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Subject: Gender / Feminist / Sexuality / Women's Studies

Gender: Identity and Social Change

Primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia from the 19th century-present.

Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Focus on early modern European women’s writing, including digitized manuscripts encompassing subjects such as cookery and medical recipes, accounts, advice, travel writing, autobiographical material, and devotional writings.

LGBT Thought and Culture

Archival content, including seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera.

Women and Social Movements, International

Digitized primary sources from 300 international repositories. Showcases the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of international women’s conferences.

LGBT Magazine Archive

Digitized backfiles and full color scans of many of the leading, well established, and long-running LGBTQ periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue of each publication, with the earliest content dating from 1957 and the default termination point for each title is 2015 (or the journal ceased date).

Margaret Sanger Papers

Digital archive of the papers of the principal founder and leader of the American and the international birth control movements. Digital scans of her personal papers (correspondence) and records from the American Birth Control League, founded in 1921 and later evolved into Planned Parenthood Federation of America.