Library Resources for J400/G402:
"Women, Men, and Society in Modern Europe"

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Databases and Bibliographies
Primary Sources I: General Collections
Primary Sources II: Anthologies and Sourcebooks
Primary Sources III: Images
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Databases and Bibliographies


Unrestricted Access IUCAT: Indiana University Libraries' catalog.
Use IUCAT to locate both primary and secondary sources in the Indiana University Libraries. Some tips:
  • When searching for a journal, enter the journal title, then click on Periodical Title
  • Connect keywords with and. Use Library of Congress subject terms when possible, and click on Subject. Some useful keyword/subject searches might be:
    family and europe and history
    motherhood and history
    feminism and history
    marriage and history
    divorce and history
    women and history and sources
    
  • Use Advanced Keyword Search to narrow your search by date
See IUCAT Guide for more tips

Authorized IU Bloomington Users Historical Abstracts
Electronic index to about 2,000 history journals; also includes books and dissertations. Use to find secondary sources for your research paper. Includes materials in many languages; use Advanced Search to limit results by language. (Citations and some full text articles.)

Authorized IU Bloomington Users Historical Newspapers Online
Includes a searchable index of the London Times, 1790-1980. Use to find (mostly British) primary sources. (Citations only, but text is available in Microforms, AN4.L8 T5).

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Frey, Linda, Marsha Frey, and Joanne Schneider. Women in western European history: a select chronological, geographical, and topical bibliography. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Reference Room Z7961 .F74

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Kelly-Gadol, Joan. Bibliography in the history of European women 5th ed. Bronxville, N.Y.: Sarah Lawrence College, 1982.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Reference Room Z7961 .K4 1982

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Kanner, Barbara. Women in English social history, 1800-1914 : a guide to research. New York: Garland Pub., 1987.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Reference Room Z7964 .G7 K36 1987

Primary Sources I: General Collections


Microform collection available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries History of Women
A very large microfilm collection of primary sources relating to women's history. Note, however, that many sources in this collection are American. Location: IUB Main Library Microforms HQ45
Guide to the collection available in Microforms; guide also available on the web in a searchable form. (Select "History of Women" as collection title before you search.)

Microform collection available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Women's Language and Experience
Diaries and other private writings of British women, 1500-1940.
Location: IUB Main Library Microforms HQ1593 .W5795 1994 (Guide available in Microforms)

Unrestricted Access Victorian Women Writers Project
Searchable, full text collection of fiction and non-fiction works by 19th-century British women.

Available to users on IU Bloomington 
Campus only British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries from 1500-1900 Searchable, full text collection. Be sure to look at the "personal events" index to find references to life events such as birth and death of children, courtship, illness, religious experience.

Primary Sources II: Anthologies and Sourcebooks

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Agosín, Marjorie. A map of hope: women's writing on human rights : an international literary anthology. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1999.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks PN6071. H784 M37

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Alexander, Sally. Women's Fabian tracts. London ; New York: Routledge, 1988.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks HX546 .W618 1988

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Beetham, Margaret, and Kay Boardman. Victorian women's magazines : an anthology. Manchester England ; New York, New York: Manchester University Press ; Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2001.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks PR1111.W6 V53 2001

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Bosch, Mineke, and Annemarie Kloosterman. Politics and friendship : letters from the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, 1902-1942. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1990.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks JN 5947 .L5413 1990

Unrestricted access Halsall, Paul, ed. Internet Women's History Sourcebook.
Collection of primary texts available on the web, covering women's history from antiquity to the present.

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Hellerstein, Erna Olafson, Leslie Parker Hume, Karen M. Offen, and Stanford University. Center for Research on Women. Victorian women: a documentary account of women's lives in nineteenth-century England, France, and the United States. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1981.
Location: IUB Main Library Undergraduate Library HQ 1596 . V53

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Iggers, Wilma. Women of Prague : ethnic diversity and social change from the eighteenth century to the present. Providence, RI: Berghahn Books, 1995.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks HQ 1610.3 .Z9 P754 1995

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Jeffreys, Sheila. The Sexuality debates. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks and Undergraduate Library (2 copies) HQ18 .G7 S476 1987

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Jorgensen-Earp, Cheryl R. Speeches and trials of the militant suffragettes: the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1918. Madison; London: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Associated University Presses, 1999.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks JN 979 .S67 1999

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Kanner, Barbara. Women in context : two hundred years of British women autobiographers, a reference guide and reader. New York; London: G.K. Hall; Prentice Hall International, 1997.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Reference Room Z7963 .B6 K35 1997

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Kelly, Catriona. An Anthology of Russian women's writing, 1777-1992. Oxford New York ;: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks PG3213 .A57 1994

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Lewis, Jane. Before the vote was won : arguments for and against women's suffrage. London ; New York: Routledge, 2001.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks JN 979 .B44 1987

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Rakow, Lana, and Cheris Kramarae. The Revolution in words : righting women, 1868-1871. New York: Routledge, 1990.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks HQ1423 .R48 1990

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Riemer, Eleanor S., and John C. Fout. European women : a documentary history, 1789-1945. New York: Schocken Books, 1980.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks HQ1587 .E98

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Rossi, Alice S. The Feminist papers : from Adams to de Beauvoir. New York, Columbia University Press, 1973.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks HQ1154 .R832

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Rowold, Katharina. Gender and science : late nineteenth-century debates on the female mind and body. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Press, 1996.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks HQ1593 .G46 1996

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Russo, Ann, and Cheris Kramarae. The Radical women's press of the 1850s, Women's source library. London ; New York: Routledge, 1991.
Location: IUB Journalism Library HQ1423 .R33 1991

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Sheridan, Dorothy. Wartime women : an anthology of women's wartime writing for Mass-Observation, 1937-45. London: Mandarin, 1991.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks D811.5 .W227 1991

Unrestricted access Simkin, John. The Emancipation of Women, 1750-1920 In Encyclopaedia of British History: 1700-1950. See also: Child Labour: 1750-1900.

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Spender, Dale. The Education papers : women's quest for equality in Britain, 1850-1912. London ; New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks LC2042 .E36 1987

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Stott, Michelle, and Joseph O. Baker. Im Nonnengarten : an anthology of German women's writing, 1850-1907. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 1997.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks PT1109 .W6 I47 1997

Primary Sources III: Images

Authorized IU Bloomington Users AMICO Library
Database containing over 75,000 digital art images dating from BC to the present.

Available to users on IU Bloomington Campus only
DIDO, IU's History of Art Database

Authorized IU Bloomington Users AP Photo Archive
Approximately 500,000 photos from the Associated Press collection, going back to 1844. Excellent source for war-related images.

Print Resource available in IU 
Bloomington Libraries Illustrated magazines. Some late 19th- and early 20-century magazines may be found in the IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks. Magazines from Great Britain are in AP4 (Woman's World, AP4 .W872; Cassell's Magazine, AP4 .C28; Windsor Magazine, AP4 .W766), from France in AP20, from Germany in AP30 (Fliegende Blaetter, AP30 .F6), from Italy AP 37, and from Slavic countries in the AP 50s (Soviet Woman, AP50 .S682--an English-language propaganda piece). Please be very careful with these materials. They are extremely fragile. You may also wish to consult:
Dancyger, Irene. A world of women : an illustrated history of women's magazines. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1978.
Location: IUB Main Library Research Collections Stacks PN5124 .W6 D3

Unrestricted Access Simkin, John. Cartoonists and Illustrators. In Encyclopaedia of British History: 1700-1950.
Includes British, German, Russian and other images.



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September 9, 2002

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