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Emory Women Writers Resource Project
Emory University

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.

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Pauline Johnson Archive
McMaster University

This site is devoted to the life and writings of Emily Pauline Johnson (also known as Tekahionwake). Johnson, the daughter of a Mohawk father and an English mother, was one of Canada's most successful entertainers at the turn of the 20th century, and the first Native poet published in Canada. This... [more]

Website last visited 2004-05-04.

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Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World
Sweet Briar College, Virginia

This site offers an archive of speeches by "influential, contemporary women." Almost all of the speeches in the collection come directly from the authors themselves or from the organizations representing them and have not been published elsewhere. The main focus is the period since 1900, although... [more]

Website last visited 2004-04-23.

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Women's Library: Suffrage Banners Collection
Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS)

This collection offers early 20th-century suffrage banners and associated artwork. There is a short (400 word) introduction to the collection while the collection proper is accessed via the AHDS search engine. Users must [more]

Website last visited 2004-05-12.

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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.

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Victorian Women Letters Project
University of British Columbia, Canada

This review references two additional websites:

Letters of a Victorian Lady
Francis Barnard

Victorian Women Writers Project
Indiana... [more]

Website last visited 2004-06-07.

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Regency Fashion Page
Catherine Decker

This sprawling site is part of the personal website of Catherine Decker, author of scholarly work in several fields, including 18th-century gender and literature. The site contains more than 400 images of late 18th- and early 19th-century European fashions reproduced from fashion books of the... [more]

Website last visited 2004-11-03.

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African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
New York Public Library

With increasing access to education and higher rates of literacy, African Americans entered a period of literary productivity in the second half of the 19th century. This website helps promote access to many works by female writers from this period. The texts allow readers to reconstruct both the... [more]

Website last visited 2004-11-17.

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Jewish Women's Archive
Jewish Women's Archive

The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), a national non-profit organization, seeks to “uncover, chronicle and transmit the rich legacy of North American Jewish women.” This group of Boston-based historians and educators ably accomplishes this objective through its online exhibits, oral history... [more]

Website last visited 2004-11-17.

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The Ladies: A Journal of the Court, Fashion, and Society
Virginia H. Cope and Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia

The Ladies, a weekly newspaper published in London for nine months beginning in 1872, offered women advice on fashion, housekeeping, employment, and political activism. This selection of intriguing reproductions from the press will be a good resource for instructors focusing on women’s... [more]

Website last visited 2004-11-17.

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British Women Playwrights Around 1800
Thomas C. Crochunis and Michael Eberle-Sinatra

This site attempts to make accessible plays written by women in the Romantic era. Site authors Crochunis and Eberle-Sinatra, both literary scholars, have collected, edited, and presented 18 plays not previously available to a broad audience. The site is directed to scholars and artists interested... [more]

Website last visited 2004-12-07.

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Louisa's World
Dale McLare, Brook House Press

Louisa's World presents readers with an accessible, interesting primary source document: the diary of a young Nova Scotia woman, Louisa Sarah Collins, recorded between August 1815 and January 1816. Instructors will find this an engaging and user-friendly site that presents a candid... [more]

Website last visited 2005-01-11.

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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.

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British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832
Shields Library, University of California, Davis

This site has amassed a scholarly archive of poetry by 76 British and Irish women poets. The works cover the period from the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 to the year that Britain passed its Great Reform Act,... [more]

Website last visited 2005-03-22.

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Tighsolas: Nicholson Family Letters
Dorothy Nixon

This site documents the middle class Nicholson family during their struggle through a period of financial difficulty in Richmond, Quebec, in the first decades of the 20th century. It presents a collection of 300 letters and does a superb job of contextualizing the ways that the period’s broader... [more]

Website last visited 2006-05-18.

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The Victorian Women Writers Project
Indiana University

This remarkable collection offers 200 texts by approximately 60 Victorian women writers. Few of these authors are well known today, but they made important contributions to the reading material of the era. Many of these works were not easily available before the introduction of this well-organized... [more]

Website last visited 2004-01-29.