Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Eagle, Mary Kavanaugh Oldham, ed. The Congress of Women, Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U.S.A, 1893; with Portraits, Biographies and Addresses. The Congress of Women, Held in the Woman's Building Chicago: American; Conkey; Monarch; Benham, 1894. Denver: Westley, 1894. Chicago: Reeve; International, 1895.
824 pages of mixed material, with prosopographical illustrations of the Board of Lady Managers; incorporates a diverse “world” of women's biographical history. Many other volumes appeared to accompany the Congress and Exposition, including collections of female biographies for various states in the U.S (search bibliography by date). Rollin A. Edgerton and Helen Hood composed a musical score for the “quadro-centennial” published as The Columbian Woman [Chicago: s.n.], 1893.
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