The Education of the Southern Belle: Higher Education and Student Socialization in the Antebellum South by Farnham, Christie Anne
Call Number: LC1757 .F37 1994
Includes references to Hollins Institute
Here are some books and articles that I have found useful in my research relating to the history of women in higher education. I will add titles as I come across them. This is not intended to be a comprehensive bibliography.
Stronger and Thus Saner: the Athleticization of College Women in Late 19th Century America. by Williams, Roxanne Lyn
Call Number: Archives: A-4: Reference File
Honors thesis (CT: Wesleyan Univ., 1995)
College girls: bluestockings, sex kittens, and coeds, then and now by Peril, Lynn
Call Number: LC 1756 .P47 2006
Includes information about The Spinster, the Hollins yearbook.
Yards and gates : gender in Harvard and Radcliffe history by edited by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Call Number: LD2160 .Y37 2004
Hollins alumna and 3rd president Bessie Carter Randolph attended Radcliffe for her Master's degree.
Unheard Voices; the First Historians of Women by Scott, Ann Firror, ed.
Call Number: HQ1438.A13 U54 1993
Pub. by UVA, 1993
The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Educaton in the Twentieth-Century Amercan South by McCandless, Amy Thompson