||History of Women. New Haven, CT: Research Publications, Inc.|
Subject Category: History Great Britain, History US, Literature, Social Conditions, Women's Studies
Collection Dates: 01/01/1479 - 11/09/1945
Location: UNLV Microforms
This collection which consists of books, pamphlets, manuscripts, and photographs was selected from holdings at Radcliffe College, Smith College, University of Illinois (Circle Campus), Boston Public Library, and Scripps College for Women. The books are arranged chronologically beginning with those up to 1799 and ending with the 1916-20 era. Over 2000 pamphlets cover broad topical categories including birth control, education, professions, women's rights, and women's organizations. The Research Society consultants selected about 80,000 pages of manuscripts based on what they deemed to be significant. These are grouped according to originating individual or organization. Eight hundred photographs provide visual reference to the topics.
Finding Aids: All records for this collection are accessible through the library catalog. Records can be searched by keyword, title, author, and subject. A guide, History of Women: Guide to the Microfilm collection (MICRO Z7965 .H527x 1983b). The guide provides access to the microform materials by main entry, periodical title, subject, and name index to the photographs. Catalogs from the various contributing libraries also provide access: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America: The Manuscript Inventories and Catalogs of the Manuscripts, Books, and Pictures (MICRO Z7965 .A78 1973), The Ida Rust Macpherson Collections (MICRO Z7961 .S32) and Catalogs of the Sophie Smith Collection, Women's History Archive, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts (MICRO Z7965 .S65 1975).