About Our Resources

Our resources page was designed to cite material, including collections of digital resources freely available on the web, related to the history of women's education, including primary sources, lesson plans and examples of recent research. These collections have been gathered from open source repositories and consist of copyright free materials that may be useful to those engaged in the field of the history of women's education. We do not include copies of material contained in commercial databases or material that is still in copyright, although we will provide relevant links as to where you can access this material.


Resource Links

  • Wiki Education Foundation at Bryn Mawr

    This month, the Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education is pleased to partner with the Wiki Education Foundation to discuss​ how and why instructors might consider building Wikipedia assignments into coursework. On Tuesday, February 16 from 4:30-6pm in Canaday 205, we will host a workshop with Jami Mathewson, Educational Partnerships Manager at Wiki Ed, who will introduce the resources and tools available to support instructors teaching with Wikipedia. »

  • Greenfield in the Classroom

    Although I’m not teaching a course this semester, I’m still getting to spend time in the classroom, sharing the Greenfield Digital Center’s resources with students and faculty across disciplines. Together we look not only at the growing array of resources Greenfield supports … »

  • College Women: A Collaborative Cross-Institutional Archives Portal

    This summer we put the finishing touches on a white paper documenting our collaboration for the NEH Division of Preservation and Access, Humanities Collections and Reference Resources. The white paper joins our application narrative, freely available on the NEH site; both serve as useful documentation for thinking through collaboration across multiple institutions. To read more, download the "History of Women's Education Open Access Portal Project" from the Bryn Mawr College repository. »

  • Seven Sisters Partners Launch New Archives Project

    With the support of a one-year Foundations planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the seven women’s colleges once known as the “Seven Sisters” launch College Women: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education ( College Women … »

  • Greenfield in the Classroom: Teaching the History of Women's Higher Education

    This semester I'm back in the classroom, teaching a History Department seminar "Higher Education for Women: Bryn Mawr and Beyond." By sharing our course blog, along with links to my syllabus and digital resources, I hope to begin a conversation about how we teach women's education history in the college classroom. »

  • "Where We Are...": Adventures in Mapping Bryn Mawr History

    Maybe it’s because I’ve only been here for two months, or maybe it’s just nostalgia for my own college days, but with Customs Week at Bryn Mawr wrapping up, and classes getting underway, I’m feeling sympathy for new students and … »

  • Women's History Matters Essay Competition

    In honor of the centennial of woman suffrage in Montana, the Women’s History Matters Essay Prize Committee at the University of Montana, Montana State University and the Montana Historical Society are sponsoring a call for entries for the Women’s History Matters Essay Competition. »

  • Worlds of Learning: Education and the Book Trades, 1586-1945

    The 32nd Print Networks conference will take education and the book trade as its theme. Speakers will ask questions such as: how did the book trade and education mutually profit from and shape each other? What was the book trade's impact on the development of institutions of learning; the organization of knowledge; pedagogies and technologies of instruction; and on both formal and informal education, including self-help? All are welcome. »