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Women and gender studies: Suffrage

This page is a brief guide to reference sources 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
YC.2003.a.21793
 
*Crawford, Elizabeth.The women's suffrage movement, a reference guide, 1866-1928. London: UCL Press, 1999
HLR305.4
YC.1999.b.6181
Crawford, E. The woman's suffrage movement in Britain and Ireland: a regional study. London: Routledge, 2006
HLR305.4
 
*Eustance, Claire; Ryan, Joan; Ugolini, Laura. (eds.) A suffrage reader, charting directions in British suffrage history.
London: Leicester University Press, 2000
YC.2000.a.2242
 
*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
RB.23.a.28405
 
*Grieg, Teresa Billington. The Militant suffrage movement, emancipation in a hurry. Frank Palmer: London, [1911]
08415.df.23
 
*Hannam, June, Katherine Holden, & Mitzi Auchterlonie. International encyclopedia of women's suffrage. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2000
m01/23659
 
*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
YC.1999.b.5122
 
*Mayhall, Laura E. Nym. The militant suffrage movement: citizenship and resistance in Britain, 1860-1930. Oxford: Oxford University Press,2003
m04/10262
 
*Norquay, Glenda. Voices and votes, a literary anthology of the women's suffrage campaign.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995.
YC.1995.a.3644
 
*Pankhurst, Sylvia, Estelle. The suffragette, the history of the women's militant suffrage movement 1906-1910 [with illustrations.] New York: Sturgus & Walton Co. , 1911
08415.df.20
 
*Schenken, Suzanne O'Dea. From suffrage to the Senate, an encyclopedia of American women in politics. California, Oxford: ABC-CLIO, 1999
YC.2002.b.260
 
*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
MIC.C.10245
 
*Solomon, Martha M. (ed.) A voice of their own, the woman suffrage press, 1840-1910.
Tuscalooas: University of Alabama, 1991.
YA. 1993.b.10379

SONGS

*Suffrage March: song, words and music by Lucenia W. Richards. Chcago; Richards and Richards, 1914
H.3995.nn.(18)
 
*Woman's suffrage songs, words and music. by P.R.Browne etc. Indianapolis: P.R.Browne, (1913)
F.328.s.(5)
 
*That Ragtime Suffragette, etc. [song] by Nat D. Ayer, New York: Harry Williams Music Co, [1913]
H.3988.zz.(15)
 
*I want a man ! (suffragette song.) words by Louis Weslyn, New York : M. Witmark & Sons, [1910]
H.3989.b.(11)
 
*My wife is a suffragette, words and music by Nellie V. O'Grady. New York : O'Grady Music Publishing., 1913
H.3995.s.(1)
 
*Votes for women, song, by Ed. Markel Des Moines, Ia., : Ed. Markel, 1916. 1 score (5p)
H.3994.ss.(51)
 
*John Bull's Daughter. The great suffrage war song, words and music by E.Wood. London: Reynolds & Co. [1908]
H.1797.oo.(13)
 
*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.
2725.e.3198
MIC.B.949
 
*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

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