1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Women pioneers--United States.

  1. National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. Colonial and Pioneer Women Project records, 1852-1982

    200 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    National organization, founded in 1891, composed of women who are descended from an ancestor who came to reside in an American colony before 1750, and whose services were rendered during the Colonial Period. Chiefly essays on the lives of colonial and pioneer women written for the Colonial and Pioneer Women Project by members of state organizations and submitted to the society's National Historical Activities Committee. Subjects of the essays are women of local prominence or ancestors of the authors.