Selected Digital Resources in Women's History


Fulltext Collections Available at UW-Parkside: All via the weblink "Reference Sources -- Women's Studies": http://www.uwp.edu/departments/library/collections/ref/refwomen.htm:

  • Gerritsen Collection: Women's History Online 1543-1945

  • North American Women's Letters and Diaries; also British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

  • Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000

     

    Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Collections, via http://www.wisconsinhistory.org

  • Women's History in Wisconsin : http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/topics/womenshistory/

  • Turning Points in Wisconsin History (search for women): http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/

  • Quick search page on the Research Portal (for people, images, local history & biography, or terms): http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/research.asp

    [For more citations, see Wisconsin Women's History bibliography, by Phyllis Holman Weisbard.]

    University of Wisconsin Digital Collections : http://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/Collections.shtml

  • The History of Women at the University of Wisconsin: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/UW/subcollections/UWWomenAbout.shtml

  • Willard, Frances Elizabeth, 1839-1898. Occupations for women: a book of practical suggestions for the material advancement, the mental and physical development, and the moral and spiritual uplift of women.Cooper Union, N.Y.: The Success Co., 1897: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/History/History-idx?type=header&id=History.WillaOccup

  • Browse the UWDC for more items of interest in the decorative arts, history, and other collections.

     

    Digital Collections of Primary Sources (from American Women's History: A Research Guide): http://www.mtsu.edu/%7Ekmiddlet/history/women/wh-digcoll.html

     

    For more links to women's history, see Women's History Resources, UW System Women's Studies Librarian's links: http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/WomensStudies/hist.htm

     

    Be creative. Try Google Book Search. There are thousands of books out of copyright that are available in full, with more coming all the time: http://books.google.com/


    Phyllis Holman Weisbard, UW System Women's Studies Librarian
    pweisbard@library.wisc.edu
    February 13, 2007