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Pompeii Resources in University of Maryland Libraries

This guide directs you to Pompeii related resources available in Special Collections at the University of Maryland Libraries.

Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski

Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski was a professor at The University of Maryland from 1946 to 1980 and was the first non-Italian to excavate at the site of Pompeii.  Her specialty was first in Roman law, but after visiting Pompeii in the 1950’s, her focus shifted to this ancient city and the flora that once inhabited it.  She helped to establish the academic field of garden archaeology, writing several books on the subject.  Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski was named woman of the year by the University of Maryland's President's Commision on Women's Issues in 1980.  She donated several of her books to the Maryland Room, as well as to some of the other libraries on campus. 

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Articles on Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski

 Articles Written by Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski

Books by Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski in the Maryland Room

The following books were donated to the Maryland Room by Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski:

Other Books by and about Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski in the UMD Libraries

Here you will find books that are located in some of the other libraries at UMD. Locations include McKeldin Library, the Architecture Library, the Art Library, and Nonprint Media Services Library.  Most are books that Dr. Wilhelmina Jashemski wrote, but some selections highlight the woman herself.

McKeldin Library 

A Pompeian herbal : ancient and modern medicinal plants / Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; plant portraits by Victoria I and Lillian
 
Nicholson Meyer ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others. - Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910  -   
Call Number: RS177.I8 J37 1999 
Location: UMCP McKeldin Library Stacks

The gardens of Pompeii : Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius. Volume II, Appendices / Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others - Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910 - 
Call Number: DG70.P7 J292 1993
Location: UMCP McKeldin Library Folio

The origins and history of the proconsular and the propraetorian imperium to 27 B.C. / by Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski. - Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910 - 
Call Number: JC85.P9 J3 1950a
Location: UMCP McKeldin Library Stacks

Nonprint Media Library

In person : Willielmina [i.e. Wilhelmina] Jashemski. [videorecording] 
Call Number: DG70.P7 I5
Location: UMCP HBK Nonprint Media

Architecture Library

Ancient Roman gardens / [edited by Elisabeth B. MacDougall and Wilhelmina F. Jashemski] - Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910 - 
Call Number: SB458.55 .D85 1979
Location: UMCP Architecture Library Stacks

Studia Pompeiana & classica in honor of Wilhelmina F. Jashemski / edited by Robert I. Curtis. - Curtis, Robert I 
Call Number: DG70.P7 S89 1988
Location: UMCP Architecture Library Stacks

Multiple Locations

The gardens of Pompeii : Herculaneum and the villas destroyed by Vesuvius / Wilhelmina F. Jashemski ; photos., drawings, and plans, Stanley A. Jashemski. - Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910 - 
Call Number: DG70.P7 J29
Location: UMCP McKeldin Library Folio, UMCP Architecture Library Folio, UMCP Art Library Folio, UMCP HBK Maryland Room
 
The natural history of Pompeii / edited by Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski, Frederick G. Meyer. - Jashemski, Wilhelmina Mary Feemster, 1910 - 
Call Number: QH152 .N36 2002  
Location: UMCP McKeldin Library Folio, UMCP Architecture Library Folio