Scope and Content of Collection
The Overseas Education Fund (OEF) records contain materials dating from 1908-1991, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1981-1989. The collection contains working office files, publications, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and audio-visual materials. Records of the Board of Directors and the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director’s office, and satellite offices constitute a significant portion of the collection. Items dating from approximately 1908-1920 are related to women’s suffrage and to Carrie Chapman Catt, for whom the organization was named in its early stages, and comprise photographs and other materials.