Guide to National Women and Media

Other Resources



Many of the State Historical Society’s holdings are included in Merlin, the shared library catalog of the four University of Missouri campuses. The best terms to search for sources about the history of women working in the media are simply “women,” and “women in media."

Historic Missourians

The Society’s Historic Missourians website contains biographies of a number of women who made significant contributions in the field of media.

Digital Collections

National Women and Media Collection

The National Women and Media Collection includes records of women’s organizations and professional and personal papers of women journalists, editors, newspaper and magazine publishers, journalism and mass communication educators, press secretaries, and public relations personnel, as well as radio, television, and film producers and personalities.

The digital collection contains the diaries of Los Angeles Times editorial writer Kay Mills, as well excerpts from interviews conducted by Mills.