|American Women Through Time|
Go to: II. RESEARCH SOURCES (Historical Overviews, Primary Sources, and Secondary Sources)
From Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for African Americans [Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans, National Park Service]
Listen to Nancy Schultz' lecture about the Charlestown Convent Fire of 1834 [WGBH Forum].
The Ursuline Convent Collection [American Catholic History Research Center] includes a hand-written copy of an eyewitness report of the convent's burning.
See Whitman Mission National Historic Site includes information about the role of Narcissa and Marcus Whitman in establishing the Oregon Trail, as well as the conflicts that developed between the Cayuse people and the Whitmans.
Hannah Valentine and Lethe Jackson Slave Letters, 1837-1838 [Special Collections Library at Duke University]
Mary Lyon (1797-1849) founds Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in Massachusetts. See the Mary Lyon Collection, part of the Five College Archives Digital Access Project.
Kemble [Women Working, 1870-1930]
Trail of Tears
II. Research Sources
Peterson, Kelsy. The Glory
of Woman: Prescriptive Literature in the
Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
[online]. Durham, NC: Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and
Culture, Duke University, 2003 [cited 21 November 2005]. Available
Women Working, 1800-1930
[online]. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Library Open Collections
Program, 2004- [cited 21 November 2005]. Available
Historical Museum Children's Clothing Collection
[online]. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society, updated 26 June 2001
[cited 10 December 2001]. Available
Diaries & Letters
Latta Family Letters, 1824-1830 [online]. Charlotte: University of North Carolina, 1999. Available from: http://libweb.uncc.edu/archives/latta/.
Patients' Voices in Early
19th Century Virginia
Letters to Doct. Carmichael and Son [online]. Charlottesville: Claude
Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia, 2005. Available
Halnon, Mary. Women in
America: 1820-1842 [online].
The lives of American women from the perspective of Europeans.
The database America: History & Life offers a simple option
for limiting a search for articles and other sources to a specific time
period. If you are searching for articles that cover 1820 to 1839,
enter 1820d or 1830d in the "Time Period" row of the search screen.
See America: History & Life: Searching by Time
Period for an example using another time period.
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