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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LINKS

African American Women Collections (Duke)
Early American Women Writers at the Eccles Centre for American Studies (British Library)
Pathfinder for Women’s History at the National Archives
Sally Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture (Duke)
Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Sophia Smith Collection Women’s History Archives (Smith College)

ARCHIVAL RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH IN AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS (open-source only)

(See also the list of assignments for archives.)

American Antiquarian Society: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/

Brown University Farnham Archives of Brown and Rhode Island Women:http://www.pembrokecenter.org/farnham_archives/exhibit/BRIW/frameset.html

Brown University Pembroke C enter for Teaching and Research on Women: http://www.pembrokecenter.org/

Brown University Pembroke Center Archives, Feminist Theory Papers: http://www.pembrokecenter.org/farnham_archives/ftp.php (Amy Greer, Archivist)

Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation : http://huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu/ (Angela Todd, Archivist/Research Scholar: at3@andrew.cmu.edu)

Hamilton College Library Communal Societies Collection:http://www.hamilton.edu/library/library_collections/rare_books_and_special_collections.html#communal (Christian Goodwillie, Curator)

Harriet Wilson Project: www.harrietwilsonproject.org

Harvard University, Open Collections Program, “Women Working, 1800-1930” (digitized): http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/ (Megan Sniffin-Marrinoff, Archivist and Co-Director)

Harvard University, Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/collections.aspx

Hunt Institute for Botanical Gardens (Collections of Women in the HI Archives)
Contact: Angela Todd [at3i@andrew.cmu.edu]

Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine: http://library.usm.maine.edu/specialcollections/jbscenter.html

Library of Congress American Memory Project (digitized): http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Maine Memory Network, Maine Historical Society: http://www.mainememory.net/

Maine Women Writers Collection: www.une.edu/mwwc (Cally Gurley, Curator: cgurley@une.edu)

Massachusetts Historical Society: http://www.masshist.org/welcome/

Museum of Chinese in America: http://www.mocanyc.org/

New England Osteopathic Heritage Center: http://www.une.edu/neohc/coll1.htm (Gay Marks, Archivist)

Northeast Historic Film: http://www.oldfilm.org/

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection: http://www.saic.edu/art_design/special_collections/joan_flasch/#

Smith College, Sophia Smith Collection of American Women’s History Archives http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/index.html (Director, Sherrill Redmon: sredmon@smith.edu)

Stanley Museum Archives, Kingfield, ME (for photographer Chansonnetta Stanley): http://www.stanleymuseum.org/Museum%20-%20Kingfield%20ME.html (H. James Merrick, Archivist)

University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Sequoyah Research Center, American Native Press Archives: http://www.anpa.ualr.edu/

University of Maine, Fort Kent, Acadian Archives (on Franco-Americans and Acadians of the upper St. John valley):http://www.umfk.maine.edu/archives/

University of Maryland Special Collections: http://www.lib.umd.edu/special/ (Liz McAllister, Curator of Historical Manuscripts: emcallis@umd.edu )

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Women Veterans Historical Collection: http://library.uncg.edu/dp/wv/ (Curator, Beth Ann Koelsch:bakoelsc@uncg.edu )

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Special Collections and Rare Books (includes Women’s Collection, which has special strengths in women’s detective fiction, girls’ books, and physical education; and the Children’s Literature Collection): http://library.uncg.edu/depts/speccoll/ ( Head of Special Collections, William Finley: wkfinley@uncg.edu )

University of Tulsa Special Collections: http://www.lib.utulsa.edu/speccoll/

University of Wisconsin, Cairns Collection of American Women Writers, 1650-1920 (about 10,000 items):http://memorial.library.wisc.edu/collections/cairns.html (Susan Barribeau: sbarribeau@library.wisc.edu )

Westbrook College History Collection: http://www.une.edu/wchc/ (Roberta “Bobby” Gray, Public Services Librarian)

Wheaton College, Marion B. Gebbie Archives & Special Collections (for History of Women’s Education, Women in Massachusetts, Family, Children):http://www.wheatoncollege.edu/Archives/ArchHome.html

Yale University Library Manuscripts and Archives: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/ (Mary Caldera, Archivist: mary.caldera@yale.edu )


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