A selected sampling of her writings, one being a character sketch of John D. Rockefeller that was written for McClure’s Magazine, and photographs from the collection. Several of these documents are unpublished works, others have been out of print for decades, and some are from Allegheny College’s publications.
The papers of Ida M. Tarbell have been digitized and are available to the public.
- The College Graduate in Her Community: Found in the Tarbell Collection as a galley proof, the ultimate publication source of this document was v. 24, n.1 of the The Journal of the American Association of University Women.
- What I should Like to Tell June Graduates: A manuscript found in the Tarbell Collection. It is the draft version of a commencement address for Allegheny College class of 1913.
- Life at the Sorbonne: in Women’s Edition of The Campus, v.11, n.15 (June 18, 1895).
- What a Factory Can Teach a Housewife: in Association Monthly by the YWCA of the USA. v. 10, n.11, pp.422-423.
- John D. Rockefeller: A Character Study (Part 1): in McClure’s Magazine. July 1905, pp.-249.
- Founders Day: in Allegheny College Bulletin. March-May 1923, pp.10-16
- Death of an Alumna: Ida Tarbell’s obituary in Allegheny College Bulletin. April 1944, p.4.