Further Research

Archival Sources

The Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive collects and makes visible the history of women at Brown University and at Pembroke College in Brown University, the post-graduate lives of Brown Alumnae, and women in Rhode Island, spanning from the 19th century to the present. Materials include correspondence, diaries, photographs, yearbooks, and other memorabilia. 

Images of Brown  contains digitized photographs of the people, buildings, and activities of Brown University.

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

The University Archives at the John Hay Library 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

A History of Women of Brown United by Mimi Pichey '72


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)