Print Resources for Women's and Gender Studies
Most of the sources listed on this guide are located in the REFERENCE department in their respective libraries -- these are to be used in the LIBRARY ONLY.
In some cases older editions are in the stacks and can be checked out.
- American Indian Women: A Guide to Research.
Bataille, Gretchen M. and Kathleen M. Sands, eds. New York: Garland, 1991.
- Z 1209.2 N67 B36 1991 Undergraduate Library
- American Women: a Library of Congress guide to the study of Women's history and Culture in the United States.
edited by Sheridan Harvey et. al. Washington, DC: University Press of New England, 2001
- Z 7164 U5 A47 2001 PCL Reference
- Discovering Women's History: a practical guide to researching the lives of women since 1800. Beddoe, Deirdre. 3rd edition. White Plains : : Longman Publishing Group, , Jan. 1998
- HQ 1121 B37 1998 PCL Stacks
- Interdisciplinary Information Seeking in Women's Studies. Lynn Westbrook. Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, c1999
- HQ 1180 W47 1998 PCL Stacks
- Reader's Guide to Women's Studies. Amico, Eleanor, B. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998.
- HQ 1180 R43 1998 PCL Reference
http://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=8927 (a netLibrary electronic book)
- Women in U.S. History: a resource guide.
Lyda Mary Hardy. Englewood Co: Libraries Unlimited. 2000
- HQ 1410 H364 2000 PCL Stacks
- Women's periodicals and newspapers from the 18th century to 1981.
edited by James P. Danky ; compiled by Maureen E. Hady, Barry Christopher Noonan, Neil E. Strache ; in association with the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Boston : G.K. Hall, c1982.
- HQ 1180 H329 1982 PCL Reference
HQ 1180 H329 1982 PCL Stacks
- Women's rights in international documents : a sourcebook with commentary. compiled by Winston E. Langley. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 1991.
- K 644 W66 1991 PCL Reference
- A Concise Glossary of Feminist Theory. Sonya Andermahr, Terry Lovell, Carol Wolkowitz. London ; New York : Arnold, 1997.
- HQ 1115 A53 1997 PCL Reference
HQ 1115 A53 1997 PCL Stacks.
- The almanac of women and minorities in American politics. Mart Martin ; foreword by Paula D. McClain. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
- HQ 1236.5 U6 M3778 1999 PCL Reference
- The almanac of women and minorities in world politics.
Mart Martin. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2000.
- HQ 1236 M347 2000 PCL Reference
HQ 1236 M347 2000 UGL Reference Collection
- Facts on File encyclopedia of Black women in America. Darlene Clark Hine, editor ; Kathleen Thompson, associate editor. New York : Facts on File, c1997.
- E 185.96 F2 1997 V.1-11 PCL Reference
- Feminism : a reference handbook. Harlan, Judith. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO. 1998.
- HQ 1410 H365 1998 PCL Stacks
http://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=9843 (a netLibrary electronic book)
- Handbook of American women's history. Angela M. Howard & Frances M. Kavenik, editors.
2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2000.
HQ 1410 H36 2000 PCL Stacks
HQ 1410 H36 2000 PCL Reference
HQ 1410 H36 2000 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
HQ 1410 H36 2000 UGL Reference Collection
- International encyclopedia of women and sports. edited by Karen Christensen, Allen Guttmann, Gertrud Pfister. New York : Macmillan Reference USA, c2001.
- GV 709 I58 2001 V.1-3 PCL Reference
GV 709 I58 2001 V.1-3 UGL Reference
- International encyclopedia of women's suffrage. June Hannam, Mitzi Auchterlonie, and Katherine Holden. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2000.
- JF 851 H28 2000 PCL Reference
- The New Beacon book of quotations by women . compiled by Rosalie Maggio. Boston : Beacon Press, c1996.
- PN 6081.5 N48 1996 PCL Reference
PN 6081.5 N48 1996 UGL Reference Collection
- The quotable woman : the first 5,000 years .
compiled and edited by Elaine T. Partnow. Rev. and updated ed. New York : Facts on File, c2001.
- PN 6081.5 Q65 2001 PCL Reference
- The Routledge historical atlas of women in America .
Sandra Opdycke. New York : Routledge, 2000.
