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Women's Studies Library Resources for Florida State University

FSU Libraries:


American Magazine Journalists, 1850-1990. 1989. 
Ref PN4871 A474 1989 

American Women Historians, 1700s-1990s: a Biographical Dictionary. 1966.  Ref E175.45 S27 1996 

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Manuscript Inventories and the Catalogs of Manuscripts, Books, and Pictures, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Ref  Z7965 A78 1973 
The Schlesinger Library represents the largest collection of source material on the history of women in America. 

Biographical Dictionary of Women Artists in Europe and America Since 1850. 1990.  Ref  N6757 D86 1990 

Biographies of American Women: an Annotated Bibliography. 1990.  Ref  CT3260 S63 1990 

Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Indexes over 350 biographical sources. Ref  Z5305 U5 B57 

Borenstein, Audrey. Older Women in 20th-Century America: a Selected Annotated Bibliography. 1982. Ref Z7164 04 B67 1982 

Condon, Robert J. Great Women Athletes of the 20th Century. 1991.  Ref  GV697 Al C68 1991 

Congressional Masterfile, 1789-1969. CD-ROM in Documents. Continued by CIS Annual, 1970-1995. Doc  Ref  Z1223 Z7 C6 

Friedl, Vicki L. Women in the United States Military, 1901-1995: a Research Guide and Annotated Bibliography. 1996.  Ref  UB418 W65 F75 1996 

Goodfriend, Joyce D. Published Diaries and Letters of American Women : an Annotated Bibliography. Boston, Mass. G.K. Hall, c1987. Ref Z5305.U5 G66 1987 

Leavitt, Judith A. American Women Managers and Administrators: a Selective Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Leaders in Business, Education, and Government. 1985.  Ref  HC102.5 A2 L37 1985 

McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch. Nobel Prize Women in Science: their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries. 1993. Dirac Science  Q141 B42 1993 

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Ref  Z6620 U5 N3 

Notable American Women: 1607-1950: a Biographical Dictionary . 1971.  Ref  CT3260 N573 

Notable American Women: the Modern Period: a Biographical Dictionary. 1980.  Ref  CT3260 N573 

Personal Name Index to the "New York Times Index," 1851-1974.   Doc  Ref  Z5301 F28 

Routledge international  encyclopedia of women: global women's issues and knowledge.  HQ 1115 .R69 2000
The first major reference to provide comprehensive global, multicultural coverage of women's issues and concerns. A collaborative project among 800 women from six continents, this unique encyclopedia features over 900 signed A-Z entries frmo some 70 countries. Subjects include: Arts and Literature; Culture and Communication; Ecology and Environment; Economy and Development; Education; Health, Reproduction, and Sexuality; History and Philosophy of Feminism; Households and the Family; Politics and the State; Religion and Spirituality; Science and Technology; Violence and Peace; Women's Studies; and Bibliographical Resources. 

Shipp, Steve. American Art Colonies, 1850-1930 : a Historical Guide to America's Original Art Colonies and their Artists. 1996.  Ref  N6510 S54 1996 

Smith College. Library. Catalog of the Sophia Smith Collection: Women's History Archive.  Ref  Z7965 S55 
The nation's oldest archive of Women's History. Retrospective and contemporary files that contain thousands of manuscripts, printed and inconographic source documents on the history of women from 1795. 

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage. History of Woman Suffrage.  324.3 S792h  v. 1-6 
Shelved in Subbasement. 

Women Educators in the United States, 1820-1993: a Bio-
bibliographical Sourcebook.  Ref  LA2311 W65 1994 

Women in Congress, 1917-1990. 1991. Doc Y1.1/7: 101-238 

Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1800-1925; a Bio-critical Sourcebook.1993.  Ref  HQ1412 W67 1993 


American Biographical Archive. Two series each arranged alpha-betically by name of person.  Ref Mif 1127 and Ref Mif 1536 

American Civil Liberties Union Records and Publications, 1917-1984.
Film 4116 Guide: Doc Ref Z6455 C4 A45 

Emma Goldman Papers, 1892-1929.
Film 9338 Guide: Doc  Ref  HX843.7 G65 E46 1995 
Also see Book index (HX843.7.G65 E46 1995)
Emma Goldman : a guide to her life and documentary sources
DESCRIPTION: "More than 60,000 documents chronicle the life and work of America's most famous anarchist and early advocate of free speech, birth control, the equality of women and worker's rights." -- Chadwyck-Healey Intro. Includes writings, correspondence, clippings, government documents (including Intelligence Agency reports). 

