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The images below represent bookplates designed by Lucy Maynard Salmon and Adelaide Underhill for their personal and professional use.

Lucy Maynard Salmon

Adams, Nicholas, Bonnie G. Smith, and Lucy Maynard Salmon. 2001. History and the Texture of Modern Life: Selected Essays. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Bohan, Chara H. 2004. Go to the Sources : Lucy Maynard Salmon and the Teaching of History. Vol. 20. New York: P. Lang.

Brown, Louise F. Apostle of Democracy; The Life of Lucy Maynard Salmon. New York and London: Harper & Brothers.

Lesbianism, Lesbian Feminism, Women’s Friendships and Social Networks, and Women’s Colleges in the Late 19th-early 20th Century US

Cott, Nancy F. 1977. The Bonds of Womanhood : "Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Deegan, Mary J. 1996. "Dear Love, Dear Love": Feminist Pragmatism and the Chicago Female World of Love and Ritual. Gender and Society 10, no. 5:590-607.

Duggan, Lisa. 1993. The Trials of Alice Mitchell: Sensationalism, Sexology, and the Lesbian Subject in Turn-of-the-Century America. Signs 18, no. 4:791-814.

Duggan, Lisa.  2000.  Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence, and American Modernity.  Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Elias, Megan. 2006. "Model Mamas": The Domestic Partnership of Home Economics Pioneers Flora Rose and Martha Van Rensselaer. Journal of the History of Sexuality 15, no. 1:65-88.

Faderman, Lillian. 1981. Surpassing the Love of Men : Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present. New York: Morrow.

Faderman, Lillian. 1999. To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America -- a History. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Freedman, Estelle B. 1998. "The Burning of Letters Continues": Elusive Identities and the Historical Construction of Sexuality. Journal of Women's History 9, no. 4:181.

Horowitz, Helen L. 1994. The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Inness, Sherrie A. 1994. Mashes, Smashes, Crushes, and Raves: Woman-to-Woman Relationships in Popular Women's College Fiction, 1895-1915. NWSA Journal 6, no. 1:48-68.

Lasser, Carol. 1988.  "Let Us Be Sisters Forever": The Sororal Model of Nineteenth-Century Female Friendship,” Signs, 14, no. 1:164- .

Mazaris, Angela. 2008. “Public Transgressions: The Reverend Phebe Hanaford and the ‘Minister’s Wife.’” in Tribades, Tommies and Transgressives; Histories of Sexualities, edited by Mary McAuliffe and Sonja Tiernan, 180-194. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Newman, Sally. The Archival Traces of Desire: Vernon Lee's Failed Sexuality and the Interpretation of Letters in Lesbian History.  Journal of the History of Sexuality, 14, no. 1/2:51-75.

Palmieri, Patricia A. 1995. In Adamless Eden: The Community of Women Faculty at Wellesley. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Rich, Adrienne. 1980. Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence. Signs 5, no. 4:631-660.

Rupp, Leila J. 1997. Sexuality and Politics in the Early Twentieth Century: The Case of the International Women's Movement. Feminist Studies 23, no. 3:577-605.

Sahli, Nancy. 1978. Smashing: Women's Relationships Before the Fall. Chrysalis 8, 17-27.

Schwarz, Judith. 1979.  "Yellow Clover": Katharine Lee Bates and Katharine Coman.  Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies 4, no. 1:59-67.

Smith-Rosenberg, Carroll. 1985. Disorderly Conduct: Visions of Gender in Victorian America. New York: A.A. Knopf.

Vicinus, Martha.  1992. "They wonder to which sex I belong": The historical roots of the modern lesbian identity.  Feminist Studies 18, no. 3:467-497.

Vicinus, Martha. 2004.  Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Wilk, Rona M. 2004. "What's a Crush?" A Study of Crushes and Romantic Friendships at Barnard College, 1900-1920. OAH Magazine of History 18, no. 4:20-22.