Women's Studies (Adam Matthew Digital)

A breadth of printed and manuscript sources over four centuries, providing a multitude of perspectives on the changing roles of women in history. This collection offers access to the works and legacy of many notable and influential women, but also a chance to hear the voices of forgotten and ordinary women. Highlights include: Papers and rare printed works of important female writers and thinkers, Life writing and autobiographies of a range of 18th and 19th century women, The papers of Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette, political activist and campaigner, Diaries and correspondence of aristocratic women, giving insights into the social, political and cultural history of rich and powerful women of the 18th and 19th centuries, Women's travel writing - manuscript and printed accounts of women travellers, missionaries, tourists and women living across the British Empire.