British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries - new resource
Access to British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries is now available from the library website.
This online collection spans more than 400 years of personal writings of women from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
This edition of the collection includes approximately 90,000 pages of published letters and diaries from individuals writing from 1500 to 1900, including several thousand pages of previously unpublished materials. Drawn from 290 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.