- HQ 1410 P68 2000 PCL Stacks
- Routledge international encyclopedia of women : global women's issues and knowledge.
Cheris Kramarae and Dale Spender, general editors. New York : Routledge, 2000.
- HQ 1115 R69 2000 V.1-4 PCL Reference
HQ 1115 R69 2000 V.1-4 UGL Reference Collection
- Supreme Court decisions and women's rights : milestones to equality . edited by Clare Cushman ; foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg ; sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society.
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2001.
- KF 4758 A7 S87 2001 PCL Reference
- Women at the podium : memorable speeches in history. selected and introduced by S. Michele Nix. 1st ed. New York : Harper Resource, c2000.
- PN 6122 W66 2000 PCL Reference
- Women in the Third World: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues. edited by Nelly P. Stromquist, University of Southern California. New York: Garland. 1998.
- HQ 1870.9 W6548 1998 PCL Reference
HQ 1870.9 W6548 1998 UGL Reference
CAH contains a variety of manuscript and published materials documenting the lives of women, primarily in the South and Southwest from the 18th century to the present:
Selected Research Materials and Microfilm Sets
- Austin Women's Suffrage Association Minutes.
- Constitution and minutes of the association, 1908-1915.
- Dora Dieterich Bonham Papers.
- Correspondence, literary productions, legal papers, and printed materials relating to businesswoman, historian, and writer and her involvement in civic, religious, and educational activities and organizations.
- Margaret Borland Papers.
- Papers on the activities during the late 19th century of the owner of one of the largest herds of cattle in Texas and one of the first women to go up the trail to Kansas.
- Adina Emilia de Zavala Papers.
- Literary productions, correspondence, speeches, record books, and photographs documenting the life of Adina de Zavala (1861-1955), especially her work with the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to preserve the Alamo.
- Frances Tarlton Farenthold Papers.
- Correspondence, political and legislative files relating to career of Frances "Sissy" Farenthold, Corpus Christi lawyer, first female member of the Texas Legislature (1968-1972), and first woman nominated to be the Democratic candidate for the U. S. vice presidency (1972).
- Llerena Beaufort Friend Papers.
- Correspondence, autobiographical materials, and literary productions relating to Dr. Friend, librarian of the Barker Texas History Center (1950-1968), historian, and author.
- Ima Hogg Papers.
- Manuscripts and published materials on Miss Ima's (1882-1975) work as benefactor, civic leader, preservationist, and supporter of mental health programs.
- Mary Austin Holley Papers.
- Letters, notes, and diary of Mrs. Mary Austin Holley, cousin of Stephen F. Austin, recording her thoughts and observations during five trips to Austin's colony and the new Republic of Texas in the 1830s and 1840s.
- Mary Lasswell Papers.
- Research materials and literary works on the career of novelist, columnist, and biographer Mary Lasswell Smith, author of I'll Take Texas (1958).
- Lena Dancy Ledbetter Papers.
- Materials concerning the civic leader as well as her personal reflections on growing up on the Dancy Plantation during the Civil War.
- Jane Y. and Arthur N. McCallum Family Papers.
- Papers documenting the life of Jane Yelvington McCallum (1878-1957), including her efforts for women's suffrage and on behalf of the preservation of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
- Natchez Trace Collection.
- Manuscripts, diaries, pamphlets, sheet music, broadsides, and photographs documenting society, including the lives and activities of women, in the parishes and counties of Louisiana and Mississippi from 1780 to 1900.
- National Organization for Women, Austin Chapter Records.
- Materials from the Austin Chapter of NOW, 1972 to 1982, including items from the national, state, and local levels.
- Lizzie Scott Neblett Papers.
- Correspondence, diaries, and scrapbooks documenting her family life, marriage, and motherhood before, during, and after the Civil War.
- Elisabet Ney Papers.
- Correspondence, photographs, and journals of the famed sculptress (1859-1939).
- Anna M. Pennybacker Papers.
- Papers relating to club woman, educator, author, suffragist, and pacifist Anna M. Pennybacker (1861-1938).
- Mary Rabb Family Papers.
- Reminiscences of Rabb's travels to Austin's colony in 1823 and life on the Texas frontier.
- Today's Pioneer Women Oral Histories.
- Interviews conducted by Jane Hanneman with 33 women, ranging in age from 70 to their mid-90's, reflecting on their lives.
