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General Sources for State History Research


Archival Collections

Additional Women's Collections [online]. Archives for Research on Women and Gender, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1997- . Available from: http://lib.utsa.edu/Archives/WomenGender/links.html.

Associations, Societies, and Discussion Groups

American Association for State and Local History [http://www.aaslh.org]

H-Local Discussion Group [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~local/]

Periodicals

Clegg, Michael Barren, ed. Bibliography of Genealogy and Local History Periodicals with Union List of Major U.S. Collections. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Allen County Public Library Foundation, 1990. 528p.



Alabama


Biographical Sources

Alabama Women's Hall of Fame [http://www.awhf.org/fame.html]

Indexes to Specific Journals

The Alabama Historical Quarterly: Table of Contents, 1930-1982

The Alabama Review: Table of Contents, 1948-Present

Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Collections Relating to Women's History [online]. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham Public Library, 1996- [cited 6 June 2001]. Available from: http://www.bplonline.org/Archives/collections/womenshistory.asp.

Primary Source Material on Women & Alabama Held in the William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama. William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library, 1990. 16p.

Women's Historical Collections at the Auburn University Archives and Manuscript Department [online]. [Auburn, AL]: Auburn University Archives and Manuscript Department, last updated 11 December 1998 [cited 12 December 1998. Available from: http://www.lib.auburn.edu/archive/find-aid/women.htm.

Women's History Research Sources [online]. [Montgomery]: Alabama Department of Archives and History, updated 20 August 1997 [cited 12 December 1998]. Available from: http://www.archives.state.al.us/referenc/cover.html.

Key Sites

Alabama Department of Archives and History [http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html]



Alaska


Anchorage Community College. Learning Resources Center. Alaska Women's Oral History Collection: Catalogue with Subject Index. Anchorage: [Learning Resources Center at Anchorage Community College, 1983. 39p.

Graham, Roberta L. A Sense of History: A Reference Guide to Alaska's Women. [Anchorage]: Alaska Women's Commission, [1985].

Women in Alaska [online]. Research Highlights Series, no. 10. Anchorage: Consortium Library, University of Alaska, updated 23 June 1999 [cited 5 July 2000]. Available from: http://www.lib.uaa.alaska.edu/archives/ResHighlights/10-WOMN3.html

Key Sites

Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums [http://www.educ.state.ak.us/lam/home.html]



Arizona


Key Sites

Arizona Department of Library, Archives and Public Records [http://www.lib.az.us/index.html]

Arizona Historical Society [http://www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/]



Arkansas


Cantrell, Andrea E. Manuscript Resources in Women's Stuides [online]. 1989 [cited 20 January 1998]. http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/manuscripts/womensstudies.asp.

A Gathering of Women: Arkansas Women 1930-2000 [online]. Little Rock: Public History Program, University of Arkansas, 2001- [cited 6 June 2001]. Available from: http://www.ualr.edu/~arwomen/.

Key Sites

Arkansas Historical Quarterly [http://www.uark.edu:80/depts/histinfo/history/ARKQuart/index.html]

Arkansas History Commission and State Archives [http://www.state.ar.us/ahc/ahc.html]

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture [http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net]



California


Bibliographies

Lothrop, Gloria Ricci. "California Women." In A Guide to the History of California. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Indexes to Journals

Index to California History Quarterly [online]. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1996- [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/publications/index_page.html.
Find the entry for "Women" in this subject index.

Key Sites

California Historical Society [http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/]

California State Archives [http://www.ss.ca.gov/archives/archives.htm]

H-California [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~cal/]



Colorado


Goldstein, Marcia T., and Rebecca A. Hunt. "From Suffrage to Centennial: A Research Guide to Colorado and National Women's Suffrage Sources." Colorado Heritage (Spring 1993): 40-48.

Selected Collections in Women's History [online]. Boulder: University of Colorado at Boulder Archives, 25 November 1998 [cited 26 July 2000]. Available from: http://www-libraries.colorado.edu/ps/arv/col/lists/women.htm.

