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Bryn Mawr College’s Institutional History
- Benjamin, Philip. The Philadelphia Quakers in the Industrial Age 1865-1920. Philadelphia PA: Temple University Press, 1976.
- Berger, Martin A. Sight Unseen: Whiteness and American Visual Culture. Berkley: University of California Press, 2005.
- Bruder, Anne L. Offerings to Athena: 125 Years at Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr: Friends of the Bryn Mawr College Library, 2010.
- Dudden, Faye E. Serving Women : Household Service in Nineteenth-Century America. 1st ed. Middletown, Conn: Wesleyan University Press, 1983.
- Fear-Segal, Jacqueline, and Susan D. Rose. Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Indigenous Histories, Memories, and Reclamations. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016.
- Gallup-Diaz, Ignacio, ed. and Plank, Geoffrey Gilbert, ed. Quakers and Native Americans. Boston: Brill, 2019.
- Heneghan, Bridget T. Whitewashing America: Material Culture and Race in the Antebellum Imagination. University Press of Mississippi, 2003.
- Horowitz, Maryanne Cline. RACE, CLASS AND GENDER IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY CULTURE. Vol. III. 306.09. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 1991.
- Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. Alma Mater: Design and Experience in the Women’s Colleges from Their Nineteenth-century Beginnings to the 1930s. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.
- Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz. The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas. 1st ed. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.
- Johnston, Frances Benjamin, and Lincoln Kirstein. The Hampton Album : 44 Photographs. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966.
- Krupat, Arnold. Boarding School Voices : Carlisle Indian School Students Speak. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2021.
- MacIntosh, Margaret Taylor. Joseph Wright Taylor : Founder of Bryn Mawr College. Haverford, Pa: C.S. Taylor, 1936.
- McDaniel, Donna, and Vanessa Julye. Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans, and the Myth of Racial Justice. Philadelphia: Quaker Press of Friends General Conference, 2009.
- Meyer, Robinson. “How Gothic Architecture Took Over the American College Campus.” The Atlantic, 2013.
- Oliver Jr., John, Charles Cherry, and Caroline Cherry, eds. Founded by Friends: The Quaker Heritage of Fifteen American Colleges and Universities. Plymouth, United Kingdom: The Scarecrow Press, 2007.
- Selleck, Linda. Gentle Invaders: Quaker Women Educators and Racial Issues During the Civil War and Reconstruction. Richmond IN: Friends United Press, 1995.
- Tange, Andrea Kaston. Architectural Identities: Domesticity, Literature and the Victorian Middle Class. Toronto, UNKNOWN: University of Toronto Press, 2010.
- Vickery, Margaret Birney. Buildings for Bluestockings: The Architecture and Social History of Women’s Colleges in Late Victorian England. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2000.
- Yanni, Carla. The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007.
- Bracklin, Edward. ‘Christmas for the Indian Youth’. The Carlisle Arrow. 27 December 1912, vol. 9 no. 17 edition. Cumberland County Historical Society.
- Astwood, H.C.C. ‘AFRICA’S REDEMPTION OR RELIGIOUS PATRIOTISM. SERMON PREACHED ON ALLEN’S DAY AT THE BRYN MAWR A.M.E. CHURCH, SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 14, ’97, BY REV. H.C.C. ASTWOOD, PASTOR.’ The Christian Recorder. 18 February 1897.
Additional Reading (By Section)
- Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr College Program, 1883-1894. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1894. http://archive.org/details/brynmawrprogram1894bryn.
- Dockray-Miller, Mary. Public Medievalists, Racism, and Suffrage in the American Women’s College. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69706-2.
- Lowe, Roy. “Anglo-Americanism and the Planning of Universities in the United States.” History of Education 15, no. 4 (1986): 247–59.
- Rhoads, James. Bryn Mawr College Annual Reports 1884-1894. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1894. https://repository.brynmawr.edu/bmc_annualreports/1/
- “Digital Collections – National Library of Medicine.” Accessed August 12, 2022. https://collections.nlm.nih.gov/bookviewer?PID=nlm:nlmuid-61360310R-bk.
- Emerick, Charles Franklin. “College Women and Race Suicide.” Political Science Quarterly 24, no. 2 (June 1909): 269. https://doi.org/10.2307/2140819.
- Lovett, Laura L. Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938. University of North Carolina Press, 2007. https://doi.org/10.5149/9780807868102_lovett.
