Dr. Anna Hulda Kottenhoff (verheiratete/married Dammer & Schmidtdammer respectively)

Title: Dr.
Prename: Anna Hulda
Surname: Kottenhoff (verheiratete/married Dammer & Schmidtdammer respectively)
Profession: Jurist
Birthday: 11/24/1907
Place of birth: Hagen-Haspe
Date of death: 05/24/1969
Place of death: Büderich
Married since: 08.04.1942
Married to: Günther Dammer (later Schmidtdammer)
Education: 1932 final high school examinations (*Abitur*) in Dortmund; 1932–35 university studies (law) in Innsbruck and Heidelberg; 1935 university law degree in Berlin; 1940 doctorate in Heidelberg
Career: 1933–35 responsible for law students and for research and professional training in the women students’ office of the Heidelberg Student Leadership; 1935–36 law students’ adviser, University of Berlin; January 1936 research assistant, Institute of Political Research (Institut für Staatsforschung), Berlin; from November 1936 responsible for research and professional training in the women students’ office of the Reich Student Leadership; 1938–39 national-level deputy consultant and *Gau*-level consultant (Brandenburg *Gau*) for the Working Group of National Socialist Women Students (ANSt); from January 1939 directs women students’ office of the Reich Student Leadership; 1942 *Gau*-level women’s leader (Salzburg)
Memberships: 1937 Nazi Party; 1937 founding member of the Nazi organization of university women (Hochschulgemeinschaft Deutscher Frauen)
Biographical literature: “Anna Kottenhoff,” in Michael Grüttner, *Biographisches Lexikon zur nationalsozialistischen Wissenschaftspolitik* (Heidelberg: Synchron, 2004), 97
Major works: *Der Staat im Recht: Eine Untersuchung über die Rechtsfähigkeit und Rechtsverkehrsfähigkeit des Staates unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der juristischen Staatsperson* (diss.; Hagen: Basse, 1939); *Frauen- und Kinderarbeit in England: Eine sozialpolitische Kritik* (privately published, 1940; 1941 reissued by Volk und Reich in the propaganda series “England ohne Maske”)