American Women's History: A Research Guide
The West
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Bibliographies

Devejian, Pat. Women and Family in the Twentieth-Century American West. Albuquerque, N.M.: Center for the American West, Department of History, University of New Mexico, 1990.

Lavender, Catherine J. Gender in the West: A Bibliography [online]. October 1994 [cited 5 October 1996]. Available from: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~west/bibs/bibl-genwest.html.

Women in the West: A Bibliography, 1984-1987. [Pullman, Wash.]: Coalition for Western Women's History, Washington State University, 1988.


Encyclopedias

Phillips, Charles, and Alan Axelrod, eds. Encyclopedia of the American West. 4 vols. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.
Reviewed in Reference Books Bulletin: http://www.ala.org/booklist/v93/44enofa2.html


Journals

Pacific Historical Review [http://www.ucpress.edu/journals/phr/]

Western Historical Quarterly [http://www.usu.edu/~history/whq/index.html]


Networking Tools: Associations & Discussion Groups

H-West [http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~west/]


Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Armitage, Susan, et al., eds. Women in the West: A Guide to Manuscript Sources. Hamden, Conn.: Garland, 1991. 422p.


Primary Sources: Microform Collections

American Women's Diaries (Western). New Canaan, Conn.: Readex, 1993.

Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Series 1. Woman's Suffrage. Part E. The Midwest and Far West. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1990. Detailed online overview from the publisher: http://www.lexis-nexis.com/cispubs/guides/womens_studies/womens_studies_manuscripts/schles1e.htm


Oral History Collections

Armitage, Susan. "Here's to the Women: Western Women Speak Up." Journal of American History 83 (September 1996): 551-59.


Related Internet Sites

Lavender, Catherine. Making It Their Own: Women in the West [online]. 1995- [cited 18 February 1998]. Available from: http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/westweb/pages/women.html.




American Women's History: State & Regional History

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