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Spring 2009, C. Shelton
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Smith College field hockey team, 1905. Photographer unknown.

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Background Reading and Leads on Sources

Use scholarly encyclopedias and dictionaries, such as those below, for an overview of your topic, definitions, a list of suggested readings, and (sometimes) a lead on related primary source material.
Encyclopedia of American Social History (3 vols.)
Call Number: Neilson ref HN 57 E58 1993

Encyclopedia of American Studies (4 vols.)
Call Number: Neilson ref E 169.1 .E625 2001

American National Biography (24 vols.)
Call Number: Neilson ref CT 213 .A68 1999

Encyclopedia of Women and Sports
Call Number: Neilson ref GV 709 .S44 1996

Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture (4 vols.)
Call Number: Neilson ref E 169.1 .G7555 2002

A to Z of American Women in Sports
Call Number: Science ref GV 697.A1 E28 2002

Encyclopedia of Sports in America: A History from Foot Races to Extreme Sports
Call Number: Science ref GV 583 .E64 2009

Encyclopedia of Title IX and Sports
Call Number: Neilson ref GV 709.18.U6 M58 2007

Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement
Call Number: Neilson ref GV 721.5 .B83 2006

Outstanding Women Athletes: Who They Are and How They Influenced Sports in America
Call Number: Science ref GV 697.A1 W69 1998 & Sophia Smith Collection

Women's Sports Encyclopedia
Call Number: Neilson & Science ref GV 709 .W589 1997

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