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Women's History


Women in U.S. History

This is a guide to gender history and women's history in scholarship and primary source collections at Boston College.

Page under Construction

This page is currently under construction and far from complete. If you notice broken links or have suggestions, please write the subject librarian an e-mail. 

What on this Page by Type

    Broad Digital Collections about Women

    Sources: Authors Who Happen to be Women

    Sources: A/V

    Sources: Law

    Sources: Personal and Family Papers

    Topics: Consumer Interest and Fashion

    Topics: Home Economics

    Topics: Social Movements

    Topics: Women at War

    Topics: Women at Work

    Burns Box


    In our very own special collections library (Burns), you'll find a selection of material on your topic. Consider visiting the library and seeing history in your hands. To do so, you should start by searching for material through BC Libraries' catalog and then ordering it (if you haven't registered, you'll be prompted). For a guide on the process, check out the "Finding Burns Material" page.  You might also check out the following recommendations: 

    For additional help

    For additional recommendations, contact your subject liaison (Dr. Bee Lehman) at or schedule an appointment with them.