About the author: Carrie Love Chapman Catt ((January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947). suffragist, political strategist, and pacifist. An extended profile of the author can be found in the National Women’s History Museum website.
About the diary: Located in the Carrie Chapman Catt Papers in the Library of Congress, as Carrie Chapman Catt Papers: Diaries, 1911-1923; Philippines, 1912, July 19-Aug. 20.
The entries include photographs and clippings, which have been included approximately where they appeared in the author’s entries.