|American Women's History: A Research Guide|
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Using Public Records
Thompson, Enid T. "Public Records." In Researcher's Guide to
Archives and Regional History Sources, edited by John C. Larsen.
Hamden, Conn.: Library Professional Publications, 1988.
Burk, Brenda L. "New Avenues in Women's Studies Research: Using Public Records." Feminist Collections 18 (Fall 1996): 15-16.
Records in the New York State Archives Relating to Women: An Overview [online]. [Albany]: New York State Archives and Records Administration, last update 12 August 1997 [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.sara.nysed.gov/holding/fact/women-fa.htm.
Women's History Resources at the Georgia Archives [online]. [Atlanta]: Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1999 [cited 19 June 2000. Available from: http://www.sos.state.ga.us/archives/rs/whr.htm.
History Research Sources [online]. [Montgomery]: Alabama Department of
Archives & History, updated 20 August 1997 [cited 12 February 1999].
Available from: http://www.archives.state.al.us/women/cover.html.
See the State & Regional History
section for links to most of the state archives web sites. Most state
archives have good collections of state and local records on microfilm.
Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States [online]. 1995 [cited 18 February 1999]. Available from: http://www.nara.gov/guide/index.html.
Compilation of Periodical Literature Reflecting Use of
Records in the National Archives [online]. [Washington]: National
Archives Library, National Archives and Records Administration, 1995- .