Prescriptive Literature


The Women's Education Collection


Adams, Elizabeth Kemper. Women Professional Workers. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1930. 396.5 A211

Barnard, Frederick A. The Higher Education of Women: Passages Extracted from the Annual Reports of the  President of Columbia College. New York: Columbia College, 1882. 376 B259h

Bassett, John Spencer, and Sidney Bradshaw Fay, eds. Smith College Studies in History. Massachusetts: Department of History and Government of Smith College, 1915. 376.8 S665Zf

Beard, Mary R.
Woman as Force in History : A Study in Traditions and Realities
. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1946. 396.09 B368u
Woman's Work in Municipalities. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1915. 396.0973 B368w

Beef Eater. Illustrations of Eating; Displaying the Omnivorous Character of Man; and Exhibiting the Natives of Various Countries at Feeding Time. London: John Russell Smith, 1847. 641.01 V332i

Bennett, Helen M.
School Posture and Seating: A Manual for Teachers, Physical Directors and School Officials. Boston & New York: Ginn and Company, 1928. 317.713 B439s
Women and Work: The Economic Value of College Training. New York and London: D. Appleton & Company, 1917. 317.425 B471w

Blake, Mabelle Babcock. Guidance for College Women: A Survey and a Program for Personnel Work in Higher Education. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1926. 378.113 B636g

Blake, Mabelle B., and Caroline Ruutz-Rees,and Mary Hillard, and others. The Education of the Modern Girl. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. 376 B636e

Botsford, George Willis, and Lillie Shaw Botsford, eds. The Story of Rome as Greeks and Romans Tell It. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1912. 937 B65s

Brackett, Anna C.
The Education of American Girls. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1879. 376.973 B797e
Woman and the Higher Education. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1893. 376.6 B797w

Breckenridge, Sophonisba P. Women in the Twentieth Century: A Study of their Political, Social and Economic Activities. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1933. 396.0973 B829w

Briggs, Le Baron Russell. To College Girls and Other Essays. Boston, New York, & Chicago: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. 376 B854t

Burstall, Sara A. English High Schools for Girls: Their Aims, Organization, and Management. London & New York: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1907. 373.42 B972e

Butler, Josephine. An Autobiographical Memoir. London: J. W. Arrowsmith Ltd. 1928. 923.6 B977b

Carroll, Mitchell. Woman, vols. 1-10. Philadelphia: George Barrie & Sons, 1907. HQ 1121.W87

Claghorn, Kate Holladay. College Training for Women. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, 1897. LC 1567.C5

Clarke, Edward H.
The Building of a Brain. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. 376 C597b
Sex in Education: A Fair Chance for Girls. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1875. 376 C597s

Crawford, Mary Caroline. The College Girl of America. Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1905. 376.973 C899c

Crepaz, Adele. The Emancipation of Women and it's Probable Consequences. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893. 396.1 C917e

David, Opal D. The Education of Women – Signs for the Future. Washington, D. C.: American Council on Education, 1958. 376.063 C748e

De Dillmont, Therese. Encyclopedia of Needlework.  Mulhouse, France: DMC Library, 1905. TT 750.D57 1905.

Dexter, Elisabeth Anthony. Career Women of America 1776-1840. New Hampshire: Marshall Jones Company, 1950. 396.5 D526c

Dix, Dorothy. Dorothy Dix – Her Book. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1927.376.39 G489d2

Dixon, Brandt V. B. A Brief History of H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College 1887-1919. New Orleans, Newcomb College, 1928. LD 5438 D59 2 copies

Dodge, Estelle Riddle. Sixty Years in Kappa Alpha Theta: 1870-1929. Menasha, WI: George Banta Publishing, 1930. (Edited by L. Pearle Green.) LJ145.K35 D6

Duffey, E.B. No Sex in Education; or, An Equal Chance for Both Girls and Boys. Philadelphia: J.M. Stoddart & Co., 1874. 376 D

Faguet, M. Émile. Madame de Maintenon Institutrice. Paris: H. Lecène et H. Oudin, Éditeurs, 1887. 376.944 M226Xf

Fénélon , Francois. Education des Filles de Fénelon; Précédée d'une Introduction par Oct. Gréard. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, [1885]. 376 F332e

Frazier, Franklin. Negro Youth at the Crossways: Their Personality Development in the Middle States. Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education, 1940. 325.26 F848neg

Gardiner, Dorothy. English Girlhood at School: A Study of Women's Education through Twelve Centuries. London: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1929. 376 G221e

