Research

At heart, the WHM Project hopes to inspire interest in the women who have played such a formative role in Montana history. The resources listed below can be used in an educational or personal settings to encourage new research.

Articles from Montana The Magazine of Western History

The WHM Project has made articles regarding Montana women available for free download. Click here for more information.

Research Bibliographies

The WHM team has compiled several research bibliographies filled with materials regarding Montana women. Click here to see them!

Research Awaiting Scholars

Seeking inspiration? The following projects have received little scholarly attention.

Women’s History Matters Essay Contest

In honor of the centennial of woman suffrage in Montana, the Women’s History Matters Essay Prize Committee at the University of Montana, Montana State University and the Montana Historical Society are sponsoring a call for entries for the Women’s History Matters Essay Competition. They invite submissions that explore western and Montana history from a variety of perspectives: comparative studies of women in Montana and the West, Native American women’s histories, studies of women’s roles in social movements and institution building, biographical accounts of individual women, feminist historical analyses of forces shaping Montana and the West, and more contemporary accounts of women’s social and political action into the late twentieth century. Deadline for submission is October 31, 2014. Learn more here.

Women’s History Matters Student Essay Contest

In honor of the centennial of woman suffrage in Montana, the Women’s History Matters Essay Prize Committee and the Montana Historical Society are sponsoring a student essay competition. They invite submissions from graduate students and current and recent undergraduate and graduate students that explore comparative studies of women in Montana and the West, Native American women’s histories, studies of women’s roles in social movements and institution building, biographical accounts of individual women, feminist historical analyses of forces shaping Montana and the West, and more contemporary accounts of women’s social and political action into the late twentieth century. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2014. Learn more here.

 

 

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