This page is a work in progress. It will be updated throughout the semester.
Bryn Mawr College/TriCo Histories
- “Researching Bryn Mawr” guide to College Archives [Google Doc]
- Bryn Mawr College News digitized student newspaper, 1910s-1960s [link to Triptych]
- Eric Pumroy, “Bryn Mawr College,” in Founded by Friends (2007), 147-162. [PDF includes Haverford & Swarthmore chapters for reference]
- Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz, The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas (New York: Knopf, 1994) [link to limited preview on Google]
- Margaretta Morris and Louise Buffum Congdon, A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories (Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1901), via Project Gutenberg. [link]
- Kali Nicole Gross, “Exploring Crime and Violence in Early-Twentieth-Century Black Women’s History,” in Contesting Archives: Finding Women in the Sources (2010), 56-74.
- Cornelia Meigs, What Makes a College? A History of Bryn Mawr (New York: The MacMillan Company, 1956) via Internet Archive.
- Triptych | Tri-College Digital Library Triptych is a digital initiative of the Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College Libraries that features digitized versions of collections owned by Special Collections at Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, and Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College. This includes letters, ephemera, scrapbooks, photo albums, images, book plates and more. It also includes archival materials from all three colleges as well as the Bryn Mawr College News.
- Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College (libguide) This guide provides a comprehensive list of Digital Collections at Bryn Mawr College, which comprise digitized primary source materials from Special Collections at Bryn Mawr College. This includes items from the Rare Book and Manuscript collection, the College Archives, and the Art and Artifact Collections. It also includes some image collections from Visual Resources.
- Bryn Mawr College on Internet Archive Find college yearbooks (1901-1949), annual Reports of the President to the Board of Directors (1884-1997), early issues of student literary magazines (Fortnightly Philistine, Tipyn O’Bob, Counterpoint, The Title), college calendars and course guides, and the Alumnae Association Report/Quarterly/Bulletin (1892-1940). We’ve also uploaded a selection of older publications in the public domain, including an extensive collection of books about women and crime, as well as some other volumes that have been digitized upon request.
- Scholarship, Research and Creative Work at Bryn Mawr College Scholarship, Research, and Creative Work at Bryn Mawr College is the open access repository of the scholarship and publications of the Bryn Mawr community. Like the Internet Archive, it includes college yearbooks (1901-1949), annual Reports of the President to the Board of Directors (1884-1997), early issues of student literary magazines (Fortnightly Philistine, Tipyn O’Bob, Counterpoint, The Title), college calendars and course guides (1883-2008), and the Alumnae Association Report/Quarterly/Bulletin (1892-1940).
- TriArte: The Art and Artifacts Database of the Tri-Colleges Triarte features art and artifacts from collections at Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges.
- Bryn Mawr College Finding Aids at PACSCL Finding aids for a select group of manuscript and archive collections are available through the PACSCL Finding Aids Site. In addition, search finding aids for manuscript and archival collections for all of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) members.
Archives and Public History Resources
- National Council on Public History
- Black at Bryn Mawr
- Black Liberation 1969 Archive (Swarthmore College)
- ASAP: Archiving Student Activism at Princeton
- Black & Blue Tour and Names in Brick and Stone: Histories from the University’s Built Landscape (UNC-Chapel Hill)
- Library Company of Philadelphia
- Monument Lab
- Philadelphia Public History Truck
- UVA #TakeBacktheArchive (and “Collecting History in Real Time”)
- The John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives (Philadelphia)
The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education at Bryn Mawr College [main site link]
Beyond Bryn Mawr: Collections, Mapping, and Sites of Interest (send me more links!)
- Barnard Digital Collections
- Five College Archives & Manuscript Collections: Digital Collections and Online Exhibits
- Iowa Digital Library: Physical Education for Women
- Library of Congress: Women’s History
- “HBCU Archival Collections: Repositories of History”
- Mount Holyoke Archives and Special Collections and tumblr
- Jen Jack Gieseking, “(Re)constructing women: scaled portrayals of privilege and gender norms on campus,” Area 3 (2007): 278-286. [PDF]
- NYU Archives: Women’s Education History
- ‘On Equal Terms’: Educating Women at the University of Chicago
- Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Smith College Libraries Research Guides
- Vassar College Digital Collections
- Wellesley College Archives
- Contributions Towards a Bibliography of the Higher Education of Women. Compiled by a Committee of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (Boston: The Trustees of the Public LIbrary, 1897) via Internet Archive.