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Beauchamp, Edward R. Dissertations in the History of Education, 1970-1980. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1985. 259p.
Dittemore, Margaret, comp. The Education of Women in the South: An Annotated Bibliography. New Orleans: Newcomb Coll. Center for Research on Women, Tulane University, 1992. ERIC, ED 364140.
Huls, Mary Ellen. United States Government Documents on Women,
1800-1990: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Vol. I, Social
Issues. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1993.
Middleton, Ken. Education [online]. 1997 [cited 6 March 1998]. Available from: http://www.mtsu.edu/~library/wtn/wtn-educ.html.
Sevetson, Erika, comp. Women and Education Bibliography [online]. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1995 [cited 12 February 1999]. Available from: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/libcolls/bksper/bibs/edu.htm.
Wilkins, Kay S. Women's Education in the United States: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale, 1979. 217p.
Young, Arthur P. Higher Education in American Life, 1636-1986: A
Bibliography of Dissertations and Theses. New York: Greenwood Press,
Many of the sources noted in the general Biographical Sources section include an appendix which lists women by field of importance. The sources below focus specifically on educators.
Butler, Susan Lowell. Pressing Onward: The Women's Historical Biography of the National Education Association. Washington, D.C.: National Education Association, 1996.
Eisenmann, Linda, ed. Historical Dictionary of Women's Education in
the United States. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. 534p.
Ohles, John F., ed. Biographical Dictionary of American Educators. 3 vols. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1978.
Seller, Maxine Schwartz, ed. Women Educators in the United States, 1820-1993: A Bio-bibliographical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1994.
Who's Who in American Education: An Illustrated Biographical
Dictionary of Eminent Living Educators of the United States and
Canada. Nashville: Who's Who in American Education, 1928-1968.
Clifford, Geraldine Joncich. Lone Voyagers: Academic Women in Coeducational Institutions 1870-1937. New York: Feminist Press, 1989.
Cott, Nancy, ed. History of Women in the United States: Historical
Articles on Women's Lives and Activities. Vol. 12,
Education. Munich: Saur, 1993.
Farnham, Christie Anne. The Education of the Southern Belle: Higher Education and Student Socialization in the Antebellum South. New York: New York University Press, 1994.
Solomon, Barbara Miller. In the Company of Educated Women: A History of Women and Higher Education in America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
Woody, Thomas A. A History of Women's Education in the United
States. 2 vols. New York: Science Press, 1929. Reprint, New York:
Octagon Books, 1966.
1989-Present. Available from: http://www.eric.ed.gov/.
History of Education Quarterly. Bloomington: History of
Education Society, School of Education, Indiana University, 1961- .
National Center for Education Statistics [http://nces.ed.gov/]
Touchton, Judith G., and Lynn Davis, comps. Fact Book on Women in
Higher Education. New York: American Council on Education and
Macmillan Publishing, 1991. 289p.
See the Archival Collections section for additional information sources.
Collections which focus on women at specific colleges, or on women and education generally, are noted below:
Baker Library, Harvard Business School
Bouricius, Clara, and Laura Cochrane.
[online]. In Women, Enterprise and Society: A
Guide to Resources in the Business Manuscripts Collection at Baker
Library. Boston: Baker Library, Harvard Business School, 2002
[cited 27 February 2002]. Available from:
Daley, Virginia, comp. Education
[online]. In A Sampler of Women's Studies
Primary Source Materials in the Special Collections Library at Duke
University. 1988. Revised, 1995 [cited 4 October 1996]. Available
Florida State Archives
[online]. In The Florida State Archives: Collections Pertaining to
Women's History and Women's Issues. [Tallahassee, Fla.]: Florida
Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services,
Bureau of Archives and Records Management, . Available
Loyola University, Chicago
and Leadership Archives [online]. Chicago: Loyola University,
Baumann, Roland M., ed. Guide
to the Women's History Sources in the
Oberlin College Archives [online]. Oberlin, Ohio: Gertrude F. Jacob
Archival Publications Fund, 1990.
