Women's Education
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Inventory of Exhibit Sources

The Clements Historical Library collections richly illustrate all aspects of women's education
from the Early Republic to women's entrance into colleges and universities.

This exhibit presents digitized selections of key primary source materials, such as letters from students and women teachers, diaries of missionary teachers, various schoolbooks, sermons, and catalogs.
Manuscript materials have been transcribed.

These rich resources are organized around themes of:
Colonial Heritage
Female Curriculum
Student Life
Teaching
Religion, Race, Culture
Academies & Seminaries

Visit Theme Pages

  • background information
  • brief quotes from the source material
  • links to the full text and transcriptions
  • selected bibliography of additional published sources that students will find helpful in researching the theme

Browse

Use the Inventory of Exhibit Sources to move between the primary materials.

This alphabetical list of collections includes brief descriptions and links to online finding aids, where available.

Using Primary Sources

In addition, students will find the Student Guide useful for navigating the site, using primary sources in research papers, and citing primary sources found on the Internet.

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