ARCHIVAL SITES FOR WOMEN'S STUDIES

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Detailed guide to reord groups useful for women's history, including suffrage and civil rights issues.
University of Arkansas Archives
Includes personal papers of women involved in civil rights work.
Bentley Historical Library
Includes index to topics in Women's Studies at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.
Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections
Bibliography of women's studies manuscripts which document women's activities in northwest Ohio.
Bryn Mawr Library Manuscript Collections
Guide to the library's manuscript collections useful for women's studies.
Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
Description of the collections of this extensive archive of records of hospitals, nursing schools, and personal papers of nurses.
Congregational Library
Description of materials of Congregational women's organizations throughout the world.
Connecticut State Library
Finding aid to women's history archival resources. Lists major subject categories, such as religious or professional organizations or family papers, and briefly describes one collection in each category.
Duke University Guides to Women's Studies Resources
Includes Women's Collections on Microform, African-American Women's History, Women's Studies Resources in the Special Collections Library, Women and the Civil War, and Guide to Women's Archival Materials in North Carolina.
Fawcett Library, London Guildhall University
The United Kingdom's oldest research library on all aspects of women in society. Contains 150 archival collections of women's suffrage and other organizations.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Library/Archives of Philadelphia
Guide to the library's personal papers and organization archives.
General Federation of Women's Clubs
Guide to the Women's History and Resource Center, founded by the GFWC in 1984. The archives of GFWC contain hundreds of linear feet of records of the organization, from 1890 to the present.
Georgia State University
Highlights for research on women in the Georgia State University Special Collections Department. Includes the National Domestic Workers Union records, and records documenting the Georgia women's movement since 1969.
Emma Goldman Papers at the University of California at Berkeley
Guide to documentary sources for the study of feminist and political activist Emma Goldman (1869-1940).
Indiana Historical Society
Guide to the Society's individual and organizational papers relating to women.
International Archive of Women in Architecture
Guide to collections and inventories of papers of women architects, historians, and urban planners.
International Informationcentre and Archives for the Women's Movement
Based in the Netherlands, contains Dutch and foreign collections, including archives of women's organizations and individual women, documenting the Dutch women's movement
Iowa Women's Archives
Guide to personal and organizational papers of Iowa women, especially 20th century.
Jewish Women's Archive
Information from this center for public programs and research on the accomplishments of Jewish women.
Kansas State University Archives and Manuscripts Department
A guide to selected women's holdings in the University Archives and Manuscripts Department. Includes information on notable women in university history, and an index.
Lesbian Legacy Collection - ONE Institute/International Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California
Sponsored by ONE Institute (founded 1952) and the International Gay & Lesbian Archives (founded 1942), which merged in 1994. Archives center on lesbians in Southern California.
Library of Congress Manuscripts
Guide to manuscripts for the study of women's history in the Library of Congress Manuscripts Division.
Lilly Library, Indiana University
Women-related collections in the Lilly Library Manuscripts Department.
University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center, Women's Mansucript Collections Project
Guide to collections of eight notable women including civil rights activist Lois Morris.
Marquette University Archives
Listing of manuscript collections and university archives of importance to Catholic women's history.
Milwaukee Urban Archives
Guide to women's history collections in the Archives.
Mount Holyoke College Library Manuscript Collections
Guide to the library's collections of personal papers of the college's presidents, faculty, alumnae, and trustees.
National Archives and Records Administration Library
Pathfinder for women's history research in the United States National Archives and Records Administration Library.
National Archives of Ireland
Guide to sources for women's history in the Irish National Archives.
Nevada Women's Archives, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Southern depository for the archives project. Description of archival materials resulting from Nevada women's activities in political, social, cultural, religious, commercial, and economic life.
Nevada Women's Archives, University of Nevada, Reno
Northern depository for the archives project. Description of archival materials resulting from Nevada women's activities in political, social, cultural, religious, commercial, and economic life.
New York State Archives
Overview of records in the archives relating to women.
Newcomb College Center for Research on Women
Overview of archives of 19th and 20th century documents from the Women's College of Tulane.
Oberlin College Archives
Guide to the women's history sources in the Oberlin College Archives.
Oklahoma State University Women's Archives
Guide to records of over twenty women's organizations and individuals.
John Rylands University Library of Manchester
Sources for women's studies in the Methodist Archives at the John Rylands University in Manchester, England.
Ruben Salazar Library, Sonoma State University
Includes the library's Women Artists Archive and the Women Writers Archive.
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College
Guide to collections and finding aids for the library's manuscript collections docum enting women's lives in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Simmons College Archives and Manuscript Collections
Listing of college's archives and faculty and student personal papers.
Smith College Archives
Description of this important resource for the study of the history of Smith College, women's education and student life, and subjects such as women's war work.
Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College
Guide to holdings of this collection which includes papers of Margaret Sanger and Ellen Gates Starr, among others.
Social Welfare History Archive at the University of Minnesota Libraries
Guide to the library's holdings with abstracts of collections useful for the study of social work and social welfare.
St. Hilda's College Archives, Oxford
Includes organizational records and personal papers of administrators of this Oxford University women's college.
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Guide to the library's organizational and personal papers, including those of Jane Addams and Belva Lockwood.
Texas Woman's University Libraries: The Woman's Collection
Description of the library's organizational archives and personal papers for the the study of women's history.
Archives for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Listing of collections documenting Texas women's accomplishments. Some links to finding aids.
Vassar College Libraries Women's Papers
Descriptions of archival collections of value for women's studies.
Women Activists of Virginia Archives in the Virginia Commonwealth University Library
Guide to the library's manuscript collections containing materials for women's political history research.
Manuscript Sources for Women's History in Special Collections Department of the Virginia Tech Libraries
Guide to the library's manuscript collections containing materials for women's history research.
Western Historical Manuscript Collection
Guide to resources on women at the State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri branches.
Wichita State University Ablah Library Special Collections and University Archives
Guides to collections of women in various walks of life, especially women in Kansas. Use subject index under Women.
Women in Science and Engineering Archives
Iowa State University Library archives documenting the history of women in engineering and the physical, earth, life, and computational sciences.

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