Women in the Military Collections

Please let us know of any additions (including collections and archives documenting the history of women in other armed forces) or corrections you would like to offer for inclusion in this listing.

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National Archives

at College Park
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD

 

202/637-7000

On the National Mall

14th & Constitution

Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Air Force Historical Research Agency

 

 

 

Oral histories of women who served in the Army Air Corps and the Air Force.  May have some documents on microfiche.

 

 

  Government

 

Army Women’s Museum

 

 

Oral histories and personal papers.  Some administrative papers such as those of Col Mary Hallaren

 

 

 Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eisenhower Presidential Library

 

1. Jackie Cochrane (WASP Director) personal papers.  May have some official Army Air Corps WASP files.

Also contains oral histories of some WAC who served on General Eisenhower’s staff

2. Some Mary Hallaren papers may be here.

 

 

 

 Government

 

Library of Congress Veterans Oral History Project

 

1. Many oral histories & photos of women veterans of all eras

2. Some Oveta Culp Hobby material

 

Wide array of materials on-line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Government

 

 

 

 

 

National Archives  College Park

 

 1. Papers for two WAC histories (Tredwell and Morden).

2. Official WAC documents

3. Possibly other servicewomen’s documents from early era.

 

Publication dedicated to their holdings on women in the military—but it’s not in sync with the organizational system use for finding records

 

 

 

 Government

 

 

 

Naval History Center

 

 Oral histories and some personal papers of Navy women

 

 

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Smithsonian Institute

National Museum of American History

Division of Military History and Diplomacy

 

 

 

 

Civil war era to present:  Letters, diaries, papers, photographs, memoirs, author papers, manuscripts and other documents.

Collection curators are compiling a Companion to Women’s Military History scheduled for publication in 2009.

 

Museum currently closed for renovation.  Beginning in 2009 “By appointment” access.  A guide to the collection will be available at that time.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFHRA
600 Chennault Circle
Maxwell AFB, AL
36112-6424

 

334/953-2395

 

 

U.S. Army

Women’s Museum
2100 ‘A’ Avenue
Fort Lee, VA 23801

 

804/734-4337

 

Eisenhower Library

400 S.E. 4th Street

Abilene, KS 67410

 

877/RING-IKE

 

The Library of Congress

101 Independence Ave, SE

Washington, DC 20540

 

202/707-5000