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Batchelder, Nancy Barnard. “Growing Up in Peru (1815-1840.)” Vermont Quarterly, 21:1 : 3-9.

Canfield, Mary Grace. The Valley of the Kedron; The Story of The South Parish, Woodstock, Vt. South Woodstock: Kedron Associates, 1940.

Hemenway, Abby Maria, ed., The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, I, 20, 251, 970; III, 837, 884, 975; V, pt. 3, 251.

Household and Housekeeping  

Arnold, Seth Shaler. The intellectual housekeeper: a series of practical questions to his daughter, by a father, or hints to females on the necessity of thought in connection with their domestic labors and duties. Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Co., 1835.

Bingham, Mrs. A.H. "To Young Ladies," The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed., Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A. M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, III, 494.

Crowell, George E., ed. The household. Devoted to the interest of the American housewife [periodical]. Brattleboro: 1868-1884.

Emerson, Lucy, compiler. The New England cookery, or the art of dressing all kinds of flesh, fish and vegetables, and the best modes of making pastes, puffs, pies, tarts, puddings, custards and preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plumb to plain cake. Particularly adapted to this part of our country. Montpelier: Josiah Parks, 1808.

Fessenden, Thomas G. The Husbandman and Housewife, A Collection of Valuable Receipts and Directions Relating to Agriculture and Domestic Economy. Bellows Falls: printed by Bill Blake & Co., 1820.  

Allen, Ethan. [Opinions of.] Vermont Quarterly, 21:2: 138-139.

[Burlington women.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A. M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, I, 724.

[Chittenden, Elizabeth Meigs.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A. M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, I, 906.

Women's Work on Farms

Crockett, Walter Hill. History of Vermont. 5 vols. New York: The Century History Co., 1921-1923, 2, 48.

Hemenway, Abby Maria, ed. The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. 5 vols.  Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, I, 20, 39, 236, 1033; II, 1102.

"Letter from Revolutionary Soldier, Nathaniel Brown Dodge to His Wife, July 4, 1776." Vermont Quarterly, 21: 1 : 29-31.

[Wallace, Creusa.] C.S. Davis. "Just an Ordinary Woman." The Vermonter, 41 : 3 : 63-64.

Doctors and "Doctresses"

[Atwood, Dr. Louisa B.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, II, 79.

[Barrows, Dr. Katherine Isabel Hayes Chapin.] Madeleine B. Stern. So much in a lifetime: the story of Dr. Isabel Barrows. New York: Messner, 1964.

[Brown, Dr. Lucy Hall.] Clara E. Gary, M.D. "Woman in Medicine." The Vermonter, 1:5 : 106.

[Callender, Dr. Emma H.] Phoebe Peck. "Women Physicians and Their State Medical Societies." Journal of the American Medical Woman's Association, 20, 352.

[Conant, Dr. Harriet Beecher.] A woman of the century. Eds. Frances E. Willard and Mary A. Livermore. Buffalo, Chicago, New York: Charles Wells Moulton, 1893, p. 198.

[Gary, Dr. Clara Emerette.] Clara E. Gary, M.D. "Woman in Medicine." The Vermonter, 1:5 : 106.

[Gary, Dr. Clara Emerette.] Sketches of representative women of New England. Ed. Julia Ward Howe. Boston: New England Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

[Gavitt, Dr. Elmina M. Roy.] A woman of the century. Eds. Frances E. Willard and Mary A. Livermore. Buffalo, Chicago, New York: Charles Wells Moulton, 1893, pp. 315-16.

[Gleason, Dr. Rachel B.] Medical women of America; a short history of the pioneer medical women of America and of a few of their colleagues in England. Ed. Kate Campbell Mead. New York: Frobon Press, 1933, pp. 44-5.

[Hobson, Dr. Sarah Matilda.] Perry H. Merrill. Vermont under four flags. Montpelier: published by the author, 1975, p. 309.

Howard, Dr. Susan Emma Hertz. "Autobiographical Sketch of Emma Hertz Howard." Unpublished manuscript, Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier.

[Orcutt, Molly, Indian "doctress".] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1841, III, 315-6.

Riznik, Barnes. Medicine in New England, 1790-1840. Sturbridge: Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, Old Sturbridge, Inc., 1965, p. 10.

[Plantz, Dr. Laura.] "People of Putney." Unpublished manuscript completed by the Fortnightly Club of Putney, Vt. Putney Historical Society, 1953, pp. 31-32.

"Ripley, Dr. Martha George Rogers." Notable American women, 1607-1950. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1971, 3, 161-3.

[Ryder, Dr. Emma Brainerd.] Clara E. Gary, M.D. "Woman in Medicine." The Vermonter, 1:5: 106.

[Safford, Dr. Mary J.] Clara E. Gary, M.D. "Woman in Medicine." The Vermonter, 1, no. 5, 106.

[Safford, Dr. Mary J.] Woman's work in the Civil War: a record of heroism, patriotism, and patience. Eds. L.P. Brockett and Mary C. Vaughan.  Boston: McCurdy & Co., 1867.

[Vaughan, Dr. Harriet Parker.] "People of Putney." Unpublished manuscript compiled by the Fortnightly Club of Putney, Vt. Putney Historical Society, 1953, Putney, p. 32.

Midwives

[Griswold, Margery.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, II, 1008-10.

[Miller, Mrs. Hugh.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, 11, 279.

[Wallace, Creusa.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, II, 1102.

[Whitmore, Elizabeth.] Priscilla Smith Botti. "Elizabeth Whitmore; Midwife of Marlboro." Vermont History, 39: 98-100.

Nurses

[Brigham, Mrs. Elisha.] The Vermont Historical Gazetteer. Ed. Abby Maria Hemenway. 5 vols. Burlington: A.M. Hemenway, 1867-1891, IV, 182.

"Gibson, Anna Lemira." Makers of nursing history; portraits and pen sketches of one-hundred and nine prominent women. Ed. Meta Rutter Pennock. New York: Lakeside Publishing Co., 1940, 111.

"Hazen, Fanny Titus." Sketches of representative women of New England. Ed. Julia Ward Howe. Boston: New England Historical Publishing Co., 1904, pp. 466-9.

"Richards, Linda." Notable American women, 1607-1950. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1971, 3, 148-50.

Richards, Linda. Reminiscences of Linda Richards, America's first trained nurse. Boston: Whitcomb & Barrows, 1911.

Stewart, Ada Mayo. We who serve: a story of nursing in Vermont. Vermont State Nurses Association, 1941, pp. 72-3.

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