Key Sites

Colorado Historical Society [http://www.coloradohistory.org/]

Colorado State Archives [http://www.archives.state.co.us/index.html]



Connecticut


Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame [http://www.cwhf.org/index.html]

History and Genealogy Unit, Connecticut State Library. Finding Aid to Women's History Archival Resources at the Connecticut State Library [online]. November, 1996 [cited 22 June 1997]. Available from: http://www.cslib.org/women.htm.

Key Sites

Connecticut Historical Society [http://www.chs.org/]

Connecticut State Library [http://www.cslib.org/]

H-Connecticut [http://www.h-net.org/~ctlist/]



Delaware


Vaux, Trina, comp. Guide to Women's History Resources in the Delaware Valley Area. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press: Mayor's Commission for Women of Philadelphia, 1983. 171p.

Key Sites

Delaware Public Archives [http://www.archives.lib.de.us/]

Historical Society of Delaware [http://www.hsd.org/library.htm]



Florida


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, 1996.

Vance, Linda. "Women in Florida History." In A Guide to the History of Florida, edited by Paul S. George. Reference Guides to State History and Research. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Key Sites

H-Florida [http://www.h-net.org/~florida/]

Florida State Archives [http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us/barm/fsa.html]



Georgia


Allen, Beverly B., ed. Manuscript Sources for Women's History [online]. [Atlanta: Emory University Libraries], 1996 [cited 12 February 1999]. Available from: http://web.library.emory.edu/libraries/speccolls/guides-women-pre.html.

Georgia Women's Collection Project. Special Collections, Georgia State University, Atlanta. [cited 20 January 1998]. Available from http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/women/index.htm.

Roth, Darlene R., and Virginia Shadron, comps. Women's Records: A Preliminary Guide. Atlanta: Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1978. 70p.

Women's History Resources at the Georgia Archives [online]. Atlanta: Georgia Department of Archives and History, last updated 1 March 1998 [cited 2 March 1998]. Available from: http://www.sos.state.ga.us/archives/rs/whr.htm.

Key Sites

Georgia Department of Archives and History [http://www.sos.state.ga.us/archives/]

Georgia Historical Society [http://www.georgiahistory.com]

Georgiana Collection, University of Georgia Libraries [http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/garoom/gamain.html]



Hawaii


Historians Committee, Foundation for Hawaii Women's History, comp. The Written Record of Hawaii's Women: An Annotated Guide to Sources of Information in Hawaii. Honolulu: Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women, 1984. 36 p.

Key Sites

Hawaii State Archives [http://www.state.hi.us/dags/archives/]

Hawaiian Collection, Univ. of Hawaii [http://www2.hawaii.edu/~speccoll/hawaii.html]

Hawaiian Historical Society [http://www.hawaiianhistory.org/index.html]

Hawaiian Journal of History [http://www.hawaiianhistory.org/pubs/hjh/hjhmain.html]



Idaho


Pioneer Women of the West: A Brief Listing of Holdings in Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho Library, Moscow, ID [online]. October, 1986 [cited 15 November 1996]. Available from: http://www.lib.uidaho.edu/special-collections/women.htm.

Key Sites

Idaho State Historical Society [http://www2.state.id.us/ishs/index.html]

Pacific Northwest Historians Guild [http://www.historylink.org/nwhistorian/]



Illinois


Beck, Nelson. Resources for the Study of Women's History Located in the Illinois Historical Survey Library. Urbana: Illinois Historical Survey Library, 1979. 9p.

Chicago History Magazine Index, 1988-1996 [online]. [Chicago: Chicago Historical Society], n.d. [cited 16 November 1998]. Available from: http://www.chicagohs.org/pubs/indexint.html.
See the entries under "Women," "Woman's Labor Union," etc.

Early Illinois Women & Other Unsung Heroes: The First One Hundred Years, 1818-1918 [online]. [Pekin, Ill.] :; Alliance Library System, 1998. Available from: http://www.alliancelibrarysystem.com/IllinoisWomen/index.cfm.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Archives. Guide to Women's History Sources. [Urbana, Ill.]: The University, 1989. 43p.

