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:

 

  • The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi by Peter Popham (2013)
  • Angela Merkel: Person of the Year by Time Magazine (2015)
  • My Mother, Golda Meir: A Son’s Evocation of Life with Golda Meir by Menahem Meir (1983)
  • Cory: Profile of a President by Isabelo T. Crisostomo (1986)
  • Benazir Bhutto: Favorite Daughter by Brooke Allen (2016)
  • Theresa May: The Downing Street Revolution by Virginia Blackburn (2016)
  • A Land of Our Own: An Oral Autobiography of Gold Meir by Golda Meir and Mari Syrkin (1973)
  • Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf by Helene Cooper (2017)
  • My Life: Golda Meir by Golda Meir (1975)
  • Getting Away with Murder: Benzair Bhutto’s Assassination and the Politics of Pakistan by Heraldo Munoz (2014)
  • Letters from Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi (2010)
  • Indira Gandhi: Her Road to Power by Nayantara Sahgal (1982)
  • Golda by Elinor Burkett (2008)
  • Golda Meir: True Grit by Ann Atkins (2015)
  • Freedom from Fear: And Other Writings by Aung San Suu Kyi (2010)
  • The Lady Aung San Suu Kyi: Nobel Laureate and Burma’s Prisoner by Barbara Victor (2002)
  • In the Shadow of Man by Jane Goodall (1988)
  • Seeds of Hope by Jane Goodall (2014)
  • Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey by Jane Goodall (1999)
  • Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating by Jane Goodall (2005)
  • Hope for Animals and Their World by Jane Goodall (2011)
  • Beyond Innocence: An Autobiography in Letters by Jane Goodall (2002)
  • The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love by Jane Goodall and Marc Bekoff (2002)
  • Fifty Years at the Gombe: A Tribute to Five Decades of Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation by Jane Goodall (2010)
  • Through the Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall (1990)
  • My Life with the Chimpanzees: The Fascinating Story of One of the World’s Most Celebrated Naturalist, Revised Edition by Jane Goodall (2002)
  • Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters, The Early Years by Jane Goodall (2000)
  • The Right to Privacy by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Aldermann (1997)
  • In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Aldermann (2002)
  • Profile in Courage for Our Time by Caroline Kennedy (2002)
  • Sweet Caroline: Last Child of Camelot by Christopher Andersen (2003)
  • American Legacy: The Story of John and Caroline Kennedy by C. David Heymann (2007)
  • The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis by Caroline Kennedy (2001)
  • A Family Christmas by Caroline Kennedy (2007)
  • She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems by Caroline Kennedy (2011)
  • A Patriot’s Handbook: Songs, Poems, Stories and Speeches Celebrating the Land We Love by Caroline Kennedy (2003)
  • Coretta: The Story of Coretta Scott King by Octavia Vivian (2006)
  • Coretta Scott King: Fighter for Justice by Ruth Turk (1997)
  • Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King by Edythe Scott Bagley (2012)
  • Coretta Scott King Awards Book: From Vision to Reality by Henrietta M. Smith (1994)
  • My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. by Coretta Scott King (1993)
  • My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King (2017)
  • Agatha Christie by Janet Morgan (1984)
  • Duchess of Death: The Unauthorized Biography of Agatha Christie by Richard Hack (2009)
  • Agatha Christie’s Selected Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making by John Curran (2009)
  • Agatha Christie: The First Lady of Crime by H.R.F. Keating (1977)
  • Come Tell Me How You Live by Agatha Christie Mallowan (1974)
  • Agatha Christie: An Autobiography by Agatha Christie (2011)
  • Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life by Laura Thompson (2018)
  • The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery by Agatha Christie (2012)
  • The Mystery of Agatha Christie: An Intimate Biography of the First Lady of Crime by Gwen Robyns (1989)
  • 8:55 to Baghdad: From London to Iraq on the Trail of Agatha Christie by Andrew Eames (2004)
  • Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie by Anna Martinelli, Guillaume Lebeau, Alexandre Franc (2016)
  • Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science’s First Family by Shelley Emling (2012)
  • Mother and Daughter: The Letters of Eleanor and Anna Roosevelt by Barnard Asbell (1988)
  • Little Mo’s Legacy: A Mother’s Lessons, A Daughter’s Story by Cindy Brinker Simmons (2001)
  • We Are Our Mother’s Daughters by Cokie Roberts (2009)
  • Marie Curie and Her Daughter, Irene by Rosalynd Pflaum (1993)
  • My Story, My Song: Mother-Daughter Reflection on Life and Faith by Robin Roberts and Lucimarian Roberts (2012)
  • Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou (2008)
  • Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt: The Story of a Daughter and a Mother of the Gilded Age by Amanda MacKensie Stuart (2005)
  • Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story by Carol Burnett (2013)
  • The Christian Origin of Mother’s Day: The Legacy of One Christian Mother by Stephen A. Flick, PhD (2019)

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