Selected Digital Resources in Women's History

Fulltext Collections Available at UW-Parkside: All via the weblink "Reference Sources -- Women's Studies":

  • 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

  • Women's History in Wisconsin :

  • Turning Points in Wisconsin History (search for women):

  • Quick search page on the Research Portal (for people, images, local history & biography, or terms):

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

    University of Wisconsin Digital Collections :

  • The History of Women at the University of Wisconsin:

  • 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:

  • 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):


    For more links to women's history, see Women's History Resources, UW System Women's Studies Librarian's links:


    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:

    Phyllis Holman Weisbard, UW System Women's Studies Librarian
    February 13, 2007