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Books from the Library: Women's History
Do a subject search using the subject headings below to find primary sources in the Peninsula Library System Catalog.
- personal narratives
These are examples of some of library books that include primary sources:
Recommended Websites: Women in American History
Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education. College Women is a searchable collection of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, and photographs from the archives of a select group of the earliest women’s colleges in the United States, the Seven Sisters.
Library of Congress' Primary Sources set for Women's Suffrage, intended for classroom use and with resources.
Women Working, 1800–1930
A digital exploration of women's impact on the economic life of the United States between 1800 and the Great Depression. Working conditions, workplace regulations, home life, costs of living, commerce, recreation, health and hygiene, and social issues are among the issues documented in this online research collection from Harvard University.
Recommended Websites: Women in World History
Women In World History
Browse more than 200 primary sources by region or try the advanced search.
A scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE. Part of Ohio State University.
Epistolae: Medieval Women's Letters
Letters to and from women dating from the 4th to the 13th century AD. These letters from the Middle Ages, written in Latin, are presented with English translations and are organized by the women participating. Biographical sketches of the women and descriptions of the subject matter or the historic context of the letter is included where available. Part of Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, Columbia University.
Women's History Sourcebook
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