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COLLECTION Identifier: M-133, reel E11; A-68, Series I

Papers of Carrie Chapman Catt in the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1904-1946

Series I of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection.

Dates

  • 1904-1946

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. ORIGINALS CLOSED. USE MICROFILM. REQUEST AS: M-133, REEL E-11.

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.

Extent

12 folders

Collection includes biographical information, and articles and speeches by Carrie Chapman Catt.

BIOGRAPHY

Carrie Chapman Catt, leader in the woman suffrage and international peace movements, succeeded Susan B. Anthony as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (1900-1904) and was again 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.

For additional biographical information, see Notable American Women (Cambridge, Mass., 1971), which includes a list of additional sources.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 56-121

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Carrie Chapman Catt papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1904-1947 (M-133, reel A1; WRC 37-43).

Processing Information

Reprocessed: June 1990

By: Kim Brookes,Bert Hartry,Katherine Kraft,Jane Ward
Link to catalog
Title
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947. Papers of Carrie Chapman Catt in the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1904-1946: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00404

Repository Details

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