Women's Studies: Selected Modern Manuscript and Archival Collections [online]. Chicago: Department of Special Collections, University of Chicago Library, [2000- ]. Available from: http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/women.html.

Key Sites

Illinois State Historical Library [http://www.state.il.us/hpa/lib/default.htm]

Illinois State Historical Society [http://www.historyillinois.org/]



Indiana


Arnold, Eleanor, ed. Memories of Hoosier Homemakers. 6 vols. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.
Over 357 women from every county in Indiana were interviewed for this oral history project. Each volume covers a different topic, such as food, household technologies, and childhood.

Inventories to Collections: Women [online]. Terre Haute, IN: Vigo County Public Library, n.d. [cited 5 February 2003]. Available from: http://www.vigo.lib.in.us/vcplarchive/inventories/women/index.htm.

Women-Related Collections [online]. Bloomington: Manuscripts Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University at Bloomington, n.d. [cited 2 March 1999]. Available from: http://www.indiana.edu:80/~liblilly/lilly/mss/subject/women.html.

Women's History Collections Bibliography. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana Historical Society Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives, 1994. 31p.


Key Sites

H-Indiana [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~indiana/]

Indiana Historical Society [http://www.indianahistory.org/]



Iowa


Hawbaker, Becky Wilson. "Oral History Interviews with Iowa Women: A Survey of Collections in Iowa." Annals of Iowa 53, no. 2 (1994): 246-264.

Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/]

Key Sites

H-Iowa [http://www.h-net.org/~iowa/]

State Historical Society of Iowa [http://www.iowahistory.org/]



Kansas


Biographical Sources

Kansas State Historical Society. Notable Kansas Women [online]. 1997 [cited 12 August 1997]. Available from: http://www.kshs.org/people/women.htm.

Journal Indexes/Table of Contents

Kansas Historical Quarterly [http://www.kancoll.org/khq/]

Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains (Table of Contents, 1978- )

Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Manuscript Collections [online]. Wichita State University Special Collections and University Archives, n.d. [cited 24 July 1998]. Available from: http://specialcollections.wichita.edu/collections/ms/index.html. Find "Women" in this subject index to manuscript collections held at Wichita State.

Von Elling, Cindy. Selected Women's Holdings in Kansas State University's Archives [online]. Manhattan: Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries, 1997 [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.lib.ksu.edu/depts/spec/women/.

Key Sites

Kansas State Historical Society [http://www.kshs.org/]



Kentucky


Guide to Women's Archival Collections at the University of Louisville Libraries [online]. Louisville, Ky.: University Archives and Records Center, University of Louisville, 1997 [cited 29 July 1998]. Available from: http://www.louisville.edu/library/uarc/womg/tablcon.htm.

Indexes to Journals

Madigan, Mary Lou S., comp. Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 87, no.3 (1989): 198-383.

Oral History

Wilkins, Cary C., comp. and ed. Guide to the Kentucky Oral History Collections. Frankfort: Kentucky Oral History Commission, 1991. 183p.
Describes oral history projects at 47 repositories.

Key Sites

H-Kentucky Discussion List [http://www.h-net.org/~kentucky/]

Filson Historical Society [http://www.filsonhistorical.org/]

Kentucky Historical Society [http://www.state.ky.us/agencies/khs/]

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives [http://www.kdla.ky.gov/]



Louisiana


Baker, Vaughan Burdin. Louisiana Documents: Women in the Record. Very Occasional Paper 3. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Library, 1981. 21 p.

Manuscript Resources on Women's History in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana State University [online]. Baton Rouge: Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana State University, 31 July 1998 [cited 7 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/guides/womens.html

Murphree, Rachel, comp. Louisiana Leaders: Notable Women in History [online]. October 1997 [cited 20 January 1998]. Available from: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/soc/women/lawomen.html.

------. Timeline of Louisiana Women's History [online]. 1997 [cited 28 July 1998]. Available from: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/soc/women/timeline.html.