University of Colorado at Boulder
Collections to Women's History [online]. Boulder: University of
Colorado, 1998 [cited 15 June 2001]. Available from:
University of Iowa
Relating to Teachers [online]. City: Iowa Women's Archives, University
of Iowa Libraries, 2002- [cited 21 November 2004]. Available
University of Pennsylvania Archives & Records Center
Snyder, Terry. Guide
to the Women's Oral History Project Records,
1949-1953, 1980-1983 [online]. Philadelphia: University of
Pennsylvania Archives and Records Center, n.d. [cited 8 September
1998]. Available from:
[online]. Deerfield, Mass.: Memorial Hall Museum, 2001- [cited 9 February
2002]. Available from: http://memorialhall.mass.edu/.
Attaway, Doris E., and Marjorie Rabe Barritt, eds.
Women's Voices: Early years at the University of Michigan
[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : University of Michigan Library, 2002.
Available from: http://www.hti.umich.edu/w/womv.
Breaking and Making Tradition: Women at the University of Virginia [online]. Albert H. and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, 2003 [cited 10 July 2003]. Available from: http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/exhibits/women/.
Carlton, Patrick W. Oral History of the Public School Principalship [online]. Blacksburg, Va.: Virginia Tech New Media Center, n.d. [cited 10 June 2002]. Available from: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/faculty_archives/principalship/.
L. Davis Camp Diary [online]. Boston: Simmons College Archives, c2000.
Dublin, Thomas, and Kathryn Kish Sklar. Women and Social Movements in
the United States, 1830-1930 [online]. 1997- [cited 4 May 2001].
Available from: http://womhist.binghamton.edu.
Five College Archives
Digital Access Project [online]. [Amherst, Mass.?]: Five Colleges,
Inc., 1997- . Available from: http://clio.fivecolleges.edu.
Online Historical Reference Shelf [online]. [Cambridge, Mass
: President and Fellows of Harvard College, 2001]. Available from:
Images of Early Vassar [online]. Archives & Special Collections, Vassar College Libraries, n.d. [cited 24 January 2004]. Available from: http://libraryosxsvr.vassar.edu/earlyimages/.
Jackson Davis Collection of African-American Educational Photographs [online]. Charlottesville: Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, 1999. Available from: http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/collections/jdavis/index.html.
Cowpuncher: Rural School Newspaper of Southern Arizona [online].
Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Library, 2000- [cited 27 February 2002].
Available from: http://digital.library.arizona.edu/cowpuncher/.
History Digital Collection [online]. Youngstown, OH: William F. Maag
Jr. Library, Youngstown State University, updated March 2002 [cited 25
June 2002]. Available
Collection [online]. Denver, CO: Denver Public Library, 1995- .
Available from: http://gowest.coalliance.org/.
University of Washington Campus Photographs [online]. Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Libraries, n.d. [cited 28 November 2004]. Available from: http://content.lib.washington.edu/uwcampusweb/index.html.
Access [online]. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Harvard University Library,
Evolves, 1790-1890 [online]. Ann Arbor, MI: Clements Library,
University of Michigan, 2006 [cited 7 April 2007]. Available from:
American Association of University Women Archives, 1881-1976. Sanford, N.C.: Microfilming Corp. of America, 1980.
Emily Howland Papers, 1775-(1841-1929)-1938. Ithaca, N.Y. : Dept. of Manuscripts and University Archives, Cornell University Libraries, 1975.
M. Carey Thomas Papers. New Haven, Conn.: Microfilmed by
Mary McLeod Bethune Papers: The Bethune-Cookman College Collection,
1922-1955. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America,
Mary McLeod Bethune Papers: The Bethune Foundation Collection.
Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1996- .
Papers of Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1883-1961. Watertown,
Mass.: General Microfilm Co., 1984.
Middle Tennessee State University Library