Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Primary Sources about Women

Primary sources about women, gender, and sexuality. Includes history, archives, diaries and letters, periodicals, digital collections, and microfilm collections held by UVA.

Select Digital Primary Sources - UVA only

See "What are primary sources?" from Yale University.  See also the University of Wisconsin's Women's History Research in Archives guide.


Select Free Primary Sources and Featured Digital Libraries

Here are a few featured digital libraries that are available to anyone (not just UVA affiliates).  There are a wealth of sites like this on the internet.  Ask a Librarian if you need help finding an appropriate digital library for your project.