Useful Links

Useful Links/Resources on Women’s History

Teaching Resources

Teaching 20th Century Women’s History A teaching pack designed for use in secondary schools by Ruth Tudor

Whitworks Remarkable Women, Incredible Lives: whitworks.co.uk/

Tesconnect. Teaching resources on women’s history (have to join to access but is free):

tes.co.uk/resourcecalendar.aspx?nbday=0&nbmth=3&nbyr=2014&evcode=4023

Share My Lesson, Women’s History sharemylesson.com/mypublicprofile.aspx?uc=1739464#

The Scottish Governments appendix of sources for mainstreaming gender on the curriculum scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/08/30161011/12

History to Herstory: Yorkshire Women’s Lives Online (includes learning resources, activity sheet, sources etc.)

historytoherstory.org.uk/

Striking Women: An educational site about migration, women and work, workers’ rights, and the story of South Asian women workers during the Grunwick and Gate Gourmet industrial disputes striking-women.org/

History Detectives Teaching Resource Pack-Comparing explorers David Livingstone and Isabella Bird Bishop digital.nls.uk/jma/learning/schools/resources/history_detectives_resource_pack.pdf

General

English Heritage www.english-heritage.org.uk/discover/people-and-places/womens-history/

Women’s History Scotland (£10 annual fee to access teaching resources): womenshistoryscotland.org

Resources on women’s religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE monasticmatrix.org/

The History of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland http://www.history.ac.uk/history-women-religious/

Women in World History Curriculum womeninworldhistory.com/

Historical Women in Science women-scientists-in-history.com/historia.html

The Scottish Governments appendix of sources for mainstreaming gender on the curriculum scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/08/30161011/12

Women and Social Movements International 1840 to Present wasi.alexanderstreet.com/

International Alliance for women in music (resources on women musicians and composers): iawm.org/resources/

Amazing Women in History  profiling ‘all the kick-ass women the history books left out’

Archives and Libraries:

The Chawton House Library collections focus primarily on women’s writing in English from 1600 to 1830 and the library is open for members of the public to use.

chawtonhouse.org

Glasgow women’s Library. Archive collections and contemporary and historical artefacts relating to women’s lives, histories and achievements

womenslibrary.org.uk

The Women’s Library at LSE

lse.ac.uk/library/collections/featuredCollections/womensLibraryLSE.aspx

Feminist Archive North

feministarchivenorth.org.uk

Women’s Archive of Wales:

womensarchivewales.org/

The ATS Remembered

atsremembered.org.uk/

BBC archive of recordings of suffragettes.

bbc.co.uk/archive/suffragettes

Sylvia Pankhurst

sylviapankhurst.com/

The British Library holds several collections relating to the women’s lives including home and working life, political activism and protest, feminism and gender, health and sexuality.

bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/sound/ohist/ohcoll/womenshistory/womenshistory.html

Herstoria

herstoria.com/

Using archives to teach gender.

gender-archives.leeds.ac.uk/

Cardiff University’s guide sources for women’s history and gender studies

cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/libraries/scolar/special/hums/womenshistory.html

Virtual Library on Women’s History

iisg.nl/w3vlwomenshistory/

Diaries, photos and letters of Gertrude Bell (1868-1926), traveler, archaeologist & anti-suffragist 

Timelines

historyofwomen.org/timeline.html

bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/timeline/1900.shtml

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