Discovering History: A Guide to Primary Sources
Letters & Diaries


North American Women's Letters & 
Diaries North American Women's Letters and Diaries includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women and 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Six tables of contents allow the user to browse the collection from different entry points, including personal life events and a chronology of historical events. Full-text searching is extremely precise, through the use of numerous fields, including race, occupation, recipient.s gender, geography, marital and maternal status, and more. Find documents ...
  • written by women younger than twenty, which mention marriage
  • written between 1820 and 1900 that discuss childbirth

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