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Caroline Katzenstein Collection

Collection ID

SCRC 452

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)


Collection Summary 



Caroline Katzenstein Collection






Katzenstein, Caroline


Collection ID

SCRC 452



0.1 linear feet (1 folder)



Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries



Materials in English.


Detailed Collection Information 

Description of Collection

Collection of records authored by or about Caroline Katzenstein who was active in the Pennsylvania suffrage movement. Materials include a 1939 pamphlet, "The Sporting Spirit" written under Katzenstein's pseudonym Carol Stone; text of Charles Shaw’s review of Katzenstein’s book, Lifting the Curtain (1955), read on his WCAU-FM radio show “The World Around US;” and a 1961 statement written by Katzenstein resigning her affiliation with the National Woman’s Party. Other records include two 1968 condolence letters written to Caroline's sister, Josephine upon her death; photographs; newspaper clippings including an obituary; and printed materials related to the Philadelphia Life Insurance Company where Katzenstein sold insurance.


Patron Information 

Alternate Form Available 

Photographs from this collection have been digitized and are available online on the Temple University Digital Collections website. https://digital.library.temple.edu/digital/collection/p15037coll15


Catalog Record 

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: 


Research Access 

Collection is open for research. 


Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. 


Publication and Copyright Information 

The Caroline Katzenstein Collection is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. The creator/donor has not assigned its rights to Temple University Libraries.  Other creators’ intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to them or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.


Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Caroline Katzenstein Collection, SCRC 452, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 


Related Material

Caroline Katzenstein Papers, Am.8996, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Administrative Information 

Acquisition Information

Donated by Maurie H. Orodenker in October 1986. Collection previously administered by the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, acquired by Temple in June 2009


Processing Information 

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in March 2020 by Jessica M. Lydon, Associate Archivist.


Index Terms 

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:


Personal Names:

Katzenstein, Caroline

Stone, Carol

Shaw, Charles, 1911-1987


Corporate Names:

National Woman’s Party




Women--Suffrage--United States



Philadelphia (Pa.)


Material Types: 







Radio scripts