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Harriet Bishop: Pioneer, Teacher, & Womens Advocate: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"Harriet Bishop, Frontier Teacher," by Zylpha S. Morton.
In Minnesota History vol. 28, no. 2 (June 1947): pp. 132-141.
MNHS call number: electronic version

"Harriet Bishop: A Doer and a Mover," by Norma Sommerdorf.
In Minnesota History vol. 55, no. 7 (fall 1997): pp. 320-323.
MNHS call numberelectronic version

"No Grass Beneath Her Feet: Harriet Bishop and Her Life in Minnesota," by Norma Sommerdorf. 
In Ramsey County History, vol. 32, no. 2 (summer 1997): pp. 16-21.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F612.R22 R3 v32:2

"Harriet Bishop: St. Paul's First Teacher."

In Roots, vol. 2, no. 1 (fall 1973): p. 12.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F602 .A28 v.2:1

Harriet Bishop and the Chesapeake Disaster, by Brenda L. Thomas. 
In Minnesota History, 64/2 (summer 2014), pages 68-69.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F601.5 .M66 v.64:2

Literature: Minnesota: 'Floral Home, or, First Years of Minnesota'
is the title of a book by Harriet Bishop, published by Sheldon, Blakeman & Co., …
1-page review of Bishop's book
In Life Illustrated: A Journal of Entertainment, Improvement, and Progress, vol. 4 (new series), no. 20 (Sept. 12, 1857): front page [p. 153].
MNHS call number: FOLIO F609 .B6213 1857



The War in Words: Reading the Dakota Conflict Through the Captivity Literature, by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.
MNHS call number: E83.86 .D47 2009

More Than Petticoats. Remarkable Minnesota Women, by Bonnye E. Stuart.
Guilford, Conn.: TwoDot, 2004.
MNHS call number: CT3262.M6 S78 2004
Women of Minnesota: Selected Biographical Essays, edited by Barbara Stuhler and Gretchen Kreuter.
St. Paul, Minn: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1998.
MNHS call number: Reading Room HQ1438.M6 W65 1998, also available for purchase.


Two Bold Women: Shaping the Course of the State, audio cassette with filmstrip. 
Brimson, Minn.: Midwest Visuals, 1974.
This recording takes a look at the roles played by women in the development of Minnesota, concentrating on the work of Harriet Bishop and Jane Grey Swisshelm.
**The filmstrip is not playable, the kit includes an audio recording and a transcript. 
MNHS call number: Library Kit 12

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