Collection of primary sources created by women and on women’s experiences in and impact on British and American society between 1820 and 2000.
Of particular importance are the materials that focus solely on female authors, magazines and journals produced by women, and materials from minority groups in the United States. For a quick overview of the collections in this database, click here.
Gale Primary Sources enables you to cross-search a range of primary source databases, including several UK newspapers, such as The Independent and The Times. With Gale Digital Scholar Lab you can perform more advanced text analysis methods, such as Sentiment Analysis and Topic Modelling.
Contains the following archival collections on women's/gender history: LGBTQ history
• Homophile Movement: Papers of Donald Stewart Lucas, 1941-1976
• Records of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1983-1994 (in response to the AIDS crisis)
• Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis
• Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis
• Selected Gay and Lesbian Periodicals and Newsletters Women's history
• Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women's Association of the USA, 1950-1980
• International women's periodicals, 1786-1933
• Women Organizing Transnationally: The Committee of Correspondence, 1952-1969
• Women, War and Society, 1914-1918
• Women's Issues and Their Advocacy Within the White House, 1974-1977
Contains the following collections:
- Struggle for Women's Rights - Organizational records of three American women's rights organizations: the National Woman's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women's Action Alliance, 1880-1990. For more information on the archives included, see this page.
- Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library - Records of American suffrage and women's rights organizations and advocates. For more information on the archives included, see this page.
- Women's Magazine Archive - American and Canadian lifestyle magazines for women, 1883-2005. To search within only this collection, deselect all databases and then select 'Women's Magazine Archive (1883-2005' (see at the bottom of the list).
Digitized materials from the collection of Dutch physician Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen. Encompases almost 5,000 books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights.
Originally targeting business managers, early sections of the magazine included marketing, labor, finance, management. Washington Outlook, a section on US economic policy was included sound, which made BusinessWeek one of the first publications to cover US political issues that directly impacted the business world.
In the 1970s the magazine shifted its strategy and added consumers outside the business world. As of 1975, the magazine was carrying more advertising pages annually than any other magazine in the United States.
Please note you need to be a member of the KB before you can access the database. More information on how to become a member can be found on this page.
Provides financial and economic data for more than 150 countries from the Middle Ages until today, including interest rates, exchange rates, stock market indices, commodity prices, and total returns on bonds.
To get access to GFD you have to register first. Use your ERNA e-mail address - you will get an email with your password. Researcher are advised to read the conditions carefully. You must delete the data at some stage and properly reference to GFD in your article.
Links to companies that maintain their historical records themselves, as well as companies that contract with historical consulting firms to maintain their archives collections for them, and libraries that contain business records.
Charts the practice of slave trade on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, with particular focus on the involvement of England/the United Kingdom, France, and the United States, but also containing materials pertaining to Portugal/Brazil, Spain and Denmark.
This database features a wide range of materials, from monographs and individual papers to company records, newspapers, and a variety of government documents, and stemming from archives in the UK and the US. The available materials cover a wide spectrum of subjects related to the history of slavery: legal issues; economics; children and women under slavery; modes of resistance; and much more, from 1490 to 1896. For an overview of the collections and a detailed description of the content of each collection, see this page.
With Gale Digital Scholar Lab you can perform more advanced text analysis methods, such as Sentiment Analysis and Topic Modelling.
Collection of books and articles that document the individual and collective story of African Americans struggling for freedom and human rights from the 18th-20th century. Includes all the existing autobiographical narratives of fugitive and former slaves published as broadsides, pamphlets, or books in English up to 1920. Also included are many of the biographies of fugitive and former slaves and some significant fictionalized slave narratives published in English before 1920.
The guide to archival sources covers collections in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Curaçao, Suriname and Guyana, especially those that contain information about slavery and multicultural relations.