Women's History Links

Please send suggestions for additional links to -- thank you.

Our appreciation to Jone Johnson Lewis who located and researched a number of these sites.

Researching Historic UU Women

Canadian Unitarian Universalist Women's History
This comprehensive site includes information about historic women, and a number or ways to be involved in the preservation of UU Canadian Women' History.

Women in American Religious History

Women with Liberal Religious Connections

Universalist Faith

Unitarian Universalist Historical Society

UUs on Postage Stamps

Famous Unitarian Universalists

Writing UU Women Back into History

Worcester Women's History Project

Transcendentalist Women part I and II

Harvard Divinity School Guide to Women's Studies

A Unitarian Universalist Reading List (General UU background)

Women's History and Religion

Researching Historic Women
Women's History

Women Reformers

National Women's Hall of Fame

Academic Information on Women's History

A Research Guide to American Women's History

A History of Women in America

Women's Work in the 19th Century

Women and Social Movemements in the US 1830-1930

Biography Collections

Researching Individual Women
In addition to the sites below, articles on the following women can be found in the Dictionary of Unitarian and Universalist Biography:
Abigail Adams, Hannah Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Harriot Stanton Blatch, Olympia Brown, Florence Buck, Celia Burleigh, Augusta Chapin, Maria Weston Chapman and the Weston sisters, Lydia Maria Child, Maria Cook, Deborah Davis, Abigail Eliot, Sallie Ellis, Margaret Fuller, Caroline Gilman, Elizabeth Hoar, Edith Holden, Mary Austin Holley, Julia Ward Howe, Lydia Jenkins, Mary Livermore, Harriet Martineau, Charlotte Masaryk, the Peabody Sisters, Sylvia Plath, Olive Higgins Prouty, Sarah Ripley, Lady Frances Russell, Mary Augusta Safford, May Sarton, Caroline Severance, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Frances Wayland Wood. More women's biographies are in preparation.

Louisa May Alcott

Susan B. Anthony (women's rights activist)

Anna Laetitia Barbauld

Clara Barton

Antoinette Brown Blackwell (first ordained woman minister)

Elizabeth Blackwell

Olympia Brown (early ordained woman minister)

Prudence Crandall

Dorothea Dix (reformer)

Fannie Farmer (cook and author)

Eliza Lee Cabot Follen

Margaret Fuller (author)

Phebe Ann Coffin Hanaford

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Julia Ward Howe

Harriet Martineau (English feminist)

Maria Mitchell

Judith Sargent Murray (philosopher, religious leader, playwright)
The Sargent House Museum was built for Judith Sargent Murray and has been open as a historic house museum since 1917. The museum's collections contain many objects and documents which relate to Murray. The web site can be found at

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (educator)

Lucy Stone (feminist)

UU Women's Groups
Association of Universalist Women: Revitalizing UU Women's Groups
Dramatic Productions
Nancy Engel Productions, Famous Women in History: including Susan B. Anthony and Clara Barton

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