Other Women's Voices: Translations of Women's Writing Before 1700
This website offers substantial excerpts and more than 120 writings from around the world. Its most valuable feature is this abundant accumulation of texts that women themselves have generated from such a wide array of times and places. The texts span from 2300 BCE to the early 18th century, with... [more]
Website last visited 2004-02-23.
Emory Women Writers Resource Project
This project is a collection of largely unedited texts by female authors from the 17th to the 20th centuries. There are 75 texts, most of them written in English in the United States and Great Britain. The majority of the authors are Caucasian, but the site also includes works by 12 Native... [more]
Website last visited 2004-03-16.
Canadian Women's History
Early Canadiana Online and Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions
This comprehensive database documents women's history in 19th-century Canada. It provides access to nearly 700 texts, including diaries, novels, travel writings, recipe books, histories, parliamentary acts and debates, medical and religious tracts, and sermons. "Canadian Women's History" allows... [more]
Website last visited 2004-05-21.
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive
University of Virginia
This archive is a fantastic collection of source materials pertaining to the 160 women and men accused of witchcraft in the late 17th-century in the Massachusetts Bay colony. The extensive material accessible here will be of great use to instructors focusing on such topics as New World... [more]
Website last visited 2004-11-17.
Mapping Margery Kempe: A Guide to Late Medieval Material and Spiritual Life
Sarah Stanbury and Virginia Raguin, College of the Holy Cross
Margery Kempe, an early 15th-century woman who desired to live a spiritual life, composed what is often recognized as the first English autobiography, The Book of Margery Kempe, in 1438. Kempe was married, the mother of 14 children, and illiterate, yet she attempted to lead a monastic life... [more]
Website last visited 2006-02-21.
From History to Herstory: Yorkshire Women's Lives Online, 1100 to the Present
West Yorkshire Archive Service, United Kingdom
This site showcases the lives of women in Yorkshire, England, from the 2nd century CE to the present day. The site presents 85,000 digitized images and microfilmed documents from the collections of the archives and libraries in and around Yorkshire. Among the women featured are some extremely well... [more]
Website last visited 2005-01-31.
Lisa M. Bitel, University of Southern California, and Katherine Gill, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
This database site has a clear mission statement: "to document the participation of Christian women in the religion and society of medieval Europe . . . [and] to collect and make available all existing data... [more]
Website last visited 2007-08-20.