Letter of Carrie Chapman Catt, 1939
Letter regarding book recommendations from Carrie Chapman Catt.
- Catt , Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Carrie Chapman Catt as well as 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.
Collection consists of a letter from Carrie Chapman Catt to Jessica Smith, editor of Soviet Russia Today regarding book recommendations and Catt's retirement.
A leader in the woman suffrage and international peace movements, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was president when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted. She was also president of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, helped found the League of Women Voters of the United States, and helped organize and chaired the National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 85-M51
The letter of Carrie Chapman Catt was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from David Schulson Autographs in 1985.
Updated and additional description added: March 2022
By: Cat Lea Holbrook
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- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by gifts from the Zetlin Sisters Fund, the Jane Rainie Opel ’50 Fund, and the Gerard Schlesinger Library Fund.
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