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Gender & Sexuality Studies

Primary Sources

Primary Sources for Women's Studies

The Princeton University Library is a tresure-trove of primary materials for the study of women's lives and issues.  To identify those related to a paricular topic, the Main Catalog can be searched in GUIDED mode.  For example, enter women, woman girl? wives wife sister mother in one box, and choose ANY OF THESE and then SUBJECT as search types.  In a second box, enter diary diaries, letter? and choose ANY OF THESE and then KEYWORD search types.  Finally, enter a topic, name or event in the third box to describe the focus of your search.  Many entries found will be in printed book format, some in Microform and some online..