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HIS 2210: History of Women in the U.S.: Biographical sources

Information resources to support independent research for the Castleton University course, "United States Women's History"

Biography databases

Other biographical sources

Key resource:

Women in World History; A Biographical Encyclopedia (17 volumes)
REF 305.4203 W842

Some ebooks:

From Suffrage to the Senate: America's Political Women

The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Women's Biography

The Penguin Biographical Dictionary of Women


Some books in the library:

Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (4 volumes)

REF 305.4203 Ox25

Notable American Women, 1607-1950
REF 920.72 J232n

The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time
REF 920.72 On2

Notable American Women: the Modern Period
REF 920.72 J232nm

Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia
REF 973.7082 H232W