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Women -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 397 Collections and/or Records:

Cynthia Addington Boatwright Papers

Identifier: Ms-1990-070
Scope and Content

The materials in this collection include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, programs, and files created and collected by Boatwright in her lifetime. The majority of the materials focus on Boatwright's tenure as President of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs from 1941 to 1944.

Dates: 1930s-1990, undated

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1988-042

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Books That Made the Difference Project Collection,

Identifier: Ms-1985-003
Abstract The Books That Made the Difference Project Collection consists of subject files, clippings, correspondence, manuscript drafts, and audio-visual materials. The project was conceived in l980 by Ann Heidbreder Eastman, formerly of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and executed by Gordon A. Sabine, formerly a professor at this university, and his wife Patricia, who interviewed people across the country, asking what book made the greatest difference in their lives, and what was...
Dates: 1980 - 1986

Betty Belle Boone Diary

Identifier: Ms-2008-051

The collection contains the diary of Betty Belle Boone, a young, unmarried woman of Boones Mill, Virginia, from January 1893 to September 1894, detailing household chores and social activities.

Dates: 1893 - 1894

Jane Rhodes Brewer Diary

Identifier: Ms-2023-049

The Jane Rhodes Brewer Diary contains entries of her daily activities with a focus on health, family, and religion in 1882.

Dates: 1882

Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2013-081

Pearl Brickman (1928- ). Collection includes three design projects she developed during her years (1977-1979) at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI Arc), and fifteen projects from her professional career (1982-2002), including project descriptions, drawings,and progress photographs.

Dates: 1977 - 2002

Mima Brown Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2012-025

The collection consists of a letter written by "Mima Brown" from Pulaski, Virginia to her brother Pvt. James H. Farmer on November 8, 1863.

Dates: 1863

H. A. Buchanan Ledger

Identifier: Ms-1988-026

Ledger maintained by H. A. Buchanan of Wythe County, Virginia, acting as agent for Fayetta Peterson (aka Mrs. W. J. Peterson). Entries document Buchanan's work in maintaining Peterson's books; collecting dividends, rent and interest; and paying taxes.

Dates: 1897 - 1910

Pauline E. Burks Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1992-037

Pauline E. Burks of Richmond, Virginia, collected genealogy materials about her husband Broaddus Vaughan Burks' family. The papers include correspondence, account books, essays, receipts, newspapers, and plats and surveys of the Broaddus, Burks, Edmonds, Taliaferro, and Vaughan families of Amherst County, Virginia. Materials focus mainly on the Vaughan and Burks families and range from 1760s land grants to 1970s family correspondence.

Dates: 1763 - 1985

Mary Burlow Keepsake Book

Identifier: Ms-1981-101

This collections contains a book of poetry and prose from Mary Burlow's friends to her. Burlow was a resident of Laurens County, Georgia.

Dates: 1851 - 1853