- The New York Times. “MODERN WOMAN GETTING NEARER THE PERFECT FIGURE; Dr. Dudley A. Sargent of Harvard Denies That She Is Getting Masculine, But She Is Getting More Sensible.,” December 4, 1910, sec. Archives. https://www.nytimes.com/1910/12/04/archives/modern-woman-getting-nearer-the-perfect-figure-dr-dudley-a-sargent.html.
- Morton, Ella. “100 Years Ago, American Women Competed in Venus de Milo Look-Alike Contests.” Slate, January 6, 2017. https://slate.com/human-interest/2017/01/the-search-for-the-perfect-woman-100-years-ago-america-was-obssessed-with-venus-de-milo-look-alikes.html.
- “The Eugenics Archives.” Accessed August 12, 2022. https://eugenicsarchive.ca/.
- Zschoche, Sue. “Dr. Clarke Revisited: Science, True Womanhood, and Female Collegiate Education.” History of Education Quarterly 29, no. 4 (1989): 545. https://doi.org/10.2307/369063.
- Bois, W. E. B. Du, and Elijah Anderson. The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study. Philadelphia, UNITED STATES: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/brynmawr/detail.action?docID=3441429.
- Bryn Mawr College, Daniel C. Gilman, and James E. Rhoads. Addresses at the Inauguration of Bryn Mawr College. Philadelphia: Printed by Sherman & Co., 1886. https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001452485.
- Farrow, Barbara Alyce., and Catherine Drinker Bowen. The History of Bryn Mawr, 1683-1900. Bryn Mawr, Pa: Published by a Committee of Residents and The Bryn Mawr Civic Association, 1962.
- J. and J.G. Low Art Tile Works. Illustrated Catalogue of Art Tiles. [Chelsea? Mass.] : The Company, 1884. http://archive.org/details/illustratedcatal00jjgl.
- Morrow, Julie. ‘Adapting Against Assimilation: Recovering Anishinaabe Student Writings in Carlisle Indian School Periodicals, 1904–1918’. Australasian Journal of American Studies 40, no. 2 (2021): 71–102.
- Nielsen, Marianne O., and Barbara M. Heather. Finding Right Relations : Quakers, Native Americans, and Settler Colonialism. 1st ed. University of Arizona Press, 2022. https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv2fq53x6
- PHILLIPS-CUNNINGHAM, DANIELLE T. Putting Their Hands on Race: Irish Immigrant and Southern Black Domestic Workers. Rutgers University Press, 2020. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctv1jhvnbd.
- Rhoads, James E. and Indian Rights Association. Our next Duty to the Indians. Publications / Indian Rights Association ;1st Series. Philadelphia: Indian Rights Association, 1887. https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/101789422.
- Richter, Amy G. At Home in Nineteenth-Century America : A Documentary History. New York: New York University Press, 2015.
- Simonsen, Jane E. ‘“Object Lessons”: Domesticity and Display in Native American Assimilation’. American Studies (Lawrence) 43, no. 1 (2002): 75–99. https://www.jstor.org/stable/40643302#metadata_info_tab_contents
- VANWEST, C. ‘ACCULTURATION BY DESIGN: ARCHITECTURAL DETERMINISM AND THE MONTANA INDIAN RESERVATIONS, 1870—1930’. Great Plains Quarterly 7, no. 2 (1987): 91–102.I https://www.jstor.org/stable/23530978#metadata_info_tab_contents
- Wein, Roberta. ‘Women’s Colleges and Domesticity, 1875–1918’. History of Education Quarterly 14, no. 1 (1974): 31–48. https://doi.org/10.2307/367604.
- “Civilization and Enlightenment | Japan Module.” n.d. https://www.japanpitt.pitt.edu/glossary/civilization-and-enlightenment.
- “Meiji Period in Japan.” n.d. Facing History and Ourselves. https://www.facinghistory.org/nanjing-atrocities/nation-building/meiji-period-japan.
- JONES, CATHERINE A. “Women, Gender, and the Boundaries of Reconstruction.” Journal of the Civil War Era 8, no. 1 (2018): 111–31. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26381505
- PAREZO, NANCY J., and DON D. FOWLER. 2007. Anthropology Goes to the Fair: The 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. Edited by Regna Darnell and Stephen O. Murray. University of Nebraska Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt1djmg8d.
- Pamonag, Febe D. “Turn-of-the-Century Cross-Cultural Collaborations for Japanese Women’s Higher Education.” U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, no. 37 (2009): 33–56. https://www.jstor.org/stable/42772000
- Van Ells, Mark D. 1995. “Assuming the White Man’s Burden: The Seizure of the Philippines, 1898-1902.” Philippine Studies 43 (4): 607–22. https://www.jstor.org/stable/42634171