Carrie Chapman Catt Papers
Carrie Chapman Catt Papers, 1880-1958
4 boxes (1.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 31
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 effort.
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The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.
The copyright owner of this collection is unknown, though it is likely that the unpublished writings of Carrie Chapman Catt are in public domain. The Library of Congress, which holds the bulk of the Catt Papers states that "copyright in the unpublished writings of Carrie Chapman Catt in these and in other collections of papers in the custody of the Library of Congress has been dedicated to the public." Copyright to works by others in this collection may be owned by their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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