American Women's History: A Research Guide
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Bibliographies

Brown, Jessica S., ed. The American South: A Historical Bibliography. 2 vols. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1985.

Clinton, Catherine. "In Search of Southern Women's History: The Current State of Academic Publishing." Georgia Historical Quarterly 76 (Summer 1992): 420-427.

Farr, Sidney Saylor. Appalachian Women: An Annotated Bibliography. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, [1981].

Great Smoky Mountains Regional Bibliography [online]. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Libraries, 2000- .
Overview of a major annotated bibliography under development. Primary and secondary sources in all formats will be covered.

McMillen, Sally G. "Bibliographical Essay." In Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South. The American History Series. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1992.

------. "Selected Sources." In Motherhood in the Old South: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Infant Rearing. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1990.

Timberlake, Andrea, et al., eds. Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, 1975-1988. Memphis: Center for Research on Women, Memphis State University, 1988. 264p.


Encyclopedias & Historical Overviews

Roller, David C. The Encyclopedia of Southern History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979.

Wilson, Charles Reagan, and William Ferris. Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

Wolfe, Margaret Ripley. Daughters of Canaan: A Saga of Southern Women. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1995. 281p.
Reviewed by Judith E. Funston for H-South: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=29511851650987.


Journals

Journal of Southern History [http://jsh.rice.edu/]

Southern Cultures [http://www.unc.edu/depts/csas/southern_cultures/]


Networking Tools: Associations/Discussion Lists

H-Appalachia [http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~appalach/]

H-SAWH: Women and Gender in the U.S. South [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~sawh/]

H-South [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~south/]

Southern Association for Women Historians [http://h-net.msu.edu/~sawh/sawhmem.htm]


Primary Sources: Archival Collections

See the general Archival Collections section for additional information sources.

National Archives-Southeast Region [http://www.nara.gov/regional/atlanta.html]


Primary Sources: Microform Collections

American Women's Diaries: Southern Women. New Canaan, Conn.: Readex, [1988-1990].

Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching Papers, 1930-1942. Sanford, N.C.: Microfilming Corp. of America, 1983.

Records of Southern Plantations from Emancipation to the Great Migration. Frederick, Md.: University Publications of America, 2000- .

Records of the Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War. Frederick, Md.: University Publications of America, 1985- .
Overview from the publisher: http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/2upa/Ash/AnteBellumSouthernPlantations.htm.

Southern Women and Their Families in the 19th Century: Papers and Diaries. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1991- .
Overview from the publisher: http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/2upa/Aws/SouthernWomen.htm.

Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Series 1: Woman's Suffrage. Part C: The South. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1990.


Primary Sources: Digital Collections

See the general Digital Text Collections section for additional information sources.

Documenting the American South: The Southern Experience in 19th-Century America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Academic Affairs Library. 1996. Available from http://sunsite.unc.edu/docsouth/.


Primary Sources: Selected Books

See the Books with Primary Sources section for additional information sources.

Cashin, Joan E., ed. Our Common Affairs: Texts from Women in the Old South. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Reviewed by Sharon Helevi for H-SHEAR: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=24985888521630.




American Women's History: A Research Guide
Ken Middleton
kmiddlet@frank.mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132