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Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin.
The first round of manuscripts include prominent Wisconsin women involved in the Suffrage Movement.

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  • Mathilde Franziska Anneke (Note: German language needed) Madame Anneke was the author of poems, dramas, and many short articles; editor of a revolutionary newspaper in Germany and of a women's rights newspaper in America in the fifties; a lecturer; the head of a school for girls in Milwaukee for eighteen years; and a pioneer in the equal suffrage movement in Wisconsin.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt These diaries were 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.
  • Clara Bewick Colby - Coming soon

Collection image: Carrie Chapman Catt (undated).

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Ceylon December 1911 - January 1912 (Box 1, Folder 4)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Ceylon December 1911 - January 1912 (Box 1, Folder 4)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

110 pages: 0% indexed, 19% transcribed, 5% needs review
Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Europe, South Africa, August 2 - November 15, 1911 (Box 1, Folder 1)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Europe, South Africa, August 2 - November 15, 1911 (Box 1, Folder 1)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

135 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed, 33% needs review
Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, India, January - February? 1912 (Box 1, Folder 5)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, India, January - February? 1912 (Box 1, Folder 5)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

148 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed, 1% needs review
Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Korea and Japan, October 4th - 30th, 1912 (Box 1, Folder 8)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Korea and Japan, October 4th - 30th, 1912 (Box 1, Folder 8)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

46 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed
Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Palestine, November 15 - December 15, 1911 (Box 1, Folder 3)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Palestine, November 15 - December 15, 1911 (Box 1, Folder 3)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

33 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed
Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Scotland and Palestine, November 1911 (Box 1, Folder 2)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Diaries, Scotland and Palestine, November 1911 (Box 1, Folder 2)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world. Most of the diaries are original with some typewritten copies and some summaries written later by Catt.

142 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed
Carrie Chapman Catt - Mississippi Valley Suffrage Conference, May 7-10, 1916 (Box 1, Folder 9)

Carrie Chapman Catt - Mississippi Valley Suffrage Conference, May 7-10, 1916 (Box 1, Folder 9)

Typed biographical sketch of Carrie Chapman Catt, M.G. Peck, 1944. Proof and correction of OCR needed.

9 pages: 0% indexed, 89% corrected
Carrie Chapman Catt -Diaries, Philippines and China, July 19 - Sept 24, 1912 (Box 1, Folder 6)

Carrie Chapman Catt -Diaries, Philippines and China, July 19 - Sept 24, 1912 (Box 1, Folder 6)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

114 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed
Carrie Chapman Catt -Diaries, Philippines and China, July 19 - Sept 24, 1912 (Box 1, Folder 7)

Carrie Chapman Catt -Diaries, Philippines and China, July 19 - Sept 24, 1912 (Box 1, Folder 7)

Diaries of Carrie Chapman Catt, a noted leader in the woman suffrage movement, written during a trip around the world.

144 pages: 0% indexed, 0% transcribed
Mathilde Franziska Anneke - Women's Suffrage Correspondence, 1866-1884 (Box 5, Folder 4)

Mathilde Franziska Anneke - Women's Suffrage Correspondence, 1866-1884 (Box 5, Folder 4)

Correspondence, and manuscripts of Mathilde Anneke, an author and woman's rights advocate, who lived primarily in Milwaukee after 1849. The correspondence, practically all of which is in German script, contains much information on the opinions and activities of German-American intellectuals of...

207 pages: 0% indexed, 0% translated
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