Subject Guides

Women's Studies: Resources in Microform

American Women Missionaries and Pioneers Collections. 93 reels (MICROFILM BV3703.W66 2006) Collection includes material documenting American women missionaries in Asia, South America, and the U.S., 1840-1980, and American women pioneers in Oregon, 1845-1920. Finding aid: Women's Lives Series 3: American Women Missionaries and Pioneers Collection. Part 1: Missionaries. Part 2: Pioneers (MFORM REF BV 3703.W66 2006 Guide 1 and 2.)

American Women's Diaries. Segment lll: Western Women. 35 reels (MICROFILM HQ1438.A17A47). The third segment of the American Women's Diaries collection on microfilm covers the period from the early nineteenth century through the end of settlement in the 1920s. The Territories, and later States, west of the Mississippi River, excluding Alaska and Hawaii are covered. It includes 632 women in 684 items. Many pioneer diaries are included. A copy of the finding aid is in Micoforms. Ask staff for assistance. Finding aid: American Women's Diaries (Contents) (REFERENCE HQ1438.A17A47).

Cornell University Collection of Women's Rights Pamphlets on Microfiche. 124 fiche. (MICROFICHE HQ1423.C6 1974 ) Collection of 117 pamphlets published between 1814-1912. Finding aid: Guide (REFERENCE HQ1423.C6 1974).

Escritoras Espanolas. Ca. 2000 microfiches MICROFICHE PQ6173.5.W66 E82 1991). Microfiche of titles in the Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid. Pt. 1. Siglos XVI-XVIII (539 microfiche) -- Pt. 2 Siglo XIX (ca. 1500 microfiche) Finding aids: 2 Catalogs, ed. Ma. del Carmen Simon Palmer. (REFERENCE PQ6173.5.W66 E82 1991 Guide)

Gerritsen Collection of Women's History, 1543-1945. 86 reels and 1649 microfiche (MICROFILM HQ1121.G47 1975). American periodicals from a large collection of international source documents in the history of feminism. Finding aid: online inventory of the Library's holdings.

Herstory. [Women's History Library.] 90 reels (MICROFILM HQ 1426.H4). Documents in United States women's history. Finding aid: Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Herstory, Women's History Research Center, 1976 (REFERENCE HQ1426.H4).

History of Women. Series I, 995 reels, and Series II, 253 reels (MICROFILM HQ1111.H5). Primarily books, pamphlets, tracts, periodicals,and manuscripts and other records on women in civil rights, education, humanities, fine arts, birth control, government, law and medicine before 1920. Print finding aid: History of Women (Guide) (REFERENCE HQ1111.H5). Items in this collection now have their own records in the Library's online catalog. Librarian Sarah Brownmiller has created a how-to search guide for the History of Women at

International Women's Year World Conference documents. 68 fiches (MICROFICHE HQ1106 1975.I572). World Conference of the International Women's Year (1975 : Conference Centre of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Les Femmes: Rare Works from France on Microfiche from the Bibliotheque Nationale. 481 fiche. (MICROFICHE HQ1613 .F46 1975) "In this collection of 129 titles dating from the 17th to the 20th century, every aspect of women's lives is subjected to scrutiny and is rigorously defined." Finding aid: Guide (REFERENCE HQ1613 .F46 1975).

National Woman's Party Papers: The Suffrage Years, 1913- 1920. 97 reels (MICROFILM JK2391.N37N3). Ser. 1: Correspondence, 1891-1940, Reels 1-86. Ser. 2: Administrative files, 1913-1921, Reels 87-90. Ser. 3: Printed matter, 1889-1936, Reels 91-96. Ser. 4: Photographs, 1913-1921, Reel 97. Finding aid: Guide (REFERENCE JK2391.N37N3).

Papers of the Women's Trade Union League and Its Principal Leaders. 131 reels (MICROFILM HD6079.2.U5P3). Collection I. Margaret Drier Robins papers -- Collection II. National W.T.U.L. papers (Schlesinger Library) -- Collection III. Mary Anderson papers -- Collection IV. Records of the New York W.T.U.L. --Collection V. Leonora O'Reilly papers -- Collection VI. Rose Schneiderman papers --Collection VII. Agnes Nestor papers -- Collection VIII. O'Sullivan autobiography, Boston W.T.U.L. collections, Chicago W.T.U.L. collections --Collection IX. W.T.U.L. publications. Finding aid: Guide (REFERENCE HD6079.2.U5P3).

Rose Pastor Stokes Papers. 7 reels (MICROFILM HV28.S86A3 1982). Consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, drawings, and miscellaneous material from the socialist and labor leader.

The Virginia Woolf Manuscripts. 21 reels (MICROFILM PR6045.O72 A6 1993b). "Filmed from the holdings of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American literature, New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations." Reel 1-3: Diaries. Reel 4-12: Manuscripts. Reel 13: Reading notebooks. Reel 14-21: correspondence. Finding aids: The Virginia Woolf Manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection at the New York Public Library (REFERENCE PR6045.O72 A6 1993b Index). There also is an inventory by the same title (REFERENCE PR6045.O72 A6 1993b Reel List); both titles are shelved together.

The Virginia Woolf Manuscripts from the Monks House Papers at the University of Sussex. 6 reels (MICROFILM PR6045.O72 A6 1985). Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941. Includes 17 reading notebooks which provide insights into Virginia Woolf's habits of reading and criticism, sections of manuscript notes compiled in connection with "Three Guineas" and with the biography of Roger Fry, 11 unpublished but complete stories and compositions dating from 1909-1930,and 6 unfinished draft stories and sketches. Also includes relevant manuscripts from papers of Leonard Woolf at the University of Sussex and the "Mrs. Dalloway" manuscript from the British Library. Finding aids: "Contents of reels"--Reel 1, and Guide (REFERENCE PR 6045 .072 A6 1985).

World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women : Equality, Development and Peace. (MICROFICHE HQ1106 1980.W6). Conference Mondiale de la Decennie des Nations Unies pour la Femme : egalite, developpement et paix. 2524 p. in various pagings. Finding aid: Index (REFERENCE HQ1106 1980.W6).