About Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

Women's Studies Archive: Women's Issues and Identities

This collection, the first in the Women’s Studies Archive, traces the path of women’s issues from past to present—pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the foundation of women’s movements, struggles and triumphs, and provides researchers with valuable insights.

Women's Studies Collection

As a comprehensive academic-level archival resource, with a focus on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. Includes more than one million never-before-digitized pages of primary source material.

Discover content from resources like The British Library, New York Public Library, The National Women’s History Project, the London School of Economics, Women's Library and many more. Covers important topics including: the history of feminist theory and activism; domestic culture; lay and ordained church women; women in industry; women’s sexuality and gender expression; women’s education; women’s movements; women’s health and mental health; women and law; women and the control of their bodies; and women’s roles and interactions within society.

You can search this resource through Gale Primary Sources which allows you to simultaneously search several other historical newspapers at the same time including The Archives of Sexuality and Gender.

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