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Women's Resource Centre

  • Collection
  • 2019-2020

This collection includes the born-digital records of The Women's Resource Centre (WRC). The first series consists of material relating to 'Sisters Doing it for Themselves', a project run by WRC to mark the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Liberation Movement (WLM) in 2020.

Women's Resource Centre (WRC)

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, British Section (WILPF)

  • Collection
  • 2013-2015

The collection includes the born-digital records of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, British Section (WILPF).

The first series of records consists of oral histories recorded as part of a project called 'These Dangerous Women', to mark the 100th anniversary of WILPF.

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Endell Street Military Hospital Digital Collection

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  • 1915 -1919

This collection incorporates a selection of material from the archives of Louisa Garrett Anderson and of Nina Last relating to the Endell Street Military Hospital (1915-1919). This includes the letters of Louisa Garret Anderson regarding the Women’s Hospital Corps (mainly to her mother, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson), a notebook by Nina Last regarding her work at Endell Street, a scrapbook kept by Flora Murray, and a series of photographs relating to the hospital and its staff, along with an image of an embroidered shoe bag. Transcripts are included with the original manuscripts in this collection.

Inter-war Feminist Pamphlet Collection

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  • 1918-1940

A curated collection of pamphlets selected from The Women’s Library and related collections, focusing on the work of organisations, reformers and campaigners who advocated for women’s rights and equality during the inter-war period (1918 – 1940). Also included are the perspectives of politicians, governments, and intergovernmental organisations, as they reacted to the issues raised by women’s rights advocates.

Greenham Women Everywhere

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  • 2019-2021

This collection includes digital archives produced by Greenham Women Everywhere, a partnership project between Scary Little Girls Association and The Heroine Collective.

The project was funded by Heritage Lottery South West and Supported by The University of The West of England in Bristol, Cornwall Council, Falmouth University, The Women’s Library at The London School of Economics, The East End Women’s Museum, Goldsmiths University of London, The Hypatia Trust, The Feminist Library, Kresen Kernow, the UK Parliament Vote 100 Project and Dreadnought South West.

The Women's Library Poster Collection

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  • 1970-1989

A curated collection of posters from The Women’s Library, mainly dating to the 1970s and 1980s. It includes our collection of See Red Women's Workshop posters and posters on the theme of feminism, women’s rights activism, violence against women and peace campaigning.

Women’s Rights Journals

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  • 1915 - 1969

This collection consists of journals which cover many campaigns for equality of rights and opportunities published after the First World War. Campaigns range from the right to vote on the same terms as men, to birth control, family allowances, guardianship rights, equal pay, and abolition of the marriage bar, to an equal role for women in the League of Nations. Journals, such as “Urania”, challenged gender and sexual norms.

Autograph Letter Collection

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  • 1851-1975

This collection contains letters of prominent correspondents dating from 1851 to 1975. They cover themes eg suffrage, education, medicine, women and the Church, literature, employment, temperance, scholarship, industry, travel and the art. Many of these letters were considered 'Autograph' letters by famous correspondents such as William Gladstone, Queen Victoria, Florence Nightingale, the Pankhursts, Annie Besant, Thomas Hardy, Keir Hardie and John Stuart Mill to name but a few. The entire collection is arranged into 30 groups either by themes mentioned above or by individual eg Constance Lytton, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.