Papers Carrie Chapman Catt , inv.no …, Collection International Archives
for the Women's Movement (IAV), in Atria, Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s
Born 9 January 1859 as Carrie Clinton Lane in Ripon, Wisconsin, United States of America, died 9 March 1947 in New Rochelle,
New York; got the degree of Bachelor of Science from Iowa State College in 1880; married in 1885 with Leo Chapman (died in 1886) and remarried in 1890 with George William Catt (died in 1905); lived from 1905 together with the suffragist
Mary Garrett Hay (died in 1928); became a member of the Iowa Women Suffrage Association in 1890; was president of the National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) 1900-1904, 1915-1920; initiator and in 1904 co-founder of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, president from 1904-1923; travelled with Aletta Jacobs in 1911-1912 through Africa and Asia to promote women's suffrage; travelled with Rosa Manus in 1922-1923 through Europe and Latin America; initiated the League of Women Voters, founded in 1920; initiator of the Comittee on the Cause and Cure of War 1925-1939, president 1925-1932; wrote numerous articles, among them travel reports and together with Nettie Rogers ShulerWoman Suffrage and Politics 1923.
Correspondence with Rosa Manus 1939-1941; documents concerning Rosa Manus's death in a concentration camp 1942; cuttings and an album with photographs of
their journey through Europe and Latin America 1922-1923; photograph album 'Homes of Famous People' n.y.; 'Birthday Memorial
Book' offered to Carrie Chapman Catt on the occasion of her seventieth birthday 1929; articles and texts of speeches by Catt
1913, 1922-1939; photocopies of letters in other repositories and microfilms of her papers in the Library of Congres in Washington.
Most of her papers are in the Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA.
Two telegrams and a welcome text for Catt in the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. 1911. 3 items.
Articles, manuscripts, speeches and notes by Catt. 1913, 1922-1923, 1927-1930, 1937-1939, 1941 and n.y. 1 folder.