Simpson, Vaughan Baker. "Women in Louisiana History." In A Guide to the History of Louisiana, edited by Light Townsend Cummins and Glen Jeansonne. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Tucker, Susan, comp. The New Orleans Guide to Collections on Women. New Orleans: Newcomb College, Tulane University, 1989.

Key Sites

H-Louisiana Discussion List

Louisiana Historical Association [http://www.louisiana.edu/Academic/LiberalArts/CLS/lahist.html]

Louisiana State Archives



Maine


Maine Women Writers Collection, UNE - Westbrook College Campus [http://www.une.edu/admin/lir/mwwc/]

Litoff, Judy Barrett, and Hal Litoff. "Working Women in Maine: A Note on Sources." Labor History 17 (1976): 88-95.

Key Sites

Maine Historical Society [http://www.mainehistory.com/]

Maine State Archives [http://www.state.me.st.us/sos/arc/]



Maryland


Requardt, Cynthia Horsburgh. "Women's Deeds in Women's Words: Manuscripts in the Maryland Historical Society." Maryland Historical Magazine 73 (Summer 1978): 186-204.

Women's Studies Collections [online]. Baltimore, Md.: The Archives and Special Colletions, University of Baltimore, updated 16 October 2000 [cited 28 November 2000]. Available from: http://archives.ubalt.edu/women.htm.

Key Sites

H-Maryland [http://www.h-net.org/~maryland/]

Maryland Historical Society [http://www.mdhs.org/library/library.html]

Maryland State Archives [http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/]



Massachusetts


Major Manuscript Collections: Women [online]. Amherst: Special Collections and Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts, 1997- [cited 5 December 2000]. Available from: http://www.library.umass.edu/spcoll/manuscripts/women.html.

Oates, Mary J. "Women in Massachusetts History Before 1920." In A Guide to the History of Massachusetts, edited by Martin Kaufman, John W. Ifkovic, and Joseph Carvalho, III. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Key Sites

Massachusetts Archives [http://www.state.ma.us/sec/arc/]

Massachusetts Historical Society [http://www.masshist.org/]



Michigan


Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame [http://scnc.leslie.k12.mi.us/~mwhfame/]

Women in Grand Rapids History: A Guide to Resources in the Local History Department of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council, 1995. 39p.

Key Sites

H-Michigan [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~michigan/]

State Archives of Michigan [http://www.sos.state.mi.us/history/archive/archive.html]



Minnesota


Blatti, Jo, comp. Women's History in Minnesota: A Survey of Published Sources and Dissertations. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1993. 124p.

Palmquist, Bonnie Beatson. "Women in Minnesota History, 1915-1976: An Annotated Bibliography of Articles Pertaining to Women." Minnesota History 45 (1977): 187-91.

Key Sites

Minnesota Historical Society [http://www.mnhs.org/]



Mississippi


Hawks, Joanne V., comp. Mississippi's Historical Heritage: A Guide to Women's Sources in Mississippi Repositories. [Hattiesburg, Miss. ?] : Society of Mississippi Archivists, 1993.

Women's Studies Collections [online]. Oxford: University of Mississippi Library, 1995- [cited 20 March 2002]. Available from: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/files/archives/guides/women.html.

Key Sites

Mississippi Department of Archives and History [http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/]

Mississippi Historical Society [http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/admin/mhistsoc.html]



Missouri


Dains, Mary K. "Missouri Women in Historical Writing." Missouri Historical Review 83 (1989): 417-28.

Guide to Women's Collections: Western Historical Manuscript Collection [online]. [Columbia, Mo.: Western Historical Manuscript Collection, University of Missouri, 1991] [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.umsystem.edu/whmc/tl-women.html.

Key Sites

Missouri Historical Society [http://www.mohistory.org/]

Missouri State Archives [http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/]

State Historical Society of Missouri [http://www.umsystem.edu/shs/]



Montana


Shirley, Gayle Corbett. More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Montana Women. Helena, Mont.: Falcon Press, 1995.

