American Women's History: A Research Guide
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Bibliographies

Dessypris, Mary. Virginia Women: Resources in the Print Collection of the Library of Virginia [online]. Richmond: Library of Virginia, 2004. Available from: http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/notes/VaWomen.pdf.


Biographical Sources




Historical Overviews

Working Out Her Destiny: Women's History in Virginia, 1600-2004 [online]. Richmond: Library of Virginia, 2004 [cited 17 November 2004]. Available from: http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whoweare/exhibits/destiny/index.htm.


Networking Tools

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

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

Primary Sources: 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]




Primary Sources: Digital Collections

Holsinger Studio Collection [online]. Charlottesville, Va.: Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, 1997- [cited 1 March 2002]. Available from: http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/holsinger/.
The 9500 photographic images in this collection document life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. Studio portraits make up two-thirds of the collection.

Library of Virginia Digital Library Program

Norfolk Women's History [online]. Norfolk, Va.: Old Dominion University Libraries, 2000- . Available from: http://www.lib.odu.edu/aboutlib/spccol/oralhistory/womenhistory.
Oral histories that document women's activities in the Girl Scout Movement, medicine, and religion.

Working Out Her Destiny: Women's History in Virginia, 1600-2004 [online]. Richmond: Library of Virginia, 2004 [cited 17 November 2004]. Available from: http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whoweare/exhibits/destiny/index.htm.


Primary Sources: Microform Collections






American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
kmiddlet@mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132