Garnott, James M. Lectures on Female Education: Comprising the First and Second Series of a Course Delivered to Mrs. Garnett's Pupils, at Elm-wood, Essex County, Virginia. Richmond: T.W. White, 1825. 376 G235l4

Goodsell,Willystine. Pioneers of Women's Education in the United States. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1931. 376.973 G655p

Gréard, Octave. L'éducation des Femmes par les Femmes. Paris: Librairie Hachette et cie, 1907. 376 G786e

Hard, William.The Women of Tomorrow. New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1911. 396 H258w

Hatcher, O. Latham. Occupations for Women: A Study Made for the Southern Women's Educational Alliance. Virginia: Southern Woman's Educational Alliance, 1927. 396.5 H361o

Havemann, Ernest, and Patricia Salter West, eds. They Went to College: The College Graduate in America Today. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1952. 378.73 H334t

Hollister, Horace A. The Woman Citizen: A Problem in Education. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1918. 396 H744w

Howe, Julia. Sex and Education: A reply to Dr. E. H. Clarke's "Sex in education." Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1874. 376 H856s

Johnson, Roy Ivan. Explorations in General Education: The Experiences of Stephens College. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947.376.8 S835Zj

Jones, Barbara. Bennington College: The Development of an Educational Idea. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946.376.8 B472Zj

Kelso, Ruth. Doctrine for the Lady of the Renaissance. Illinois: University  of Illinois Press, 1956. 396 K29d

Klein, Viola. The Feminine Character: History of an Ideology. New York: International Universities Press, 1949. 396 K64f

Knopf, Olga. Women on Their Own. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1935. 396 K72w

Komarovsky, Mirra. Women in the Modern World: Their Education and Their Dilemmas. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1953. LC 1481.K6

Lathrop, Virginia Terrell. Educate a Woman: Fifty Years of Life at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1942. 378.756 N872Z1

Library Festival at Wellesley College, June 4, 1886. Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, 1886. 378.744 W451l

Maclear, Martha. The History of the Education of Girls in New York and in New England 1800-1870. Washington, D. C.: Howard University Press, 1926. 376.973 M163h

Mathews, Lois Kimball. The Dean of Women. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. LC 1567.R6

Meylan, F. Th. La Coéducation des Sexes: Etude sur l'Education sup rieure des femmes aux Etats-Unis. Bonn: Charles Georgi, Imprimerie de l'Université, 1904. 376.7 M613

Michelet, J. La Femme. Paris: Librairie L. Hachette Et Cie, 1860. 396 M623f

Miller, Alice Duer, and Susan Myers. Barnard College: The First Fifty Years. New York, Morningside Heights: Columbia University Press, 1939.  376.87471 B259Zm

More, Hannah. The Complete Works of Hanna More, v. 1 & 2. New York: J. C. Derby, 1856. 828 M835Xd

Mueller, Kate H. Educating Women for a Changing World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1954. 376 M946e

Murray, Lindley. English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. New York: Collins & Co., 1811. PE 1109.M92 1811

Newcomb College. Trends in Liberal Arts Education for Women. New Orleans: Newcomb College, 1954. 378.763 T935t

Noble, Jeanne L. The Negro Woman's College Education. New York: Columbia University, 1956. 376.973 N749n

Olin, Helen Maria Remington. The Women of a State University: An Illustration of the Working of Coeducation in the Middle West. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1909. 376.7 O46w (2 copies)

Orton, James. The Liberal Education of Women: The Demand and the Method. New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, 1873. 376.6 O78l copy 2

Otto, Arleen. New Designs in Homemaking Programs in Junior High Schools. New York: Columbia University: Teachers College: Bureau of Publications, 1958. TC 165.O8

Pascoe, Charles Eyre. Schools for Girls and Colleges for Women. London: Hardwicke and Bogue, 1879. LC 1567.P3

Pearson, Jonathan. New York State Library History Bulletin 10: Early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Rensselaerswyck, v. 3. Albany: University of the State of New York, 1918. F127.A3 A43 1916

Phelps, Mrs. Lincoln.
The Educator:Or Hours with My Pupils
. New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1876. 376 P538e
The Student, For Teachers, Parents, and Daughters, or Fireside Friend, with an Appendix, on Moral and Religious Education. New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1876. 376 P538s

Pierce, Anna Eloise. Deans and Advisers of Women and Girls. New York: Professional & Technical Press, 1928. 378.11 P615d

Pierpoint, John. The American First Class Book. Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins and Richardson, Lord & Holbrook, 1831. PE 1120.P4 1831

