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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

CATHERINE G. KATOPES PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Catherine G. Katopes (1912-1979) served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and the Women's Army Corps from 1942 to late 1945.


BIOGRAPHY

Catherine G. Katopes joined the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and was sent to basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, in September 1942. In early 1943 she was transferred to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, where she worked in the Public Relations Office. In January 1944 she was transferred to Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis. Following her discharge in late 1945, Katopes returned to Syracuse, New York, where she worked for the Jesuit Order.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Item
Georgette L. Lutz in Paris, 1945
Item # WV0122.6.001
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Wounded grateful to WACS for care, Sgt. Katopes says, circa 1944
Item # WV0122.2.001
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.001
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.002
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter to Catherine Katopes from brother John, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.003
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.004
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.005
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jim, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.006
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 1943
Item # WV0122.4.026
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Charlie, Dena, and Jimmie, 1943
Item # WV0122.4.019
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to siblings, 30 January 1944
Item # WV0122.4.020
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Elva, 1944
Item # WV0122.4.021
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Words to ``G.I.``, 1943
Item # WV0122.4.023
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
WAC song, 12 May 1943
Item # WV0122.4.024
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 1943
Item # WV0122.4.025
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944
Item # WV0122.4.013
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Lee to Catherine Katopes and Georgie, 24 June 1945
Item # WV0122.4.014
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to brother Charlie, 1942
Item # WV0122.4.015
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to brother Charlie, 13 August 1942
Item # WV0122.4.016
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 8 October 1942
Item # WV0122.4.017
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 3 March 1943
Item # WV0122.4.018
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Lynn Garber to Catherine Katopes, circa 1943
Item # WV0122.4.007
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Betty, 1943
Item # WV0122.4.008
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dean and Jimmie, 1943
Item # WV0122.4.009
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 9 Aug 1943
Item # WV0122.4.010
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 20 Nov 1943
Item # WV0122.4.011
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers
Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944
Item # WV0122.4.012
From the Catherine G. Katopes Papers

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
410 letters, 1940-1946; Poems, 1943, ca. 1942-1943; newspaper clipping, 1942; Photographs, 1943, 1945-1946.