"...inward and outward freedom for Woman and for Man shall be acknowledged as a right, not yielded as a concession." - Margaret Fuller
Fuller, Margaret - Woman in the Nineteenth Century, and kindred papers related to the sphere, condition and duties, of woman. Boston: John P. Jewett and Company, 1855, p.37
Special Collections (Rare Books) HQ1154 .O77 1855
Special Collections collects works by women and about the political status and social conditions for women throughout history. This guide will provide you with a sampling of primary sources housed by Special Collections on the lives and roles of women in history.
Images of women can be found in books, posters, photograph albums, artwork, and other sources in Special Collections. Letters by women can be found in our manuscript collections.
In addition to searching MUSCAT Plus, our Special Collections website, and our GettDigital Collections, please reach out to our Special Collections staff for additional help.
Special Collections maintains a variety of materials a researcher in Women's Studies might want to investigate:
Oral History Collection includes interviews with women on topics such as:
Subject Vertical Files
Archives and College Publications that may be of use:
Researches should also consult the inventories of the Record Groups of President's Papers.
Consult an archivist for assistance with these items.
This function will allow you to search within LibGuides, Manuscript Collections, Finding Aids, and Databases. To search the library's catalog, use Muscat Plus.
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Check MUSCAT Plus.
Include photographs, maps, ephemera, and manuscripts housed in Special Collections.
These items do not circulate and are available only in Special Collections.
Consult an archivist for assistance with non-published materials.