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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1859 January 09 - 1947 March 09

Biography

Occupations: Suffragist; President, National American Women Suffrage Association; Pacifist.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Carrie Chapman Catt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00031
Abstract Suffragist, president, National American Women Suffrage Association, and pacifist. Papers relate primarily to Catt's public life, primarily her work as president of both the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the International Woman Suffrage Alliance. There is a significant amount of material pertaining to her peace activities. There is also a rich collection of photographs, including many of the Women's Land Army, created in Great Britain during World War II to aid in the war...
Dates of Materials: 1880-1958

Helen Tufts Bailie papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00009
Abstract Social reformer and radical. Bailie's extensive journals document her experimentation with anarchism, vegetarianism, companionate marriage and daily life during two World Wars. The collection also documents the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) blacklisting controversies; the ''Red Scare'' of the 1920s; the fight to repeal the Teacher's Loyalty Oath in Massachusetts; and the W.B. Shearer controversy on naval disarmament. Individuals represented in the collection include DAR...
Dates of Materials: 1864 - 1959

International Alliance of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00313
Abstract Approximately half of the collection consists of programs and other material related to biennial conferences, in particular the 12th Congress held in Istanbul, 1935. Material from this Congress includes committee reports and resolutions, correspondence, programs, publicity, speeches, and memorabilia. Documentation for other conferences is more sparse, consisting mainly of programs. There are also official conference reports (1906-61) and general documents such as agendas, publicity, position...
Dates of Materials: 1906 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1973

Jacqueline Van Voris papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00166
Abstract Biographer and Historian. This small collection primarily contains research materials for Van Voris's books. Included are audio tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with Mildred Adams Kenyon, Mary Gray Peck Koehler, Mildred Scott Olmstead, Alice Loomis Clayton, and Louisa K. Fast, some with related correspondence and other materials, such as photographs of suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt. Also included is Van Voris's typed, unpublished manuscript "Quiet Victory: The...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1987

Portia Willis Fitzgerald papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00380
Abstract

Woman's club leader, suffragist and lecturer. Much of the collection appears to have been part of a scrapbook. Writings and speeches primarily relate to her father (Colonel and U.S. Representative Benjamin A. Willis), the League of Nations, suffrage, the Institute of Human Relations, and women's clubs. Correspondents include Gertrude Atherton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Florence G. Tuttle.

Dates of Materials: 1868-1966; Majority of material found within 1910-1935

Susan B. Anthony papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00005
Abstract

Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, feminist, temperance leader, and abolitionist. Anthony began her political career with the Women's New York State Temperance Society, and became involved in women's rights, suffrage, and the abolitionist movements. The bulk of the collection consists of material by outside parties about Anthony, including biographical material; published writings by Anthony; memorabilia; correspondence; autograph collection; and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1850 - 1979

Vera Wadsworth Beggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00015
Abstract

Pacifist; Suffragist; Civic leader; International relations specialist. This small collection of Vera Beggs' papers includes extensive correspondence to and from Carrie Chapman Catt describing women's rights and peace activism and organizations.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1969