- Voices of American Homemakers Collection.
- Edited and transcribed oral history interviews conducted by the National Extension Homemakers Council with homemakers in thirty-seven states.
- Frieda Lindfield Werden Papers.
- Materials, 1968 to 1985, on the activities and interests of poet, journalist, editor, publisher, and activist Werden.
The BLAC holds extensive printed as well as manuscript materials for the study of women in Latin America and in the United States from the 16th century to the present.
Latin American Women -- Printed Collections
The Genaro García Library, acquired in 1921, includes an extensive collection of Mexican feminist publications dating from 1880 to 1920. García was an advocate of women's rights, particularly for educational opportunities, and his collection of books, pamphlets, and periodicals reflects that interest. His collection includes some of the earliest women's rights literature printed in colonial Latin America by the Enlightenment press from the 1790s to around 1810.
Latin American Women - Archival Collections
- Gabriela Mistral Papers.
- Letters from 1935 to 1949 by the Chilean Nobel Prize-winning poet concerning her life and work in Spain and Brazil.
- Magda Portal Papers.
- Correspondence, essays, and memoirs of a key figure in the Peruvian APRA, political party of the 1930s.
- Victoria Urbano Papers and Archives of the Hispanic Women's Literary Association.
- Correspondence and publications of the Costa Rican poet who founded and directed the Hispanic Women's Association and its publication, Letras femeninas, from 1974 to 1984.
Chicanas/U. S. Hispanic Women -- Printed Collections
The Benson Latin American Collection also contains extensive resources for the study of U. S. Hispanic women. Acquired through the Mexican American Library Program (MALP), these materials, documenting the lives and work of Mexican American, Cuban American, Puerto Rican, and other U. S. Hispanic women, are especially strong in the social and behavioral sciences.
Chicanas/U. S. Hispanic Women -- Archival Collections
Note - guides to microform sets are noted with each description below. Generally they can be found on the microform index tables at PCL Level 1, arranged by the same number assigned to the set.
- LULAC Women.
- Among the archives (dating from 1929 to the present) of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the oldest national Hispanic civic organization in existence, are the papers of several women who served as officers of the organization.
- Alicia Dickerson Montemayor.
- A taped interview, slides and written materials relating to the nationally recognized painter (1902-1989) whose works evoked cultural traditions of the Texas-Mexican border region.
- Jovita González Mireles.
- Papers of this folklorist and writer, the first Mexican American to serve as president of the Texas Folklore Society (1936-1937), include manuscripts of poems, short stories, and essays covering the period 1925-1980.
- Martha Cotera.
- Papers relating to her activities as a Chicana activist, publisher, writer, and collector of materials published by Mexican Americans, 1970 to present.
- Estela Portillo Trambley.
- Working drafts, scripts, notebooks, plays, short stories, essays, poems, a novella, correspondence, and other material by this Chicana playwright and novelist; covering the period 1965 to 1978.
- Carmen Tafolla.
- Included in this San Antonio-born poet and educator's papers are handwritten and typewritten drafts of poems, stories, plays, plus news clippings and photographs, from 1967 to 1983.
- American Fiction.
Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1970-1978. Reproduces thoursands of titles, including Jeannette Leonard Gilder's the Tomboy at Work (1904) and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward's Confessions of a Wife.
- FILM 19,048
- Available online with indexexing
- Boas, Franz, Professional Papers of. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 1972.
Includes letters between the famous anthropologist and Zora Neale Hurston, Elsie Clews Parsons, and others. A two volume guide indexes correspondents.
- FILM 3841 REELS 1-44 Microforms PCL Level 1
- FILM 3841 GUIDE V.1-2 Index Tables Microforms PCL Level 1
- Debs, Eugene V., Papers of.Sanford, N.C. : Microfilming Corp. of America, 1982.
Includes Debs on "Women and Their Fight for Freedom," "Women and Socialism," and other topics, as well as correspondence. The printed guide lists correspondents as well as speeches and essays.
- FILM 17,338 REELS 1-21
- FILM 17,338 GUIDE Microforms PCL Level 1
- Du Bois, W.E.B. Papers (1803-1963). (Sanford, N.C.) Microfilming Corp. of America ; (Ann Arbor, Mich. :Distributed by University Microfilms International), 1980-1981.