Powers, Henry P. Female Education:  An Address, Delivered in Trinity Church, Newark, N. J., on the Anniversary of the Newark Institute for Young Ladies, July 21, 1826, with an Appendix. Newark: M. Lyon and Co., 1826. 376 P888f

Proffatt, John. Woman Before the Law. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1874. HQ 1255.P9

Roberts, William. Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, v. 1-4. London: R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1834.828 M835Zr

Rowe, Frederick B. Characteristics of women's College Students. Georgia: Southern Regional Education Board, 1964. 376.8 R878c

Sadlier, William.
Sadlier's Excelsior Geography Number Two. New York: William H. Sadlier, 1875. G 127.S125 1875
Sadlier's Excelsior Geography Number Two. New York: William H. Sadlier, 1887. G 127.S125 1887

Schirmacher, Kaethe. The Modern Woman's Rights Movement. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1912. 396.2 S337mh

Scripps College.
The Humanities at Scripps College: Views and Reviews
. California: Ward Ritchie Press, 1952. 376.8 S434h
The Inauguration of Frederick Hard as President of Scripps College. California: Scripps College, 1944. 376.8 S434i

Sewell, Elizabeth M. Principles of Education, Drawn from Nature and Revelation, and Applied to Female Education in the Upper Classes. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1865. 376 S516p Vols. 1 and 2

Spectorsky, A. C. The College Years. New York: Hawthorne Books, Inc., 1958. PS 509.S8 S6

Starrett, Helen Ekin, and Frances Ekin Allison. Future of Educated Women and Men, Women and Money. Chicago: Jansen, McClurg, and Company, 1885. 376.64 S796f

Stetson, Charlotte Perkins. Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution. Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1900. HQ 1381.G66 1900

Stohlman, Martha Lou Lemmon. The Story of Sweet Briar College. Virginia: Sweet Briar College Alumnae Association, 1956. 376.8 S974Zs

Sutton, Cantey Venable. History of Art in Mississippi. Mississippi: The Dixie Press, 1929. N 6530.M7 S8

Talbot, Marion. The Education of Women. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1911. 376 T141e

Templin, Lucinda de Leftwich. Some Defects and Merits in the Education of Women in Missouri: An Analysis of Past and Present Educational Methods and a Proposal for the Future. Missouri: University of Missouri, 1926. 376.9778 T288s

The Association for Promoting the Higher Education of Women. Proceedings of the First Public Meeting of the Association for Promoting the Higher Education of Women in New York. New York: Press of S. W. Green's Son, 1882. 376.061 A849p

The Dept. of Education in Tropical Areas, University of London, Institute of Education. African Women. London: The Dept. of Education in Tropical Areas, University of   London, Institute of Education, 1954. 376.05 A258

The Mother's Encyclopedia, v. 5. New York: The Parents' Institute, Inc., 1950. HQ 769.M913 1950

Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization). Women and Education. Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, 1953. 376 U58w

Vassar College.
Addresses at the Celebration of the Completion of the Twenty-Fifth Academic Year of Vassar College, June 1890
. New York: Vassar College, 1890. 376.8 V337a
The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Opening of Vassar College. New York: Vassar College, 1916. 376.8 V337f

Vickery, Dorothy Scovil. Hollins College 1842-1942: An Historical Sketch. Virginia: Hollins College, 1942. L376.8 H741Zv

Vives, Juan Luis. Instrucción de la Mujer Cristiana. Madrid: Signo, 1936. 376 V857dYj

Warren, Constance. A New Design for Women's Education. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1940. 376 W287n

Watson, Foster. Vives and the Renascence Education of Women. London: Longmans, Green & Co.; London, Edward Arnold, 1912. 376 W338v

Watters, Mary. The History of Mary Baldwin College 1842-1942. Virginia: Mary Baldwin College, 1942. 376.8 M393Zw

Wellesley College.
Wellesley College Views
. Boston: Webster & Co., 1909. LD7214.5 1909
The Wellesley Legenda, 1913. Wellesley College, 1913. LD 7218.L4 1913

Woman's Education Association. Annual Reports of the Woman's Education Association (Incorporated). Boston: Press of R. H. Blodgett & Co, 1895, 1909, 1912, 1920, 1923, 1925. 376.061 W872

Woodhouse, Chase G., and Ruth Yeomans. Occupations for College Women: A Bibliography. Greensboro, N.C: The North Carolina College for Women, 1929. 016.3714 W889o

Woody, Thomas. A History of Women's Education in the United States, v. 1 & 2. New York: The Science Press, 1929. 376.973 W912h

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