Monographs on and by Women from the American Antiquarian Society

February 2020

Women's archiveWomen's archiveMonographs on and by Women from the American Antiquarian Society is a collection of 2,880 titles within Gale's Women's Studies Archive. These books contain the output of predominantly female authors in a variety of forms, including poetry, fiction, instructional guides (domestic and professional), personal letters, recipe books, memoirs, pamphlets and leaflets, biographies and autobiographies, personal papers, children’s literature, commentaries on fashion, diaries, and religious tracts.

The material covers an eclectic mix of topics, such as the abolition of slavery, African-American women, alcohol and temperance, American life, divorce, domestic service, education, female crime, poetry, health and hygiene, Indian women, Irish women, juvenile literature, mental health, moral reform, religion, sexual discrimination, social reform and charitable organisations, women in publishing, women’s legal status, and women’s suffrage and rights.

This electronic resource is available in the reading room at the American Antiquarian Society.

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