American Women's History: A Research Guide
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Environmental History Bibliography [online]. [Durham, NC]: Forest History Society, 1997- [cited 23 May 2002]. Available from:
"The Bibliography contains over 33,000 annotated citations to books, articles, and dissertations published from 1633 to 2002 and is updated online quarterly." Includes references to works about women environmentalists, nature writers, and employees of the U.S. Forest Service.

Biographical Sources


Networking Tools: Discussion Groups & Associations

American Society for Environmental History []

Forest History Society []

H-Environment Discussion Network []

Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Guide to Environmental History Archival Collections [online]. [Durham, NC]: Forest History Society, 2004 [cited 28 February 2005]. Available from:
International in coverage, this database includes descriptions of over 7000 groups of environmental history records located in more than 450 repositories.

Primary Sources: Digital Collections

Reclaiming the Everglades: South Florida's Natural History, 1884-1934 [online]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2002 [cited 12 October 2002]. Available from:
Includes material from the University of Miami Library, Florida International Libraries, and the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. Women's work in the political arena is among the key topics in this collection.

Talking About Women's History

Lear, Linda J. [Interview] [online]. Interviewed by Dennis Mihelick. Talking History, 15 April 1999. Available from:
Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, talks about Carson's life and work.

------. The Last Writings of Rachel Carson [Interview online]. Dialogue, Week of November 22 - 28, 1999. Available from:

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132