Key Sites

Montana Historical Society [http://www.his.state.mt.us/]



Nebraska


Hood, Jane Renner, ed. "A Reader's Guide to Women in Nebraska History Magazine, 1918-1977." Nebraska History 59, no. 1 (1978): 70-83.

Key Sites

Nebraska State Historical Society [http://www.nebraskahistory.org/index.htm]



Nevada


Ford, Jean, comp. Nevada Women's History: A Guide to Archives and Manuscripts in Nevada Repositories. Reno, NV: University of Nevada, Reno, 1998.

Nevada Women's Archives, University of Nevada - Las Vegas Libraries [http://library.nevada.edu/women/index.html]

Nevada Women's Archives, University of Nevada - Reno Library [http://www.library.unr.edu/specoll/womarchp.html]

Women's Biographies [online]. [Reno]: Nevada Women's History Project, last update 21 January 1998 [cited 29 July 1998]. Available from: http://www.unr.edu/wrc/nwhp/biograph.htm]

Key Sites

Nevada Historical Society [http://dmla.clan.lib.nv.us/docs/museums/reno/his-soc.htm]

Nevada State Library and Archives [http://dmla.clan.lib.nv.us/docs/nsla/]

Nevada Women's History Project [http://www.unr.edu/wrc/nwhp/default.htm]



New Hampshire


Narcotta, Amy L., comp. Notable New Hampshire women : A Guide to the Resources of the New Hampshire Historical Society. [S.l.] : [s.n.], 1997.

Key Sites

New Hampshire State Library [http://www.state.nh.us/nhsl/]

New Hampshire Historical Society



New Jersey


New Jersey Women's History [http://scc01.rutgers.edu/njwomenshistory/]
This excellent site includes a topical bibliography, a collection of digitized primary source documents and images, and a detailed chronology ("Notable Facts").

Steiner-Scott, Elizabeth, and Elizabeth Pearce Wagle. New Jersey Women, 1770-1970: A Bibliography. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1978.

Williams-Myers, Albert James. A Portrait of Eve: Towards a Social History of Black Women in the Hudson River Valley: A Preliminary Bibliographic Essay. New Paltz, N.Y.: Center for the Study of the African Presence in the Hudson River Valley, 1987. 41p.

Women's History Sources: A Guide to Manuscripts and Archival Collections [online]. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Libraries, 2001 [cited 4 October 2003]. Available from: http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/libs/scua/womens_fa/womenhomepage.shtml.

Key Sites

New Jersey State Archives [http://www.state.nj.us/state/darm/links/archives.html]



New Mexico


Foote, Cheryl J. "The History of Women in New Mexico: A Selective Guide to Published Sources." New Mexico Historical Review 57 (1982): 387-94.

Subject Guide to the Manuscripts Collection [online]. [Albuquerque]: Center for Southwest Research, University of New Mexico, last updated 19 March 1997 [cited 8 September 1998]. Available from: http://www.unm.edu/~cswrref/engmsssubj.html.

Key Sites

H-New Mexico Discussion List [http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~newmex/]

New Mexico Cultural Treasures [http://www.nmculture.org/]



New York


Women's Studies: Archives & Manuscript Collections [online]. New York: Columbia University Library, updated 25 October 1999 [cited 25 July 2000]. Available from: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eguides/womenstudies/archiv1.html.

Obien, Rodney Gorme. Guide to Women's History Collections at the University at Buffalo Archives [online]. March, 1997 [cited 18 June 1997]. Available from: http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/archives/womhis/.

Records in the New York State Archives Relating to Women: An Overview [online]. [Albany]: New York State Archives, August 1997 [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/researchroom/rr_pgc_women.shtml.

Williams-Myers, Albert James. A Portrait of Eve: Towards a Social History of Black Women in the Hudson River Valley: A Preliminary Bibliographic Resource Essay. New Paltz, N.Y.: Center for the Study of the African Presence in the Hudson River Valley, 1987. 41p.

