College papers of Catharine P. Roth were given to the Schlesinger Library by Catharine P. Roth in November 2021.

Processing Information

Processed: January 2022

By: Johanna Carll

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by the Alice Jeannette Ward Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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