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Biography & Personal Papers



link to catalog page FRANZEN, Anna Howard Shaw

Anna Howard Shaw

The Work of Woman Suffrage

Author: Trisha Franzen
Pub Date: March 2014

A biography of a daughter of the frontier and a lifelong working woman who headed an "alternative family" and supported universal suffrage as the head of the NAWSA   learn more...

link to catalog page PEREZ ROSARIO, Becoming Julia de Burgos

Becoming Julia de Burgos

The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon

Author: Vanessa Pérez Rosario
Pub Date: November 2014

The poet's life and her place in Puerto Rican culture   learn more...

link to catalog page KALSHOVEN, Between Two Homelands

Between Two Homelands

Letters across the Borders of Nazi Germany

Author: Edited by Hedda Kalshoven
Pub Date: June 2014

How a family with members in Germany and in occupied Netherlands responded to the Nazi regime, World War II, and its aftermath   learn more...

link to catalog page GOINS, Blues All Day Long

Blues All Day Long

The Jimmy Rogers Story

Author: Wayne Everett Goins
Pub Date: September 2014

The life and music of one of the most influential Chicago blues figures   learn more...

link to catalog page GODFREY, C. Francis Jenkins, Pioneer of Film and Television Author: Donald G. Godfrey
Pub Date: April 2014

The achievements of a pioneer inventor of television and film   learn more...

link to catalog page WELLES, The Civil War Diary of Gideon Welles, Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy Author: Gideon Welles Edited by William E. Gienapp and Erica L. Gienapp
Pub Date: September 2014

The definitive edition of an essential Civil War document   learn more...

link to catalog page KITCH, Contested Terrain

Contested Terrain

Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Author: Sally L. Kitch
Pub Date: November 2014

A provocative exploration of women's lives in today's Afghanistan   learn more...

link to catalog page GREENE, Denise Levertov

Denise Levertov

A Poet's Life

Author: Dana Greene
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: November 2014

The powerful interconnections of poet Denise Levertov's life and work   learn more...

link to catalog page ARMFIELD, Eugene Kinckle Jones

Eugene Kinckle Jones

The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Author: Felix L. Armfield
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2014

The biography of an important agent for black social change in the early twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page HENDRICKS, Fannie Barrier Williams

Fannie Barrier Williams

Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Author: Wanda A. Hendricks
Pub Date: January 2014

The biography of a key activist of the Progressive Era   learn more...

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