Women's Papers and Other Collections of Value to Women's Studies [online]. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College Libraries, n.d. [cited 28 November 2000]. Available from: http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/womens_papers.html.

Key Sites

New York State Archives [http://www.nysarchives.org/gindex.shtml]



North Carolina


Crowe, Kathy. Women's Studies Archives and Collections in North Carolina [online]. Updated 19 February 2004 [cited 5 March 2004]. Available from: http://library.uncg.edu/depts/ref/bibs/womenarchives.html.

Daley, Ginny. Guide to Women's Archival Materials in North Carolina. June 1992 [cited 16 February 1998]. Available from: http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/women/ncwomen.html.

A Guide to Women's Resources in the Special Collections and University Archives Division of Walter Clinton Jackson Library [online]. Greensboro: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, last updated 21 December 1998 [cited 12 February 1999]. Available from: http://www.uncg.edu/lib/archives/women2.html.

Journals

North Carolina Historical Review [http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hp/nchr/default.htm]

Key Sites

North Carolina Collection, UNC-Chapel Hill [http://www.lib.unc.edu/ncc/]

North Carolina Division of Archives and History [http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/default.htm]



North Dakota


Orin G. Libby Manuscript Collection [online]. Grand Forks, ND: Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, University of North Dakota Libraries, updated 5 October 2000 [cited 28 November 2000]. Available from: http://www.und.nodak.edu/dept/library/Collections/oglmain.html.
See "Women's Organizational Records" and "Women's Papers."

Journals

North Dakota History [http://www.state.nd.us/hist/ndh.htm]
This site includes table of contents for recent issues. Note in particular the special issue on women's history: Vol. 63 (Spring/Summer 1996).

Key Sites

State Historical Society of North Dakota [http://www.state.nd.us/hist/index.html]



Ohio


Ohio Women's Hall of Fame [http://www.state.oh.us/odjfs/women/halloffame/]

"Remember the Ladies": A Bibliography on Women in Montgomery County History. [Dayton, Ohio]: Dayton & Montgomery County Public Library, 1986. 39p.

Women's Studies Manuscript Collections in the Center for Archival Collections: Bibliography [Bowling Green State University Library]
Emphasis on Ohio history.

Women's Studies Manuscripts in Special Collections [online]. [Dayton, Ohio: Special Collections, Wright State University, n.d. [cited 23 October 2000]. Available from: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/staff/dunbar/arch/women.htm.

Key Sites

H-Ohio Discussion List [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~ohio/]

Ohio Historical Society [http://www.ohiohistory.org/]



Oklahoma


Women's Archives at OSU [online]. [Stillwater]: Oklahoma State University Library, Last update 7 July 1998 [cited 28 July 1998]. Available from: http://www.library.okstate.edu/scua/women/women.htm.



Oregon


Blair, Karen J. Northwest Women: An Annotated Bibliography of Sources on the History of Oregon and Washington Women, 1787-1970. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1997. 134p.

Leasher, Evelyn M. Oregon Women: A Bio-bibliography. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1980, c1981.

Oregonians [online]. In Manuscript Collections Documenting Women. [Eugene]: Special Collections, University of Oregon Libraries, 14 April 1997 [cited 2 June 1999]. Available from: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/speccoll/mss/guides/women/oregon.html.

Key Sites

Oregon Historical Society [http://www.ohs.org/homepage.html]

Oregon State Archives [http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/]

Pacific Northwest Historians Guild [http://www.historylink.org/nwhistorian/]



Pennsylvania


Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Library Company of Philadelphia. Women, 1500-1900: A Joint Exhibition of Books and Manuscripts, Prints, Photo and Ephemera from the Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Philadelphia, April--July, 1974. Philadelphia: Library Company of Philadelphia, 1974.

Turner, Kristen D. A Guide to Materials on Women in the Pennsylvania State University Archives. University Park, Penn.: University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, 1993.

Women's History Resources [online]. Philadelphia, PA: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, n.d. [cited 29 February 2004]. Available from: http://www.hsp.org/default.aspx?id=130.

