Selected Special Collections
Carrie Chapman Catt Collection
Library and papers of Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association
[Carrie Chapman Catt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front], The Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
In 1939 Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947), the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Assocation (NAWSA), donated her "feminist library" to the Library of Congress on behalf of her organization. Formerly the NAWSA's reference collection, the gift includes volumes from the libraries of Susan B. Anthony, Alice Stone Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, Mary A. Livermore, Elizabeth Smith Miller, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and other reformers.
Also see the blog post:Celebrating Creative Women: Highlights from an exhibit on women's rights and the webcast: Catch the Suffragists' Spirit: The Millers' Suffrage Scrapbooks.
Like collections include: Susan B. Anthony Collection: The library and papers of Susan B. Anthony.
Digitized Materials from the Carrie Chapman Catt Collection