Further Research

Archival Sources

Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives Housed at the John Hay Library, materials in the Farnham Archives document the historical experiences of women at Brown University (including the Women's College and Pembroke College) and in the state of Rhode Island. They include correspondence, diaries, photographs, yearbooks, and other memorabilia. 

Images of Brown  A new archive of digitized photographs of the people, buildings, and activities of Brown University.

Pembroke Record Digitized and fully searchable, the Record was the newspaper of the Women's College and Pembroke College, published from 1922 to 1970.

University Archives Also at the John Hay Library, the University Archives documents the intellectual, social, cultural, and visual history of Brown University from its beginnings in 1764 to the present through official records, the papers of Brown's presidents, administrators, faculty, and alumnae/i, the records of student organizations, and university publications. 


A Brief History of Women at Brown University

Women's Archives and Women's History   
Remarks by Joan Wallach Scott on the dedication of the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives, October 10, 1986.

The Rhode Island Society for Collegiate Education of Women and the History of the Funding of Pembroke Hall, 1897 

A Brief History of Women's Sports at Pembroke College and Brown University


Pembroke Hall Rededication, 2008

Remembering Pembroke Hall


Polly Welts Kaufman, ed. The Search for Equity: Women at Brown University, 1891-1991 (1991)

Grace Hawk, Pembroke College in Brown University; The First Seventy-Five Years (1966)

Anne T. Weeden, The Women's College in Brown University, Its Origin and Development (1912)