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Women's History

African-American Women on-Line Archival Collections
Biographical and documentary evidence about African-American women plus links to other sites. A project of the Special Collections Library at DukeUniversity.

American Women’s History: A Research Guide
A guide to help students locate source material on women’s history. It contains references to books, journals, theses, and digital sources, both primary and secondary, arranged by subject and region.

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
This is an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world. This site includes course materials, the beginnings of a systematic and searchable bibliography, and links to many on-line resources, including articles, book reviews, databases, and images. Ross Scaife and Suzanne Bonefas launched this project in early 1995; since that time it has been developed mainly by Scaife, but with help and contributions from many quarters.

Gifts of Speech: Women’s Speeches from around the World
Maintained by Sweet Briar College, this site provides the full texts of speeches by contemporary women, accessed alphabetically by last name or by date.

Women and Gender Project: Additional Women's Collections
This list, maintained by the archives of the University of Texas at San Antonio, represents institutions that have websites with information about collections from women's organizations or about individual women.

Internet Women’s History Sourcebook
This is an excellent collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts, part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project. Links include selections from all world regions.

Victorian Women Writers Project
Supported at the University of Indiana, this site includes highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the nineteenth century, encoded using the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML). The works, selected with the assistance of the Advisory Board, include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children's books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama.

Women's Collections
Georgia State University's Women's Collection, established in 1995, is dedicated to collecting, preserving and making available the documentary heritage of women in Georgia and the South.