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Women's & Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies research takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of gender, its function in cultures and societies, and its intersections with race and class.

Highlighting Florida Women


Selected Books 


Selected Resources


Special Issue: Women's Activism in Twentieth-Century Florida: Florida Historical Quarterly. Volume 77 Issue 4. Spring 1999.


Aldrich, Corinna B, Ellen B. Anderson, James M. Denham, and Keith L. Huneycutt. Echoes from a Distant Frontier: The Brown Sisters' Correspondence from Antebellum Florida. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004. Library West: F315. A43 2004

Blackman, Lucy Worthington. Women of Florida. Jacksonville, FL: Southern Historical Pub. Associates, 1940. Library West, F 310 .B58 (2 volumes.)

Burg, Mary Ann, Kevin McCarthy, Phyllis Meek, Constance L. Shehan, Anita Spring, Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig, and Betty W. Taylor. Women at the University of Florida. Gainesville, Fla. : University of Florida's 150th Anniversary Committee, 2003. UF LIBRARY WEST General LD 1793.W62 2003

Green, Elna C. Looking for the New Deal: Florida Women's Letters During the Great Depression. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007. Library West:  F 316 .L66 2007

Hewitt, Nancy A. Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001. Library West: HQ1439 .T36 H487 2001

Macdonald, Peggy. Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida's Environment. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2014. Library West: GE56 .C37 M33 2014

Moseley, Julia D, Julia W. Moseley, and Betty P. Crislip. Come to My Sunland: Letters of Julia Daniels Moseley from the Florida Frontier, 1882-1886. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1998. Library West: F319 .L56 M67 1998

Revels, Tracy. J. Grander in Her Daughters: Florida Women During the Civil War. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 2004. Library West:  E 628 .R485 2004

Who's Who and Why of Successful Florida Women. Winter Park: Currier Davis Publishing, Inc., 1985. Library West, Reference:  F 310 .W565

Wright, E. Lynn. More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women. Guilford, CT: TwoDot, 2001. Library West: CT 3260 .W75 2001.

Collections in Rare Books, Smathers Library:  African American Women Writers:


Resources @ George A. Smathers Libraries Special & Area Studies Collections and IR


Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies Research Collection


Irene Thompson - Papers

Mary Sue Koeppel: - Papers

Mary L. Elmendorf Papers:

Also see: From Southern Belle to Global Rebel: Memoirs of Anthropologist and Activist Mary Lindsay Elmendorf

UF LIBRARY WEST General Collection -- CT229.E46 2012

Margaret Dreier Robins Papers:

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