FBI Files on the American Indian Movement and Wounded Knee
Film 8867 Guide: Doc  Ref  Z1209.2 U5 S34 1986 

Gerritsen Collection of Women's History. Film 4256; Mif 458 Guide: Doc Ref HQ1121 G47 1983 
A comprehensive international library of over 4,700 titles--books, pamphlets and periodicals--recording the intellectual, political, legal, economic, and social history of women and feminism from antiquity to the twentieth century. (Film 4526 and MIF 458). Hard copy guide to this collection in the Women's Studies Office 

History of Women. Film 4068 Guide: Doc Ref Z7965 H577 1983 
One of the largest and most comprehensive collections of primary source materials for the study of women's history. An interdisciplinary collection of printed books, pamphlets, periodicals, manuscripts, and photographs. Much of the collection is drawn from the two major women's history libraries: The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College (special focus on women's role in the American crusade for social justice) and the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College (focus on the social and intellectual history of women since 1795). The collection also includes material from: The Ida Rust Macpherson Collection on women in the westward movement; the Jane Addams Memorial Collection, U. of Illinois' Chicago Circle, on women in the Midwest and in social reform movements; The Miriam Y. Holden and Galatea Collections on Medieval and European women; and supplementary materials from the New York Public Library, the Widener Library at Harvard, and the Yale University Libraries. (Film 4065 and 4068p). Guide to the Collection--subject-indexed chronological bibliography of literature on women's history. 

Incantalupo, Patricia. The Portrayal of Women in Sport Advertising in Two Women's Fitness Magazines. 1992. 
Mic 796.0194 Incafttalupo 

Jane Addams Papers. Film 9216 Guide: Doc Ref HV28 A35 J35 1985 

Mary McLeod Bethune Papers: Bethune-Cookman College Collection, 1922-1955. Film 9463 Guide: Doc Ref E185.97 B34 A22 1995 

Mary McLeod Bethune Papers: Bethune Foundation Collection. Film 9459 Guide: Doc Ref E185.97 B34 A22 1997 

Oneida Community: Books, Pamphlets, and Serials, 1834-1972. Film 4111 Guide:  Doc  Ref  Z7164 S67 05 

Operation Dixie: the C.I.O. Organizing Committee Papers, 1946-1953. Film 8752 Guide: Doc  Ref HD6490 072 U65 1980 

Pamphlets in American History. Mif 773  Records for individual items in LUIS. Guide: Doc Ref  Z1236 P27 group 1-5 

Papers of the NAACP. Film 5867 Guides: Doc Ref E185.5 N276 

Schlesinger Library Vertical File for Women's Studies: Biographies .  Mif 1456  Arranged alphabetically by name of person. 

Sex Research: Early Literature from Statistics to Erotica.
Film 9255 Guide:  Doc  Ref  HQ60 S49 1983 

Temperance and Prohibition Papers.  Film 9202 Guide: Doc  Ref  Z7721 G84 

Women and Health Collection. Film 5428 Guide: Doc 
Ref  Z7963 H4 W6 
This collection presents a unique record of women and the health care system. Over 150 files contain clippings, articles, pamphlets, essays and papers on the socialization of children and health care in other countries and on the sexual, psychological and physical results of restrictive sex roles. Additional material covers every aspect of the national health care controversy. Materials were assembled between 1968 and 1974. 


Use these guides and indexes to identify relevant journal titles and/or articles. 

Gerritsen Collection of Women's History: a Bibliographic Guide to the Microform Collection. v. 3. Serials. Guide to accompany journals in Mif 458.  Doc Ref  HQ1121 G47 1983 

History of Women Periodicals List. List of periodicals in Film 4068p. Doc  Ref  Z7965 E577 1983b 

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature. 1900+
Ref  A13 R4  Shelved on Index shelf 11 


Arena (1889-1909) Film PR322, reel 92-99 
Good Housekeeping Film PR 826 (1885-1993) 
Harper's Bazaar Film PR322, reels 430-450 
Ladies' Home Journal Film PR 322, reels 758-766 (1884-1907) 
North American Review (1815-1939) Film PR18, 
 reels 177-183; 270- 281; 1613-1647 
Open Court (1887-1905) Film PR322, reels 293-297 
Phrenological Journal and Science of Health (1838-1911)
 Film PR18, reel 1341-1353 
Union Signal (WCTU, 1883-1933) Film 9202, Ser. 21 
Woman's Journal (1870-1917) Film 4068p, reels 184-199 
Woman's Standard (1886-1911) Film 4068p, reel 227 
Woman's Tribune (1883-1909) Film 4068p, reels 230-232 


American Association of University Women, Tallahassee Branch, papers, 1923-1954.

Campus Defense Council (FSU) 1940-1944. Collection includes 
correspondence, publications and working files. 

Marion Jewell Hay (1900-1986) papers. Hay was Professor of Education at FSU 1929-1967 and a local businesswoman. 

Dorothy Lois Reeves Breen Britsch Hoffman (1903-1985) papers. Hoffman was Professor of Modern Languages at FSU from 1927-1974. 

Lucy M. Johnson papers in Jewell Family papers. Johnson was the sister of Marion Hay (above) but lived on the West coast and was a consumer activist. Collection includes diaries and correspondence. 

Beth Moor (1897-1986) papers. Moor was a founder of the Tallahassee Garden Club, a charter member of the Board of Trustees of the FSU Foundation and served in many elected positions in the FSU Alumni Association. 

Ella Scoble Opperman (1873-1969) papers. Opperman was Dean of the FSU School of Music 1920-1944. 

Tallahassee Literary Club papers (1899-1997) Papers of a local women's club. 




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