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Women in Maryland Collections

Including collections relating to women’s lives and experiences within the state of Maryland, with a particular emphasis on political papers collections; organizational and business records; and family and personal papers. The focus is on nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but other time periods are included. Many of the book, serial and archival holdings can be found by seaching the catalog and ArchivesUM.

Collection highlights

Connie Morella papers

Jennie Forehand papers

League of Women Voters of Maryland archives

Maryland Association for Family and Community Education archives

Brooke Family papers

Preston Family papers

Archival Materials

Women's Studies

Research Guides

Women in Maryland

Women and the American Civil War

Additional Resources

Politics and Civic Activities

Riversdale House Museum essays (Rosalie Calvert)

Group photograph of Montgomery County Home Extension from 1927