British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

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Includes the personal experiences of nearly 500 British and Irish women from 1500 to 1950. Also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.

The collection documents the evolution of diary and journal writing, and includes multiple formats such as travel diaries, personal diaries, and letter diaries. Also includes journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings, much of which is in copyright.

Access restricted to the Queen's community

Date Coverage

  • 1500 to 1950

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