This internationally known sociologist corresponded widely with historians, writers, civil rights activists and other prominent people.
- FILM 20,191 REELs 1-82Microforms PCL Level 1
- FILM 20,191 GUIDE Index Tables Microforms PCL Level 1
- The Gertrude Tuckwell collection, 1890-1920: Women, industry and trade unionism. Brighton, Sussex, England : Harvester Press Microform Publications, 1981. 17 microfilm reels : ill. ; 4 in., 35 mm. + 1 list (27 leaves) ; 28 cm.
- FILM 19,059 REELS 1-17 Microforms PCL Level 1
Introduction and list of contents on each reel and on accompanying reel list: FILM 19,059 LIST Index Tables Microforms PCL Level 1
- Herstory. Berkeley, Calif. : The Women's History Reseach Center, (1972- )
- FILM 5836 Microforms PCL Level 1
Newsletters and other publications generated from 1968 to 1974.
Indexed by: Guide:ILM 5836 GUIDE Index Tables Microforms
- History of Women. [UT holds the Women's Periodicals portion only]; New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, (1975-1979)
- FILM 17,627 REEL P 1-253
Microfilm of selected materials on women before 1920 from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Sophia Smith Collection, Jane Addams Memorial Collection, the Galatea Collection, Miriam Y. Holden Collection, Ida Rust Macpherson Collection and others. "One hundred seventeen obscure journals which were devoted to the concerns of women or which served as platforms for various women's organizations and humanist groups. Spanning the years 1781-1939 and representing many countries, the collection documents popular opinions of and attitudes toward women during their struggle for political equality. These publications trace not only the early evolution of the women's liberation movement but also the ongoing involvement of women in fields such as education, fine arts, medicine, birth control, government, missionary and settlement work, and business and industry."
Indexed by: History of women, guide to the microfilm collection.
UT holdings consist of Reels P 1 - P 253
Index at FILM 17,627 Microfilm Index Table on PCL Level 1.
- Margaret Sanger Papers. (S.l. : Scholarly Resources, 1998)
- FILM 22,571 REELS 1-145 Microforms PCL Level 1
Provides an overview of the early birth control movement in America, focusing on the years 1928-1940. Includes Sanger's diaries, correspondence, speeches, lectures, and other materials. Reel index appears at the beginning of the first reel. The collection is divided into eight series:
- Diaries 1914-1953 and undated). Rolls 1-2
- Personal correspondence file (1900-1956 and undated). Rolls 2 - 7
- General correcspondence file (1915-1954 and undated). Rolls 7 - 11
- Professional file (1914-1965 and undated). Rolls 11 - 121. Within this large series are records on
- the American Birth Control League (rolls 20-28)
- The Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (rolls 28 - 40)
- the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control (rolls 40 - 111)
- the Birth Control Federation of America (rolls 111 - 115)
- Margaret Sanger Research Bureau (rolls 115 - 119)
- the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (rolls 119 - 121.
- Conference file (1921-1955). Rolls 121 - 128
- Speeches and writings file (1912-1960 and undated). Rolls 135 - 138
- Scrapbooks file (1903-1946 and undated). Rolls 135 - 138
- Miscellany (1941-1961 and undated). Rolls 138 - 142
- Printed matter (1915-1953 and undated). Rolls 142 - 145.
- New England women and their families in the 18th and 19th centuries--personal papers, letters, and diaries. consulting editor, Ellen K. Rothman. Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, c1997-
- Series A, Manuscript collections from the American Antiquarian Society.
consulting editor, Ellen K. Rothman. Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, c1997-
FILM 22,539 PT.1 REEL 1-33 Microforms PCL Level 1
Indexed by Guide to the microfilm edition of New England women and their families in the 18th and 19th centuries--personal papers, letters, and diaries.
FILM 22,539 PT.1 GUIDE Microforms Index Table (2 copies).
- Papers of the Association against the Prohibition Amendment and the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1981.
- FILM 15,784 REELS 1-17 Microforms PCL Level 1
Indexed by Guide to the Scholarly Resources microfilm edition of papers of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment and the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform.:
FILM 15,784 GUIDE Microforms Index Table.