Key Sites

H-Pennsylvania Discussion List [http://www.h-net.org/~penn/]

Historical Society of Pennsylvania [http://www.hsp.org/]

Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography [http://www.hsp.org/publications/pmhb/index.html]

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission [http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/]



Rhode Island


Lamoree, Karen M. Research Guide to the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives. Providence, R.I.: Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women and the University Library, Brown University, 1989.

Wood, Linda P. "'What Did You Do in the War, Grandma?' An Oral History of Rhode Island Women During World War II." Social Education 58 (February 1994): 92-93.

Key Sites

Rhode Island Historical Society [http://www.rihs.org/]



South Carolina


Winthrop University Archives: Noteworthy Special Collections [online]. Rock Hill, SC: Dacus Library, updated 20 August 1999 [cited 26 July 2000]. Available from: http://www.winthrop.edu/dacus/About/special.html.

Key Sites

South Carolina Archives and History Center [http://www.state.sc.us/scdah/]

South Carolina Historical Society [http://www.schistory.org/]

South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina [http://www.sc.edu/library/socar/index.html]



South Dakota


Rose, LaVera. Women's History Resources at the South Dakota State Archives: Twenty Years of Progress [online]. [Pierre, SD]: South Dakota State Historical Society, last updated January 1999 [cited 18 March 1999]. Available from: http://www.state.sd.us/state/executive/deca/cultural/arc_womn.htm.

South Dakota Commission on the Status of Women. South Dakota Women, 1850-1919: A Bibliography. Pierre, S.D.: The Commission, 1975. 23 p.

Thompson, Harry F., and Jennifer D. Johnson. Women's Collections at the Center for Western Studies [online]. [Sioux Falls]: Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, 1998 [cited 18 March 1999]. Available from: http://inst.augie.edu/CWS/womensguide.html.

Key Sites

South Dakota State Historical Society / Office of History [http://www.sdhistory.org/]



Tennessee


Middleton, Ken. Women in Tennessee History: A Bibliography [online]. November 1997 [cited 20 January 1998]. Available from: http://www.mtsu.edu/~library/wtn/wtn-home.html.

Key Sites

H-Tennessee [http://www.h-net.org/~tenn/]

Tennessee State Library and Archives [http://www.state.tn.us/sos/statelib/tslahome.htm]



Texas


Archives for Research on Women and Gender, University of Texas at San Antonio [http://www.lib.utsa.edu/Archives/WomenGender/index.html]

Archives of Women in the Southwest, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist Univ. [http://www2.smu.edu/cul/degolyer/southwest/swhome.htm]

The Handbook of Texas Online [online]. [Austin]: Texas State Historical Association, 1997- [cited 23 October 2000]. Available from: http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/. This encyclopedia of Texas history and culture includes more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, institutions, and themes/topics.

Malone, Ann Patton. "Women in Texas History." In A Guide to the History of Texas, edited by Light Townsend Cummins and Alvin R. Bailey, Jr. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Snapp, Elizabeth. Read All About Her!: Texas Women's History: A Working Bibliography. Denton, Tex.: Texas Woman's University Press, 1995. 1070p.

Texas Women and Other Manuscript Collections [online]. Denton: Texas Woman's University Libraries, 2000- [cited 28 November 2000]. Available from: http://twu.edu/library/womans/womansc/txmanu.htm.

Winegarten, Ruthe. Black Texas Women: A Sourcebook: Documents, Biographies, Time Line. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996.

Women and Texas History: An Archival Bibliography. Austin: Distributed by the Texas State Historical Association, 1990.

Women's Archives (Finding Aids) [online]. Houston: University of Houston Libraries, n.d. [cited 29 February 2004]. Available from: http://info.lib.uh.edu/sca/collections/faids/fa_women.html.

