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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.

Contact Us

Visit the Maryland Room in Hornbake Library North to speak to reference librarian about our collections.  Maryland Room hours can be found online.

Contact us for questions about Special Collections and University Archives. 

Subject Guides

These subject guides provide an overview of the types of primary and secondary source materials related to the study of women. If you do not see a guide for the subject you wish to study, contact us with your question and make a suggestion for a new guide.

Online exhibits

Women sewingLibrarians create gallery exhibits each year to be displayed in the Exhibit Gallery of Hornbake Library. Some of our past exhibits were replicated in the following wesites. These are great tools for learning more about Women's Studies. 

Nancy Drew and Friends: Girls Series Books Rediscovered

Taking a Leading Role: Women in Broadcasting History

Women on the Border: Maryland Perspectives  of the Civil War

Adele Stamp: Uncovered