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Researching Women's Studies in Special Collections and University Archives

A guide to the variety of primary and secondary source material available from Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland Libraries to help you research topics related to women's studies.

Finding Archival Material

Search ArchivesUM if you are looking for primary source materials, such as correspondence, diaries, and records of organizations. Most of the University Libraries' archival and manuscript materials can be found using ArchivesUM.

ArchivesUM contains a list of finding aids to our archival collections. A finding aid is a guide to a particular collection and provides a detailed description of what you can find in a collection, as well as links to related materials and subjects.

Contact us for assistance locating materials.

Archival Collections by Subject

Women's history resources can be found throughout the collections within our library. These lists of finding aids will be especially useful to research into women's studies.

If you do not find anything relevant to your topic, please contact us with your research question as many other resources exist beyond this list.

Highlighted Archival Collections