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Women and gender studies: Suffrage

This page is a brief guide to reference sources and databses for women & gender studies held by the British Library. It is a select list only, concentrating on bibliographies, biographies, and other finding aids. Much relevant material will also be found in our online catalogues. Items marked by an asterisk are not on open access. 

The Suffragette

The Suffragette 13 June 1913. Copyright © The British Library Board



Suffrage , including suffrage songs

*Adams, Jad. Pankhurst, Celebrates the life of Emmerline Pankhurst, 1858-1928, includes bibliographical references, a useful chronology and index. London: Haus Publishing, 2003
*Crawford, Elizabeth.The women's suffrage movement, a reference guide, 1866-1928. London: UCL Press, 1999
Crawford, E. The woman's suffrage movement in Britain and Ireland: a regional study. London: Routledge, 2006
*Eustance, Claire; Ryan, Joan; Ugolini, Laura. (eds.) A suffrage reader, charting directions in British suffrage history.
London: Leicester University Press, 2000
*Fawcett, Millicent Garrett, Dame, 1847-1929. Women's suffrage, a short history of a great movement. London: T.C.& E.C. Jack [1912] printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., Edinburgh & London
*Grieg, Teresa Billington. The Militant suffrage movement, emancipation in a hurry. Frank Palmer: London, [1911]
*Hannam, June, Katherine Holden, & Mitzi Auchterlonie. International encyclopedia of women's suffrage. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2000
*Holton, Sandra Stanley. Feminism and democracy, women's suffrage and reform politics in Britain, 1900-1918. Cambridge: Cambridge Press, 1986
. YC.1987.b.2058
*Joannou, Maroula. The women's suffrage movement, new feminist perspectives. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998
*Mayhall, Laura E. Nym. The militant suffrage movement: citizenship and resistance in Britain, 1860-1930. Oxford: Oxford University Press,2003
*Norquay, Glenda. Voices and votes, a literary anthology of the women's suffrage campaign.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995.
*Pankhurst, Sylvia, Estelle. The suffragette, the history of the women's militant suffrage movement 1906-1910 [with illustrations.] New York: Sturgus & Walton Co. , 1911
*Schenken, Suzanne O'Dea. From suffrage to the Senate, an encyclopedia of American women in politics. California, Oxford: ABC-CLIO, 1999
*Sennett, Maud Arncliffe. A collection of press cuttings, pamphlets, leaflets and letters mainly relating to the movement for women's suffrage in England. Formed and annotated by M. Arncliffe Sennett.
37 vol. 1906-36.
C. 121.g.1
*Solomon, Martha M. (ed.) A voice of their own, the woman suffrage press, 1840-1910.
Tuscalooas: University of Alabama, 1991.
YA. 1993.b.10379


*Suffrage March: song, words and music by Lucenia W. Richards. Chcago; Richards and Richards, 1914
*Woman's suffrage songs, words and music. by P.R.Browne etc. Indianapolis: P.R.Browne, (1913)
*That Ragtime Suffragette, etc. [song] by Nat D. Ayer, New York: Harry Williams Music Co, [1913]
*I want a man ! (suffragette song.) words by Louis Weslyn, New York : M. Witmark & Sons, [1910]
*My wife is a suffragette, words and music by Nellie V. O'Grady. New York : O'Grady Music Publishing., 1913
*Votes for women, song, by Ed. Markel Des Moines, Ia., : Ed. Markel, 1916. 1 score (5p)
*John Bull's Daughter. The great suffrage war song, words and music by E.Wood. London: Reynolds & Co. [1908]
*Suffragettes to she-devils, women's liberation and beyond. Liz McQuiston, foreword by Germaine Greer. London: Phaidon, 1997
Document Supply Shelfmark q97/17531
*Van Wingerden Sophie. The women's suffrage movement in Britain, 1866-1928. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999
YC. 2001.a.6200
*Women's suffrage collection from Manchester Central Library, a listing and guide to the microfilm collection.Which includes papers of Lydia Becker and Millicent Garrett Fawcett and also includes a set of the Women's Suffrage Journal (reels 4-7) and The Common Cause (reels 8-9) as well as many pamphlets and offprints. Marlborough: Adam Matthew, 1995.
*Woman suffrage, history, arguments and results, a collection of seven popular booklets covering practically the entire field of suffrage claims and evidence, designed especially for the convenience of suffrage speakers and writers and for the use of debaters and libraries. New York: National woman suffrage publishing co. 1915.
MIC. A. 16699
Listing and guide, Marlborough, 1995
RAM 324.623


National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection 1848-1921
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