There is not much that I can add to the
wonderful information that is already out there on the web about
Pleasant Company and the American Girls dolls. But I tried! :) For those who collect the
American Girls Collection, historical dolls, I have created a
quick reference to the outfits:
The American Girls Collection Outfit
There are many websites devoted
to American Girl. Here are some of the best:
Society of American Girl Collectors
site has a newsletter and other fun things on her site.
These guides are like having a complete
collection of past AG catalogs, but easily searchable and
Guide to American Girl Doll Collecting, by Curt Danhauser. Another
excellent reference that is professionally done, visually appealing and
very easy to navigate. The Wish List generator is particularly fun and
the information on retired items is very complete.
American Girl Playthings
website is for collectors of all things American Girl: Historicals, Just
Like You Dolls, Bitty Baby, Angelina Ballerina, Coconut and the other
smaller collections that American Girl has had over the years. There is
also a message board which has excellent reviews of AG items and is very
There is an excellent
buyer's guide on eBay called "Collectible
American Girl Dolls: An Insider's Guide". It tells you how to date a
doll, how to evaluate it's condition, etc.
History in Miniature" site has wonderful comparisons of "Pre-Mattel"
vs. "Mattel" dolls, excellent pictures of her own doll collection,
wonderful storage and display ideas and more.
American Girl has a a great section on their
An even better "History
of American Girl" is at the AG Playthings website.
American Girl Fans Message Board is a very active group of young
collectors who always know what's new and coming up from American Girl
long before anyone else!
American Girl Playthings Message Board is another excellent source
of American Girl chat.
In addition to these message boards, you can also discuss American
Girl dolls on
AGBuddies2 at YahooGroups
and several other YahooGroups you can find by searching.
Girl Doll Resources is a site with links to other American
More great links (for all dolls) can be found at
the Doll Links
blog. Search for "American Girl" to find the ones specifically for