The resources listed on this "Getting Started" tab should help you establish some basic context for the object that you will be researching for the "Life of an Object" assignment. However, you then should proceed to the "Researching Material Culture" tab to use more specialized resources.
These subject encyclopedias look specifically at women and gender in the premodern period.
Your professor has placed these books on reserve in Collins Library. To check out one of these books, just bring the title and call number of the book you need, plus your University of Puget Sound ID, to the Circulation Desk.