New Research on the Sisterhood

Here you will find longer scholarly pieces relating to Maud’s beautiful sisterhood of books and the contexts that inform it.

Check the annotated bibliography for information about published works, or use the links to discover new research published here for the first time here.

Please consider contributing to this page. We welcome suggestions for published research we should add to our bibliography. And we’re eager to hear your ideas for new research topics you’d like to develop for submission. More information about contributing to This Beautiful Sisterhood is available here.

Bibliography of Published Work

Katherine Adams. “Becoming Global: Gender, Race, and Cognitive Mapping at the 1884 World’s Fair,” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 8, no. 1 (2020): 11-41.

Miki Pfeffer. Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women’s Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World’s Fair, University of Mississippi Press, 2014.

Susan Tucker. “Julia Ward Howe, Maud Howe, and an Archival Legacy: Recordkeeping and the Library of Women’s Books at the 1884 Cotton Centennial,” Libraries: Culture, History, and Society 5, no. 1 (2021): 1-23.