The largest collection of British and Irish women's diaries and correspondence ever assembled.
When complete the collection will include approximately 100,000 pages of published letters and diaries from individuals writing from the 1500 to 1900, plus several thousand pages of previously unpublished materials.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.
Represented are all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous and the not so famous. More than 500 biographies enhance the use of the database.
YES: You may include material from this resource in course packs, which are compilations of articles for use by students in a class.
YES: You may include material from this resource in course management systems like ACORN (Moodle).
The licensee and authorized users may incorporate parts of the licensed materials in course management systems like ACORN (Moodle).
Linking is also allowed: You can create a persistent electronic link to an individual article or ebook.
Instructions for creating a persistent link.
YES: Interlibrary loan is a service whereby users from one library may borrow material from another library via post, fax or secure transmission (whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing), for the purposes of research or private study, and not for commercial use.
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