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Carrie Chapman Catt diaries and photographs, 1911-1912

Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 0.2 cubic feet (1 archives box) and
    • 143 transparencies (3 boxes)
  • OCLC ocn145818050, ocn145782891


  • Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world. Included are descriptions of places, people, and activities, including meetings with women's suffrage groups and their leaders; details of daily life; and commentary on area politics. The diaries are especially detailed for Catt's visits to Palestine, South Africa, Ceylon, India, the East Indies, the Philippines, China, Korea, and Japan. Most of the diaries are original with some typewritten copies and some summaries written later by Catt. Photographs from portions of this trip are described below.


  • 4x4 lantern slides.
  • Digital reproductions available for all or part of the collection in the Visual Materials in Our Collections online gallery.
  • Presented by Mary Gray Peck, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. William H. Lough, New Rochelle, New York, 1954.
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