A brief guide to reference works on women on microform held by the British Library. It is a select list only, items marked by an asterisk are not on open access.
Microform Collections on Women held in The British Library
|*Archives Of The British Labour Party, Series 3: General Correspondence And Political Records. Part 4, Minutes And Records Of The Women's Labour League, 1906-1918 Harvester 38 microfiche|
Document Supply Shelfmark 4103. 160F
Part four contains the papers and records of the Women's Labour League from its' foundation in 1906 until 1918, when it became fully integrated into the Labour Party. The League was founded as an organisation of women to work for Independent Labour representation in close relationship with the Labour Party, and to obtain direct representation of women in Parliament.
Part 1 Mic.B.940
The social political and cultural history of rich and powerful women. Part 1, the correspondence of Jemima, Marchioness Grey (1722-97) and her circle.
|*Bibliofem Catalogue of the Fawcett Library|
Held in the OP&SS Reading Area.
|British And Irish Biographies|
Men and women of the day, a picture gallery of contemporary portraiture
Women's who's who 1933 (-55), an annual record of the careers and activities of the leading women of the day = FICHE NO. 99
Women of the day, a biographical dictionary of notable contemporaries = FICHE NO. 58
|*The Diaries Of Elizabeth Fry 1780-1845. World Microfilms, 7 reels of microfilm. Hard copy index|
Document Supply Shelfmark MFR 2764
Elizabeth Fry was an English philanthropist, and, after John Howard, the chief promoter of prison reforms in Europe. This is a collection of diaries written by Elizabeth Fry between 1797 and 1845, and also includes the diary of Joseph Fry for the year 1855.
|*The Diary Of Beatrice Webb, 1873-1943. Chadwyck Healey: 240 microfiche. Hard copy index.|
Document Supply Shelfmark MFE 528
Beatrice Webb was an English social reformer and leading Fabian socialist. She was a partner with her husband, Sidney Webb, in projects for social and educational reform, and in research into the history of political and economic institutions. The diary is a continuous, though not daily, record from 1873-1943 in two forms, the original manuscript, written in 57 exercise books, and in typescript.
|*Early Women Writers (33 titles )|
|*The Gerritsen Collection Of Women's History. Microfilming Corporation of America (and also individual series).|
Held as microfilm and also microfiche. Hard copy index
http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com/home.do On site access only
Document Supply Shelfmark MFE 1000
This collection is possibly the greatest single source for the study of international women's history and the feminist movement. Consists of 4311 monographs and 256 periodicals.
|*History of Women. Primary source media. 995 reels|
|*History of women: guide to the microfilm collection. Woodbridge, 1983.|
RAM 305. 4
|*Irish women writers of the Romantic era: [microform] papers of Mary Tighe and Lady Sidney Morgan from the national Library of Ireland. Part 1, reels 1-9. Marlborough: Adam Matthew Publications, 2005|
|*Maud Arncliffe Sennett Collection|
A collection of press cuttings, pamphlets and leaflets, mainly relating to the movement for women's suffrage in England; formed by M.Arncliffe Sennett.
|*Social and Political Status of Women in Britain: Radical and Reforming Periodicals for and by Women, Part 1. Harvester: 17 reels of microfilm. Index on reel 1.|
Document Supply Shelfmark MFR 1191
|*Social And Political Status of Women in Britain:|
Series 1, Rare Political And Reforming Journals For And By Women, Part 2 1858-1953 and Part 3 1891-1936. Harvester: 37 reels of microfilm.
Document Supply Shelfmark MFR 1191
Part 2 held on reels 18-38
|*Women and/in Health, Sections 1-7; Women's History Research Center. Research Publications. 13 reels. Hard copy index.|
Document Supply Shelfmark. MFR /2392 *1*
Section 1 covers Physical and Mental Health of Women
|*Women, Industry And Trade Unionism. Harvester Microform. 17 reels.|
The Gertrude Tuckwell collection of press cuttings, pamphlets, reports and papers, deposited at the Trades Union Congress. Most dated from the period 1890 to 1920, but continue until 1951
*[Guide]. Brighton, 1981.
YC. 1995. b.2948
|*Women's Suffrage Collection. Adam Matthew Publications. 30 reels.|
|*Listing and guide. Marlborough, 1995.|
RAM 324. 623
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