Further Reading After Walking
A Selective Bibliography compiled by Mary Lee Cox
Adams, Marian Hooper. The Letters of Mrs. Henry Adams, 1865-1883. Edited by Ward Tharon. Boston: Little Brown, 1936.
Addams, Jane. Women at the Hague: the International Congress of Women and Its Results. New York: Garland, 1972.
Alcott, Louisa May. Life, Letters and Journals. Compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney. New York: Gramercy Books, 1995. (reprint)
Alcott, Louisa May. Work: A Story of Experience. Edited with an introduction by J. S. Kasson. New York: Penguin Books, 1994.
Antin, Mary. The Promised Land. Boston. Houghton Mifflin, 1912; 1969.
Beard, Mary R. America Through Women’s Eyes. New York, Greenwood Press, 1969 (1933).
Blackwell, Alice Stone. Growing Up in Boston’s Gilded Age: the Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell. Ed. Marlene D. Merrill. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990
Block, Adreienne Fried. Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: the life and work of an American Composer, 1867-1944. Oxford University Press, 1998.
Bradstreet, Anne. Works. Edited by Jeannine Hensley; foreword by Adrienne Rich. Cambridge: Harvard/Belknap, 1967.
Chevigny, Bell Gale. The Woman and the Myth: Margaret Fuller’s Life and Writings. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1994.
Child, Lydia Marie. The American Frugal Housewife. 1829-1850; 35 editions. Boston: American Stationers Company. Harper and Row, new ed., 1972.
Child, Lydia Marie. Selected Letters 1817-1880. Edited by Milton Meltzer et al. Amherst: University of Masachusetts, 1982.
Drachman, Virginia. Hospital with
a Heart: the Paradox of Separatism at the New England Hospital.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1984.
Eddy, Mary Baker. Science and Health, with a Key to the Scriptures. Christian Science Trustees, 1934.
Fairbanks, Henry. Louise Imogen Guiney: Laureate of the Lost. Albany: Magi Books, 1973
Farmer, Fannie Merritt. The Original Boston Cooking School Cook Book, 1896. New American Library (reprint) 1988.
Fields, Annie. Authors and Friends. New York: AMS Press, 1969(c1896)
Fuller, Margaret. The Essential Fuller. New Breunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
Fuller, Margaret. Woman in the Nineteenth Century: An Authoritative Text, Background, and Criticism. Norton, 1997.
Ginzberg, Lori D. Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.
Guiney, Louise Imogen. Letters 1861-1920. Edited by Grace Guiney.New York: Harpers, 1926.
Hamilton, Alice. Exploring the Dangerous Trades: the Autobiography of Alice Hamilton. Boston: Northeastern Press, 1985(c1955).
Hansen, Debra Gold. Strained Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.
Haskell, Mary. Beloved Prophet: Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran and Mary Haskell, with her Private Journal. Edited by Virginia Hilu. Knopf, 1972.
Hays, Elinor Rice. Morning Star: A Biography of Lucy Stone. Harcourt, Brace, 1961
Howe, Helen. The Gentle Americans. New York: Harper and Row, 1965.
Howe, Julia Ward. Reminiscences, 1819-1899. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1900.
Howe, M.A. DeWolfe. Memories of a Hostess: a Chronicle of Eminent Friendships. Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922.
Jacobs, Donald M., ed Courage and Conscience: Black and White Abolitionists in Boston. Published for the Boston Athenaeum. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993.
Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. With an introduction and notes by Nell Irvin Painter. New York: Penguin Press, 2000.
Karcher, Carolyn L. The First Woman in the Republic: A Cultural Biography of Lydia Maria Child. Durham: Duke University Press, 1994.
Kaledin, Eugenia. The Education of Mrs. Henry Adams. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1981.
Larcom, Lucy. A New England Girlhood. Boston: New England Press, 1986.
Leach, Joseph. Bright Particular Star: Life and Times of Charlotte Cushman.
Liddle, Elizabeth Ann, ed. Wheelock College: One Hundred Years, 1888/9 - 1988/9. Boston: Wheelock, c1988.
Notable American Women 1601-1950 Ed. E.T. James et al. Cambridge: Belknap/Harvard University Press, 1971, and Notable American Women, The Modern Period. Ed. B. Sickerman and Carol Green. Belknap/Harvard University Press, 1980.
Peabody, Elizabeth. Letters of Elizabeth P. Peabody, American Renaissance Woman. Middleton, Ct: Wesleyan/Harper
Plympton, Ruth Talbot. Mary Dyer: Biography of a Rebel Quaker. Boston: Brandon, 1994.
Richards, Marilyn, ed. Maria W. Stewart, America’s First Black Woman Political Writer. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987
Robinson, William Henry. Phillis Wheatley. Boston: The Old South Association, 1990.
Rogers, Katherine, ed. The Meridian Anthology of Early American Women Writers, From Anne Bradstreet to Louisa May Alcott, 1650-1865. New York: Meridian, 1991.
Shand-Tucci, Douglass. The Art of Scandal: the life and times of Isabella Stewart Gardner. HarperCollins, 1997.
Sherman, Sarah Way. Sarah Orne Jewett: An American Persephone. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1989.
Stone, Lucy. Friends and Sisters: Letters between Lucy Stone and Antoinette Blackwell, 1846-1893. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.
Strom, Sharon Hartman. Political Woman: Florence Luscomb and the Legacy of Radical Reform. Temple University Press, 2001.
Taylor, Susie King. A Black Woman's Civil War Memoirs: Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33rd United States Colored Troops. Reprint of 1902 edition. New York: Arno Press, 1968.
Tharp, Louise Hall. Adventurous Alliance: the Story of the Agassiz Family of Boston. Little, Brown 1959.
Tharp, Louise Hall. Mrs. Jack, A Biography. Boston: Little, Brown, 1965.
Van Doren, Carl. Jane Mecom, Favorite Sister of Benjamin Franklin. Her Life here first fully narrated from their letters. Clifton, NJ: A.M. Keeley, 1973 (c1950).
Walsh, Mary Roth. Doctors Wanted. No Women Need Apply. Sexual Barriers in the Medical Profession, 1835-1975. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.
Wheatley, Phillis. Complete Writings. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Vincent Caretta. New York: Penguin, 2000.
Zagarri, Rosemarie. A Woman’s Dilemma:
Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution. Wheeling, IL: Harlan
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will be able to browse through 500 to 5,000 items and retrieve those that
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for example, included the constitution of the American Women's Suffrage
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