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Women in North Carolina

General Resources

  • Government and Heritage Library Resources
    The Government and Heritage Library has many resources about women in North Carolina in the catalog.
  • NC Digital Collections
    The Government & Heritage Library and NC State Archives have a number of digital resources about women in the North Carolina Digital Collections. Try an advanced search on "Women" in the title or subject fields.
  • NCpedia
    Read about women in North Carolina's history in our online encyclopedia.
  • North Carolina Museum of History Women's History Timeline
    Designed with students in mind, this online resource lists important dates for women’s history in North Carolina.

    The first book published in North Carolina was written by a woman, Winifred Marshall Gales. This book is entitled Matlida Berkely; or, Family Anecdotes and a digitized version is available through the North Carolina Digital Collections.

G.R. Little Library

Elizabeth City State University