Gilman in 1900Past issues of the Gilman Society Newsletter
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society official website of the scholarly organization for studying Gilman. Information about her, the Society, membership benefits, Society-sponsored conferences, and the Gilman ListServ. Links to online resources, our annual newsletter, and other organizations of interest to Gilman scholars and readers.
A thorough Research Guide (including bibliography and information on major manuscript collections)
The Yellow Wallpaper Site (built by Daniel Anderson and his students at the University of Texas, 1995; a variety of resources and discussions related to this story)
Scribbling Women (biography, plus a variety of resources relating to the radio-play adaptation of "The Yellow Wall-Paper" dramatized by Laura Harrington, including the play itself in RealAudio format)
The National Women's Hall of Fame (brief biography)
MSN Encarta Entry (brief encyclopedia listing)
Heath Anthology suggestions for teaching Gilman's work
Discussion questions about Herland (prepared by Catherine Lavendar, CUNY)
American Literature Research and Analysis Web Site (page on "The Yellow Wallpaper" includes critical essays, annotated bibliographies, and the text of the story with hyperlinks to the "primary symbols and images")
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature: A Research and Reference Guide, Chapter 6: Late Nineteenth Century - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) (Selected bibliography and study questions prepared by Paul P. Reuben)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935): Her life and work as a social scientist and feminist. by Mary Beekman
A short bibliography of works by and about Gilman
Suffrage Songs and Verses. The online version of one of Gilman's two collected poetry books. Not available anywhere else except on microfiche.
A study guide/journal questions on Herland by Dr. Elisa Kay Sparks





The following links are to major manuscript collections of Gilman's work, correspondence, etc. See the special collections pages. For contact information on other collections that are not listed online, see the research guide at this link.

Bancroft Library@ the University of California, Berkeley
John Hay Library @ Brown University
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America @ Radcilffe University -- the largest and most complete collection of Gilman's work. See also the Finding Aid at the Schlesinger Library and the extensive biography prepared for the finding aid by Eva Moseley (note: this finding aid moves occasionally, so it's hard to keep a link active... if this link did not work, please let me know).
Vassar College Library

Page first created December 28, 1998. Last Update: May 2003

Note: Links frequently move, or disappear entirely. No links collection is ever easy to update. If one of the above links doesn't work, try another. If you still can't find what you need, try a good search engine-- I like the Mamma Search Engine for new pages, and but some links will be "so-so". Then, remember to try the library! Not everything is available online. You sometimes need to pick up a real book.