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Biography & Personal Papers



link to catalog page HATFIELD, Never Seen the Moon

Never Seen the Moon

The Trials of Edith Maxwell

Author: Sharon Hatfield
Pub Date: May 2009

The stranger-than-fiction case of Appalachia's "slipper slayer"   learn more...

link to catalog page FRIEDMAN, A Red Family

A Red Family

Junius, Gladys, and Barbara Scales

Author: Mickey Friedman
Pub Date: February 2009

The searing memoir of an American communist family   learn more...

link to catalog page KERNS, Scenes from the High Desert

Scenes from the High Desert

Julian Steward's Life and Theory

Author: Virginia Kerns
Pub Date: January 2009

A thorough analysis of Julian Steward’s life and work and the history of the discipline of anthropology during his lifetime   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

The Selected Papers of Jane Addams

vol. 2: Venturing into Usefulness, 1881-88

Author: Jane Addams Edited by Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, Barbara Bair, and Maree de Angury
Pub Date: January 2009

Documenting a transitional period in the life of the preeminent American social activist and writer   learn more...

link to catalog page JAN, Unbound Spirit

Unbound Spirit

Letters of Flora Belle Jan

Author: Flora Belle Jan
Pub Date: January 2009

The inner life of a sensitive and ambitious woman--an exceptional Chinese American flapper, writer, and journalist   learn more...

link to catalog page ADAMS, Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign Author: Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene
Pub Date: January 2008

The first analysis of suffragist Alice Paul's controversial rhetorical strategies   learn more...

link to catalog page TEMPERLEY, Bound for America

Bound for America

Three British Composers

Author: Nicholas Temperley
Pub Date: August 2008

Shedding light on three immigrant composers in an overlooked period of American music   learn more...

link to catalog page CUMMING, Devil's Game

Devil's Game

The Civil War Intrigues of Charles A. Dunham

Author: Carman Cumming
Pub Date: 2008

The first book-length study of one of the Civil War's most outlandish and mysterious characters   learn more...

link to catalog page DAVIS, My Sense of Silence

My Sense of Silence

Memoirs of a Childhood with Deafness

Author: Lennard J. Davis
Pub Date: 2008

A beautifully told and unique recollection of life as the child of immigrant Jews in the Bronx and as the child of deaf parents   learn more...

link to catalog page BEAUVOIR, Wartime Diary Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: December 2008

Provocative insights into Beauvoir's philosophical and personal development during wartime   learn more...

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