Women in the Military Collections

Non-governmental

Go to government collections

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 Institution

 Holdings

 Other

University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University Colorado Denver

 

Not known

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florida State University

Institute on WWII & the Human Experience

 

 

Personnel collections of military & home front women

 

No on-line catalog

 

 Florida State University

Department of History

Tallahassee, FL 32306

 

850/644-9033

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rice University

Fondren Library

 

Oveta Culp Hobby’s personal papers including a great deal of information from her time in the Army. Also contains her oral history—probably unfinished but available.

 

Good on-line finding aid for the Hobby collection

 

 

Fodren Library

Rice University

6100 Main Street

Houston, TX 77005

 

713/348-5698

 

 

Texas Tech University

 

Vietnam papers and oral histories

 

 

 

 

 

The Vietnam Center

and

Archive

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX 79409

 

806/742-9010

 

 

 

 

 

 

Texas Woman’s University

 

 

1. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military Collection

 

2. Official repository for WASP documents

 

 

 

 

Texas Woman’s University Libraries

Denton, TX 76294

 

940/898-3701

 

 

 

University of North Carolina  Greensboro

Women Veterans Historical Project

 

Letters, papers, photographs, published materials and oral histories of women veterans.  Manuscript collection and 200 oral histories.  WWI to present —strongest WWII.

 

 

University of North Carolina Greensboro

1400 Spring Garden St.

 Greensboro, NC 27402

 

336/334-5000

Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

Pritzker Military Library

 

 

 

 

300+ books on women in the military and some documents

 

 

 

 

 

The Prizker Military Library

 610 N. Fairbanks Ct

Chicago, IL 60611

 

312/587-0234

 

 

 

 

Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA)

 

1000+ oral histories, personal records, letters, scrapbooks, etc.  Newspaper clippings, ephemera

 

 

WIMSA

Women's Memorial

Foundation

200 N Glebe Rd, Suite 400

Arlington, VA 22203

hq@womensmemorial.org

 

 

703/533-1155

800/222-2294

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women’s Research

&

 Education Institute

 

Studies, policy documents, investigations, hearing transcripts, GAO reports, data on active duty, reserve and Guard women.  Newspapers clippings

Some books.

 

Not online, not cataloged.

From late 80s to present.  Data from 1948 onward.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Search Service

 

 

 

ProQuest

 

Thesis and dissertation data bases as well historical and current newspaper search tools.

 

Fee based service

 

800/521-3042

 

 

Smith College  

 

The Sophia Smith Collection of Women's Archives at Smith College has collections of letters, photographs, oral histories and other personal papers of women who served in World War I and II, the Vietnam war and Afghanistan and Iraq wars.  They include WACs, officers, nurses, war correspondents, and USO volunteers, as well as war relief workers, war correspondents, and women on the home front.

The Smith College Archives houses the records of the Smith College unit of WAVES, and Smith women involved in war relief work.