- Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Observatory, 1856-1954. (Available in the Wolbach Library and digitized on archive.org).
- Bailey, Solon. The History and Work of Harvard Observatory 1839-1927. New York and London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1931.
- Hirshfeld, Alan. Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe. New York: Bellevue Literary Press, 2014.
- Hoffleit, Dorrit. Women in the History of Variable Star Astronomy. Cambridge, MA: AAVSO, 1993.
- Jones, Bessie Zaban and Lyle Gifford Boyd. The Harvard College Observatory: The First Four Directorships, 1839-1919. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971.
- Johnson, George. Miss Leavitt's Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe. New York: W.W.Norton & Co., 2005.
- Kuiper, Kathleen, ed. The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time. New York: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2010.
- Sobel, Dava. The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the Measure of the Stars. New York: Viking Books, 2016.
- Yost, Edna. American Women of Science. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1943.
- Yount, Lisa. A to Z of Women in Science and Math. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1999.
- Bailey, Wayne. "People on the Moon: Women." The Strolling Astronomer (Winter 2017), Volume 59, No. 1, p 48-57.
- Guerra, Cristela. "'Women computers' often couldn't use Harvard's telescope. They changed astronomy anyway." Boston Globe. August 11, 2017. Print and online. http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2017/08/10/women-computers-held-stars-their-hands/qfLYwpsNZdFNHyiY2igPNJ/story.html?s_campaign=8315
- Haley, Paul A. "Williamina Fleming and the Harvard College Observatory." The Antiquarian Astronomer, (June 2017), Issue 11, p. 2-32.
- McEchern, Maria C. "Every Star Speaks for Itself." Galactic Gazette (September 5, 2013), http://altbibl.io/gazette/every-star-speaks-for-itself/
- Nelson, Sue. "The Harvard Computers." Nature, Vol 455, p. 36-37(September 4, 2008), http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v455/n7209/pdf/455036a.pdf
- Siegel, Ethan. "Weekend Diversion: The Astronomer Who Brought Us the Universe." Starts With a Bang (March 8, 2015).
- Smith, Lindsay . “Antonia Maury.” Project Continua (March 15, 2015): Ver. 1, http://www.projectcontinua.org/antonia-maury/
- Smith, Lindsay. “Williamina Paton Fleming.” Project Continua (March 14, 2015): Ver. 1, http://www.projectcontinua.org/williamina-paton-fleming/
- Smith, Lindsay. “Annie Jump Cannon.” Project Continua (March, 15, 2015): Ver. 1, http://www.projectcontinua.org/annie-jump-cannon/
- "Dec 14, 1921: Henrietta Leavitt Buried in Cambridge." Mass Moments, Dec 14, 2017. https://www.massmoments.org/moment-details/henrietta-leavitt-buried-in-cambridge.html
- Cosmos featured many of these women in season 1 episode 8, "Sisters of the Sun."
- Silent Sky. Play by Lauren Gunderson http://laurengunderson.com/the-work/books/ and http://silentskyplay.tumblr.com/
"Forgotten Faces of Science: The Women Who Classified the Stars," William Wilson. Forbes.com. May 2, 2016.
"A Woman's Place at the Harvard Observatory." Lecture by Dava Sobel at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard Univesity. May 3, 2017. https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/video/dava-sobel-womans-place-harvard-observatory
- "Henrietta Leavitt: Unsung Heroine in Science" Produced by Columbia College Chicago. March, 2014. https://vimeo.com/89336217
- Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin interview with Owen Gingerich. Interview date: March 5, 1968. https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/oral-histories/4620
- "Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941): The Queen of Modern Astronomy." Rejected Princesses. 2015. http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/annie-jump-cannon
- "'Hidden Figures' of Astronomy At Harvard Take Center Stage In Play About Women 'Computers'." Andrea Shea, WBUR.org. March 13, 2017. Audio link: www.wbur.org/artery/2017/03/13/silent-sky-harvard-astronomy-women-computers
- "The Glass Universe," a presentation by Dava Sobel at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. March 16, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkAmZG-8eww
- The Ring of Truth, episode 6, "Doubt." Public Broadcasting Associates, copyright 1987 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhfUfxeh9Lg
- "Eclipse: Women of the Stars." Boston's WCVB 5 ABC, Boston Chronicle. Video: http://www.wcvb.com/article/eclipse-women-of-the-stars/12033566
- "A Team of Women is Unearthing the Forgotten Legacy of Harvard's Women 'Computers.'" Newman, Alex, Public Radio International's The World. July 27, 2017. Audio and web: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-07-27/team-women-are-unearthing-forgotten-legacy-harvard-s-women-computers
- "Harvard's Human Computers Reach for the Stars." HUB History podcast episode 53.December 10, 2017. Audio and web: http://www.hubhistory.com/episodes/episode-58-harvards-human-computers-reach-stars/
Archives and Libraries:
Schesinger Library at Radcliffe Institute:
- Dorrit Hoffleit Papers (MC529)
- "Women Working 1800-1930. “Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming (1857-1911).” Harvard University Library Open Collections Program. http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/fleming.html