Collections tagged Women's History

May Wright Sewall Papers

May Wright Sewall Papers

The May Wright Sewall Papers are a collection of documents comprised of approximately 500 letters written to May Wright Sewall dated between 1879 and 1919, and three guest books with remarks and signatures from 197 guests of the Sewall house. The correspondents represented in this collection...

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Loreto 1916

Loreto 1916

The Institute of the Blessed Virgin was founded by Mary Ward in 1609. It is a religious institute of pontifical right dedicated to apostolic works’, living according to the Ignatian tradition [IBVM Constitutions 2009, Volume II: Chapter I; 1.1]. Mary Ward’s idea of religious life was based on...

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Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers

Jane Lathrop Stanford Papers

The papers of Jane L. Stanford pertain largely to the founding and administration of Stanford University, along with her personal and social affairs; included in the papers are correspondence, business records, legal and financial papers, speeches, news clippings, and biographical materials.

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Mary Lesnett Letters

Mary Lesnett Letters

Letters of Mary Lesnett (Carpenter), who attended Stanford from June 1944 to June 1948, when she graduated with an AB in Political Science. The letters include discussion of student campus life, and WWII. Lesnett lived in Roble Hall during her Freshman year. During her remaining three years she...

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Clelia D. Mosher Papers

Clelia D. Mosher Papers

The collection contains primarily correspondence, writings (published and unpublished), diaries, and biographical and genealogical material spanning the years 1886 to 1938. Correspondents include Ray Lyman Wilbur, William H. Welch (President of Johns Hopkins), David Starr Jordan, and Havelock...

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Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

The Margaret Bayard Smith Digital Edition is a project to transcribe and annotate the more than 3,000 letters, diaries, and commonplace books, written by Smith during her lifetime (1778-1844). The manuscripts are owned by the Library of Congress and a handful of letters are held by other...

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The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

A collection of the surviving letters of Honora (Nano) Nagle (1718-1784), foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (PBVM). Nano Nagle brought the Ursuline congregation to Ireland, before founding the Presentations. This collection represents a digital reunification...

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Utah Women Suffrage

Utah Women Suffrage

Various documents and records from the Utah State Archives and Records Service related to the suffrage of women in the Utah Territory and State of Utah. See also an online exhibit for "Suffrage and Stories of Utah Women" and blog posts featuring women's stories throughout 2020.

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Mutual Improvement Association Minutes

Mutual Improvement Association Minutes

The Mutual Improvement Association is a women's organization founded in Sandy Spring, Maryland in 1857 and is among the oldest, continually meeting groups of its kind in the United States. The original group was comprised of Quakers and thus meetings are modeled, in part, on a Quaker Meeting...

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Mary Ruth Slaton diaries

Mary Ruth Slaton diaries

The diaries of Mary Ruth Slaton, a housewife and mother from in Hopkins County, Kentucky, dated 1931-1973. Slaton begins writing her diary during the Great Depression in the early 1930s. She describes going to school, spending time with friends and doing chores. By the late 1930s she has...

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Diaries and Notebooks of Marian Anderson

Diaries and Notebooks of Marian Anderson

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries house the papers of the famed American singer Marian Anderson. As part of a CLIR hidden collections digitization grant the University of Pennsylvania Libraries digitized over 2,500 items from the Anderson collection including several of her handwritten...

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Wisconsin Women's History

Wisconsin Women's History

Manuscripts and ephemera documenting the lives of women in Wisconsin. Visit the Help Page for Transcription Help for this collection. NEW! Jane Lloyd Jones Correspondence of Jane Lloyd Jones concerning the difficulties encountered in the operation of Hillside Home School in the Town of...

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Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV

Inventory of Women's Personal Property in Washoe County, NV

The Nevada Constitution, ratified in 1864, contained a provision for documenting "all property, both real and personal, of the wife owned or claimed by her before marriage and that acquired afterward by gift, devise or descent" so that in the case of the end of the marriage, she could reclaim...

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Anthony W. Wilkinson Letter Collection

Anthony W. Wilkinson Letter Collection

The Anthony W. Wilkinson Letter Collection is composed of approximately 700 letters and postcards which were written by Edith Hartzell Grandy, a former army medic, between the 1860s and 1960s. These letters have been assessed by Gilb Museum staff as invaluable for their inclusion of the...

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Sydney Female Refuge Society records

Sydney Female Refuge Society records

In 1848 the Sydney Female Refuge Society was established to provide a home for women escaping from prostitution and for young unmarried girls who fell pregnant. This collection includes the digitised pages of three 'minute books' from the Society records. The refuge was established on 21...

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19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items by 19th & 20th Century women writers. Many famous names are to be found inside: Elizabeth Blackwell, Mary Moody Emerson, Elizabeth Stoddard, Julia C. R. Dorr, Willa Cather, and Emma Willard are all...

