Resource Library and Archives

resource library

The NWHM Resource Library is open to students, scholars, and history enthusiasts alike. In addition to a sizeable array of biographies and autobiographies, the library includes books about women in STEM, media, visual arts, military, and a wide variety of other topics. Visitors may also explore the NWHM’s institutional archives from 1996 through 2018, including early NWHM incorporation papers, web content, newsletters, and early events. The Resource Library is open between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesday through Thursday. Please make an appointment to visit by emailing [email protected].

 

New Acquisitions:

  • Pat Nixon: The Untold Story by Julie Nixon Eisenhower (1986)
  • Pat and Dick: The Nixons, an Intimate Portrait of a Marriage by Will Swift (2014)
  • Pat Nixon: Embattled Frist Lady by Mary C. Brennan (2011)
  • The Lonely Lady of San Clemente: The Story of Pat Nixon by Lester David (1978)
  • Secret Lives of the First Ladies: What Your Teachers Never Told You About the Women of the White House by Cormac O’Brien (2009)
  • First Women: The Grace and Power of American’s Modern First Ladies by Kate Andersen Brower (2016)
  • The Women’s World Cup 2019 Book by Shane Stay (2019)
  • The Girls of Summer: The US Women’s Soccer Team and How It Changed the World by Jere Longman (2001)
  • The US Women’s Soccer Team: An American Success Story (Second Edition) by Clemente A. Lisi (2013)
  • Breakway Beyond the Goal by Alex Morgan (2015)
  • Solo: A Memoir of Hope by Hope Solo (2012)
  • It’s Not About the Bra: Play Hard, Play Fair, and Put the Fun Back into Competitive Sports by Brandi Chastain (2004)
  • When Nobody Was Watching by Carli Lloyd (2016)
  • Forward: A Memoir by Amy Wambach (2016)
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup: France 2019, The Official Book by Federation Internationale de Football Association (2019)
  • Women Filmmakers and Their Film by St. James Press (1998)
  • Kathryn Bigelow: The Art of Darkness by TIME Magazine (2013)
  • Greta Gerwig: Lights, Camera, Power by TIME Magazine (2018)
  • Women Filmmakers: A Critical Reception by Louise Heck-Rabi (1984)
  • Calling the Shots: Profiles of Women Filmmakers by Janis Cole and Holly Dale (1993)
  • Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema, 1896 to the Present by Ally Acker (1991)
  • Penny’s Picks: 50 Movies by Women Filmmakers, 2002-2011 by Jan Lisa Huttner (2011)
  • Office Hours: Day and Night—The Autobiography of Janet Travell, MD by Dr. Janet Travell (1968)
  • Mary Edwards Walker: Above and Beyond by Dale L. Walker (2005)
  • Sympathy and Science: Women Physicians in American Medicine by Regine Morantz-Sanchez (2000)
  • The White House Doctor: My Patients were Presidents—A Memoir by Dr. Connie Mariano (2010)
  • The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing by Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pel (1999)
  • A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Picotte Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality by Joe Starita (2016)
  • Susan La Flesche Picotte, MD: Omaha Indian Leader and Reformer by Benzon Tong (1994)
  • Conduct Unbecoming a Woman: Medicine on Trial in Turn-of-the-Century Brooklyn by Regina Morantz-Sanchez (1999)
  • Native American Doctor: The Story of Susan LaFlesche Picotte by Jeri Ferris (1991)
  • Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women by Dr. Elizabeth Black well (2005)
  • The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson by Alice Arlen and Michael J. Arlen (2016)
  • Women of the Four Winds: The Adventures of Four of America’s First Women Explorers by Elizabeth Fagg Olds (1999)
  • Women of the World: Women Travelers and Explorers by Rebecca Stefoff (1992)
  • Memoirs of a Medieval Woman: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe by Louise Collis (1964)
  • Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell by Janet Wallach (1996)
  • A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird (1960)
  • Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark by Jane Fletcher Geniesse (1999)
  • Alexander’s Path: A Travel Memoir by Freya Stark (1988)
  • A Woman’s Place is at the Top: A Biography of Annie Smith Peck, Queen of the Climbers by Hannah Kimberley (2017)
  • Gertrude Bell, Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations by Georgina Howell (2006)
  • Louise Arner Boyd: Arctic Explorer by Durlynn Anema (2000)
  • Travels in West Africa by Mary Henrietta Kingsley (2002)
  • Amazing Traveler Isabella Bird by Evelyn Kaye (1999)
  • Betty White in Person by Betty White (1987)
  • If I Knew Then What I Know Now . . . So What? by Estelle Getty (1988)
  • My Frist Five Husbands . . . And the Ones Who Got Away by Rue McClanahan (2007)
  • Here We Go Again: My Life in Television, 1949-1995 by Betty White (1995)
  • If You Ask Me (And Of Course, You Won’t) by Betty White (2011)
  • Betty and Friends: My Life at the Zoo by Betty White (2011)
  • The Last Days of Marilyn Monroe by Donald H. Wolfe (1998)
  • Marilyn Norma Jean by Gloria Steinem and George Barris (1986)
  • Marilyn and Me: Sisters, Rivals, Friends by Susan Strasberg (1992)
  • My Sister Marilyn: A Memoir of Marilyn Monroe by Berniece Baker Miracle and Mona Rae Miracle (1994)
  • Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy by Elizabeth Winder (2017)
  • Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love by C. David Heymann (2014)
  • Marilyn Among Friends by Sam Saw and Norma Rosten (1992)
  • The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe by Sarah Churchill (2004)
  • Marilyn Monroe: Unseen Archives by Marie Clayton (2006)
  • The Girl: Marilyn Monroe, The Seven Year Itch, and the Birth of an Unlikely Feminist by Michelle Morgan (2018)
  • Marilyn Monroe: In Her Own Words by Neil Grant (1991)
  • Making Sense of Marilyn by Andrew Norman (2018)

 

From the Archives