Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month!  To celebrate, we’d like to draw your attention to some of the great online primary source collections available from the Reed Library that are related to women’s history.  Note: you must be on-campus or using the proxy from off-campus in order to access these.

  • Gerritsen Collection: Women’s History Online
    A digital archive of books, pamphlets, and periodicals reflecting the revolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women’s rights with materials spanning four centuries and 15 languages.
    Coverage Dates: 1543 – 1945
  • Social and Cultural History: Letters and Diaries Online
    Collection of primary source documents drawn from letters, diaries, and oral histories. This database pulls together content from all of the Alexander Street Press Letters and Diaries databases including North American Women’s Letters and Diaries.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    A digital archive of historical primary documents and reference material.
    Coverage Dates: 1600 – 2000

Want to find out about more terrific resources for researching women’s history and gender issues?  Check out the resource guide for Gender and Women’s Studies.