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Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin – known as Stella to her family and friends, and as Miles to her readers – was born on 14 October 1879. The young Miles published her best-known and much-loved work My Brilliant Career in 1901. One of the greatest insights into the life of Miles Franklin is...

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Kathleen McIntyre Diaries

Kathleen McIntyre Diaries

Two diaries (1922-1926) that concern McIntyre as a young woman, her training as a nurse , and first employment as a nurse at a hospital in Albany, NY.

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Horticultural Society

Horticultural Society

The Horticultural Society is an organization in Sandy Spring, Maryland that has met continuously since February 28, 1863! Read about the decisions, members, and happenings of the Society. This collection includes both typewritten and handwritten documents. When formed, the society was seen as...

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Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

This collection as been fully transcribed (thank you!). You may still help out by proof-reading the transcriptions, and indexing subjects (Authors, Poem Titles, Places, and Organizations) by placing double brackets around them [[like this]]. This commonplace book of poetry was compiled by...

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Vel Phillips Papers, 1951-2009

Vel Phillips Papers, 1951-2009

The Vel Phillips papers, 1951-2009, document the life and career of Milwaukee’s Vel Phillips, whose work as a lawyer, city alder, civil rights leader, judge, and Secretary of State profoundly influenced Wisconsin’s civil rights history throughout the latter half of the 20th century. Of...

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Utsända och återkomna listor – Namninsamlingen för kvinnors politiska rösträtt 1913–1914

Utsända och återkomna listor – Namninsamlingen för kvinnors politiska rösträtt 1913–1914

Kompletterande transkriberingsprojekt till I demokratins namn – Kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt. Materialet består av förteckningar över mottagare till namninsamlingslistor 1913-1914. Det förvaras i original av Riksarkivet i Stockholm och är del av Landsförening för kvinnans politiska rösträtts...

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Register över listbärare i Stockholm 1913

Register över listbärare i Stockholm 1913

Kompletterande transkriberingsprojekt till I demokratins namn – Kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt. Materialet består av register över listbärare till namninsamlingslistor 1913–1914. Det förvaras i original av Riksarkivet i Stockholm och är del av Landsförening för kvinnans politiska rösträtts arkiv...

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Laura White collection

Laura White collection

Correspondence written to Laura White, a women's suffrage activist from Ashland, Ky. Her primary correspondent is Susan Look Avery, 1817-1915, founder of the Women's Club of Louisville.

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Domestic Knowledge

Domestic Knowledge

Manuscript recipe books offer invaluable glimpses into early modern society, encompassing cookery, health remedies, household goods, and more. They illuminate gender roles, women's networks, domestic labor, healing practices, and the effects of imperialism on daily life. The Domestic Knowledge...

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I demokratins namn – kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt

I demokratins namn – kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt

Nyheter i projektet: Nu kan du hjälpa till med att transkribera namnen på medlemmarna i Stockholms FKPR! Vi lanserar ytterligare ett litet sidoprojekt där du kan hjälpa till att transkribera informationen i en bevarad medlemsmatrikel från Föreningen...

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Women's History

Women's History

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Easy About the Collection This collection of documents provides a glimpse into the lives of North Carolina women as they changed history in our state and the nation during the 19th and 20th centuries. It...

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Göteborgs Förening för Kvinnans Politiska Rösträtt

Göteborgs Förening för Kvinnans Politiska Rösträtt

Här kan du vara med och transkribera uppgifter om de kvinnor som var medlemmar i Göteborgs Förening för Kvinnans Politiska Rösträtt (FKPR)! Arkivmaterialet består av en matrikel med uppgift om betalning av medlemsavgift till Göteborgs FKPR 1911-1920. Den finns bevarad i Riksarkivet i Göteborg,...

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Föreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt i Stockholm

Föreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt i Stockholm

Välkommen att vara med och transkribera uppgifter om de kvinnor som var medlemmar i Föreningen för kvinnans politiska rösträtt i Stockholm! Detta är ett sidoprojekt till projektet I demokratins namn – kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt. Arkivmaterialet består av en medlemsmatrikel som är bevarad...

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University of Nevada Summer School Diaries 1912-1914

University of Nevada Summer School Diaries 1912-1914

In the summer of 2020, the University of Nevada Reno conducted its first summer session off campus, with remote teaching, due to the coronavirus pandemic. 108 years earlier, in 1912, the university held its very first summer session, on campus, but with abundant extra-curricular excursions to...

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Betty Perrett diary

Betty Perrett diary

A diary written by 17 year old Betty Perrett who was living in Kilkivan in the Gympie region of Queensland, Australia. It documents her life working as a nanny in the nearby town of Goomeri and later in the Brisbane suburb of Lutwyche. In the diary she discusses her social life attending balls...

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