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HIST 3260/WS 3000: Women in American History: Archival Resources

A guide to BGSU library and Internet resources that might be useful for researching the history of women in the United States.

  A Useful Database

WorldCat

WorldCat is the OCLC union catalog, containing over 43 million records describing books and other items owned by libraries worldwide. Each record contains library holdings, including archival materials.  There is also a freely available version of WorldCat.

 This database is available to BGSU faculty, staff and students, and to walk-in users.

Print Resources

  Archives at BGSU

The BGSU Libraries' house rich collections of archival resources.  For instance, see the manuscript collections listed on the Center for Archival Collections' Women's Studies Resources page.

For more information, explore the web sites for each collection:

Mack Sennett's Bathing Beauties, c. 1919

Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.