North American Women's Letters and Diaries

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Primary-source material documenting women's experience in the United States. When complete the collection will include approximately 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries from women writing from Colonial times to 1950, plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials. Drawn from more than 1,000 sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings, much of the material is in copyright. All age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous and the not so famous are all represented. More than 1,500 biographies will enhance the use of the database.

Coverage: Colonial to 1950 Access: USU & Eastern


United States History; Colonial History; Women's Studies; Gender Studies; Genealogy

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