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North American Women's Letters and Diaries

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Database Description:

The collection includes approximately 150,000 pages of letters and diaries from Colonial times to 1950, including 7,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts—all in electronic format for the first time. The material is drawn from more than 1,000 sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings, and much of it is in copyright. Represented are all age groups and life stages, a wide range of ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous, and the not so famous. More than 1,500 biographies enhance the use of the database.

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Electronic Resource Information

Platform:  Alexander Street

Full-text: All items

Content Update: Closed/one-time collection

Type of records: Primary source materials, including:

  • Letters
  • Editorials
  • Diaries
  • Forewords / Afterwords of Books
  • Memoirs
  • Autobiographies

Provider: ProQuest - Alexander Street / CSU Collections

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