Key Sites

H-Texas [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/]

Southwestern Historical Quarterly [http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/publications/journals/shq/index.html]

Texas State Archives [http://link.tsl.state.tx.us/a/archives/index.html]

Texas State Historical Association [http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/]



Utah


Journals & Indexes

Ringgenberg, Craig, comp. Cumulative Index to the Utah Historical Quarterly, Vol. 46-64, 1978-1996 [online]. [Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society], 1997. Available from: http://history.utah.gov/historyprograms/uhqindex3.html.

Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Manuscripts Division Subject Index [online]. [Salt Lake City]: Manuscripts Division, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, n.d. [cited 12 December 1998]. Available from: http://www.lib.utah.edu/spc/mss/subject.html#Women.

Utah State Historical Library and Linda Thatcher. Guide to the Women's History Holdings at the Utah State Historical Society Library. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Library, 1985.

Key Sites

Utah State Historical Society [http://history.utah.org/]



Vermont


Blackwell, Marilyn S. "Women in Vermont: A Bibliography." Vermont History 56, no. 2 (1988): 84-101.

Carter, Christie. "Sources of Women's History at the Vermont State Archives." Vermont History 59, no. 1 (1991): 30-48.

Pepe, Faith L. "Toward a History of Women in Vermont: An Essay and Bibliography." Vermont History 45, no. 2 (1977): 69-101.

Key Sites

Vermont Historical Society [http://www.vermonthistory.org/]



Virginia


Archival Collections

McCaid, Jennifer Davis, comp. Using Women's History Sources at the Library of Virginia [online]. Richmond: Library of Virginia, revised July 2002 [cited 17 April 2003]. Available from: http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/notes/rn10_womenhist.pdf.

Manuscript Sources for Women's History Research in the Special Collections Department of the Virginia Tech Libraries [online]. Available from: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/women/wmnunidx.htm.

Subject Guide: Women [online]. Arlington: Arlington County Department of Libraries, updated 25 October 2000 [cited 28 November 2000]. Available from: http://www.co.arlington.va.us/lib/history/arcwomen.htm.

Women's History [online]. Norfolk, Va.: Old Dominion University Library [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.lib.odu.edu/aboutlib/spccol/women.shtml]

Journals

Virginia Cavalcade [http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwedo/pubs/cavalcade/index.htm]

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography [http://www.vahistorical.org/publications/vmhb.htm]

Key Sites

Library of Virginia [http://www.lva.lib.va.us/]

VA-HIST Discussion List [http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwedo/lists/index.htm]

Virginia Historical Society [http://www.vahistorical.org/]



Washington State


Blair, Karen J. Northwest Women: An Annotated Bibliography of Sources on the History of Oregon and Washington Women, 1787-1970. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1997. 134p.

Key Sites

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest [http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/]

Pacific Northwest Historians Guild [http://www.historylink.org/nwhistorian/]

Washington State Historical Society [http://www.wshs.org/]



West Virginia


History of Women in West Virginia [online]. West Virginia State Archives. [cited 10 March 1998]. Available from: http://www.wvlc.wvnet.edu/history/womhome.html.

West Virginia History (Journal) [http://www.wvculture.org/history/journal_wvh/journal_toc.html]

West Virginia State Archives [http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvsamenu.html]



Wisconsin


Fiorenza, Mary, and Michael Edmonds. Women's History: Resources at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 5th ed. Madison: The Society, 1997.

Weisbard, Phyllis Holman. Wisconsin Women's History: A Bibliography. 1994. Available from: http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/WomensStudies/bibliogs/wwh/.

Women's History Collections in the Milwaukee Urban Archives [online]. Milwaukee Urban Archives, Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin, n.d. [cited 8 August 1998]. Available from: http://www.uwm.edu/Library/arch/womenak.htm.

Key Sites

Wisconsin Historical Society [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/]



Wyoming


King, Jennifer. Guide to Women's History Resources at the American Heritage Center. 2d ed. [Laramie, Wyo.: American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming], 1995. 61p.

Key Sites

American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming [http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/ahc/default.htm]

Wyoming State Archives [http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/]

Wyoming State Library [http://www-wsl.state.wy.us/]



American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
kmiddlet@frank.mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State University Library