- The collected correspondence of Lydia Maria Child, 1817-1880. microfiche created by Kraus Thompson Organization Limited by arrangement with Patricia G. Holland and Milton Meltzer, editors. Millwood, N. Y. : KTO Microform, 1979.
- MCFICHE 6011 Microforms PCL Level 1,
Indexed by: The collected correspondence of Lydia Maria Child : a guide and index to the microfiche edition:
E 449 C534152 H64 PCL Stacks
The collection contains 2,604 letters, most of which are addressed to and concern contemporaries of Child. Child wrote 2,228 of the letters herself. Letters of the abolition movement figure strongly as do those of personalities in the arts and letters. It is most plentiful for the late 1830s, 1840s, late 1850s, 1860s and 1870s. The antislavery movement and surrounding political controversies are the predominant themes, but the collection also includes correspondence on feminist issues.
- The papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Washington : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1979. 5 reels ; 35 mm.A register with reel list can be found on reel 1 of the microfilm.
- FILM 13,253 REELS 1-5 Microforms PCL Level 1
Indexed by The Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony : guide and index to the microfilm edition found in: HQ 1413 S689 P37 1992 PCL Stacks
- Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945. Frederick, MD : University Publications of America, c1986. 20 microfilm reels : ill. ; 35 mm. 1 guide (xxv, 45 p. ;23 cm.)
- FILM 18,196 REELS 1-20 Microforms PCL Level 1
Indexed by the Guide:FILM 18,196 GUIDE Microforms PCL Level 1
- FBI File on Eleanor Roosevelt. Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, (1996?)
- FILM 22,557 REELS 1-3 Microforms PCL Level 1
The FBI investigated Eleanor Roosevelt's alleged radical & un-American activities. This file contains correspondence, memos and newspaper clippings, from 1932-1962. Also included are letters from "ordinary" citizens protesting her activities & her newspaper column "My Day".
Indexed by the Guide to the microfilm edition of the FBI file on Eleanor Roosevelt
FILM 22,557 GUIDE (2 copies)
- Sex research : early literature from statistics to erotica. Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications, 1981-(1985?) 120 reels : 35 mm.
- FILM 19,049 REELS 1-120 Microforms PCL Level 1
Filmed from the holdings of the Institute for Sex Research Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
- Section 1 (reels 1-14). Sexual behavior and attitudes
- Section 2 (reels 15-24). Sex, law and medicine
- Section 3 (reels 25-106). Sex and literature
- Section 4 (reels 107-120). Sex and the humanities.
Indexed by: Sex research : early literature from statistics to erotica : guide to the microfilm collection
FILM 19,049 GUIDE Index Tables Microforms PCL Level 1
- Southern women and their families in the 19th century, papers and diaries. Firor Scott ; (associate editor, Martin P. Schipper). Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, c1994-
- FILM 22,470 Microforms PCL Level 1
Indexed by: Guide to the microfilm edition of Southern women and their families in the 19th century, papers and diaries.
FILM 22,470 GUIDE Index Tables Microforms PCL Level 1
- Series A, Holdings of the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
- pt. 1. Mary Susan Ker papers, 1785-1923 (25 reels)
- pt. 2 pt.2. Roach and Eggleston family papers, 1830-1905 (18 reels)
- pt. 3. Louisiana and Mississippi collections (6 reels)
- pt. 4. The Nicholas Philip Trist papers (15 reels)
- pt. 5. Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida collections (24 reels)
- pt. 6. Virginia collections (30 reels)
- pt. 7. Philips and Spencer family collections (29 reels)
- pt. 8. North Carolina (36 reels).
- Series D, Holdings of the Virginia Historical Society.
pt. 4. District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Indexed by Guide to the microfilm edition of Southern women and their families in the 19th century, papers and diaries. Series D, Holdings of the Virginia Historical Society.
FILM 22,470 SER.D PT.1 GUIDE Microforms Index Table PCL Level 1 .
- Series E, Holdings of the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley collections, Louisiana State University Libraries.
Reels 1-34, Indexed by Guide to the microfilm edition of Southern women and their families in the 19th century, papers and diaries. Series E, Holdings of the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley collections, Louisiana State University Libraries.
FILM 22,470 SER.E GUIDE Microforms Index Table PCL Level 1
Kristen Hogan, Women's and Gender Studies Bibliographer.