Women's Studies Collections -- History and Culture Subject Guide
Betty Askwith (1909-1995). Manuscripts, notebooks, printed material, correspondence, photographs, legal material, and miscellany from the notable poet, author, and novelist.
Harriot Buxton Barbour (1901-1980). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, scrapbooks, and other material for the Massachusetts musicologist and historian, especially her research and writings on the history of Sandwich, Mass.
John (1908-1988) and Madeleine (1912-1988) Bingham. Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and much more from the popular and prolific British authors.
Patricia Bosworth (1933- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, journals, notebooks, scrapbooks, and other material from the prominent biographer, journalist, and memoirist.
Herma Briffault (1898-1981). Correspondence, notebooks, manuscripts, photographs, and other items from the American author best known for her English translations of modern French literature.
Anita Brookner (1928-2016). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other items from the acclaimed author, known for her writings on art and literature in addition to her novels.
Elizabeth Burchenal (1876-1959). Correspondence, photographs, and other material from the prominent educator, scholar of folk dance, and founder and director of the National Committee of Folk Arts of the United States. Part of the Boston University Archives.
Mary Parker Dunning (1879-1973). Manuscripts for Dunning's travel memoir Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers, describing her journeys through the Near and Far East from 1908 through the 1950s.
Ann [Dorothy Tait] Fairbairn (1905-1972). Manuscripts, notes, correspondence, and other material from the American author and journalist, including material for Five Smooth Stones, her classic novel of discrimination in America, and her biography of New Orleans clarinetist George Lewis.
Bella Fromm (1890-1972). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and research from the prominent Jewish German social reporter and author, including documents regarding her attempts to collaborate with the FBI to expose Nazis living in America during and after World War II.
Francine du Plessix Gray (1930-) Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, photographs, journals and notebooks from the notable writer and literary critic.
Flora Groult (1924-2001). Correspondence and other material from the renowned French author and feminist.
Leila Hadley Luce (1925-2009). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other items from the acclaimed American travel writer and memoirist.
Irene Kampen (1922-1998). Manuscripts and diaries from the influential columnist, memoir writer, and humorist.
Esther Kellner (1908-1998). Manuscript for her history Moonshine: Its History and Folklore.
Lys Dunlap Koch (1917-1989). Letters to Dunlap Koch from various prominent British authors Cyril Connolly, Augustus John, Edward Sackville-West, Edmund Wilson, and Peter Watson.
Suzanne Lilar (1901-1992). Various published writings and other printed items from the noted Belgian novelist, critic and playwright.
Alda Rangoni Lucci Letters, personal items, and other material from this Italian noblewoman.
Marya Mannes (1904-1990). Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, journals, audio, and other material from this influential and prolific novelist, playwright, memoirist, poet, and journalist.
Melissa Mather (1917-2014). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other personal papers from the Vermont author, best known for her memoir Rough Road Home, chronicling her attempt to raise five children (one autistic) alone in 1950s Vermont.
Robin McKown (1907-1975). Manuscripts, correspondence, and research from the prolific historian and biographer.
Anne Sinclair Mehdevi (1947-). Draft and page proofs for Mehdevi's memoir Persia Revisited (Knopf, 1964).
Peter Mitchell and Fanny Todd (1897-1978) Manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, and other items from the influential cookbook author and cuisine writer.
Frances Mossiker (1906-1985). Manuscripts and other items from this recognized historian, best known for her writings on the history of France.
Pakenham, Elizabeth [Longford] (1906-2002). Manuscripts and other material from the recognized British historian and biographer.
Rachel Peden (1901-1975). Manuscripts and printed materials from the notable author.
Virgilia Peterson (1904-1966). Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material from the revered literary critic and author.
Elizabeth Plessen (1944- ). Manuscripts, notes, audio recordings, and other material from the prominent German author and translator.
Miggs Pomeroy (1923-1995). Manuscripts for Pomeroy's memoir of her travels through the Sahara desert, as well as a novel.
Natalie Robins (1938-). Manuscripts, correspondence, research material, and other material from the recognized poet, historian, and memoirist.
Joan Rockwell (1918-2002). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the noted British sociologist and literary critic
Walter (1927-2009) and Miriam Schneir (1922-) Manuscripts from the distinguished historian, including her works on the Rosenberg Case and the history of feminism.
Gail Sheehy (1937-). A large collection of manuscripts, research, correspondence, and other material from the trailblazing author, including her pioneering work on life's stages, Passages, and her recent biography of Hillary Clinton.
Edith Sitwell (1887-1964). Correspondence and some manuscripts from the influential avant-garde poet, memoirist, and critic.
Marion Starkey (1901-1991). Manuscripts, correspondence, research, scrapbooks, photographs, and other material from the noted historian of colonial America.
Francis Strauss (1904-1991). Manuscripts, research material and other items from the American educator, activist, editor, and author.
Shirley Suttles (1934-). Manuscripts and correspondence from the novelist, short story writer, television writer, and memoirist.
Gladys Taber (1899-1980). Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs from the prolific novelist, memoirist, and essayist, known for her writings on life in New England.
Elizabeth Borton de Trevino (1904-2001). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the American author, including her memoirs of marrying into a traditional Mexican family in the 1930s.
Erica Wallach (1923-1993). Manuscripts, correspondence, and other material from the noted German author and Soviet political prisoner
Rosanna Warren (1953-). Manuscripts for the anthology The Art of Translation, edited by Warren, presenting outstanding guest presentations at the Boston University Translation Seminar.
Frances Winwar (1900-1985). Manuscripts, research, correspondence, and photographs from the acclaimed Italian-American biographer, novelist, and critic.
William (1917-2003) and Joanna Woolfolk (1940-) Manuscripts from the American writer and astrologist, including The Great American Birth Rite, an expose of the commercialization of modern pregnancy and birth.