Internet archive is building a free, open, website of government research and publications from around the world. At present more than 700 publications from 50 websites collected since 2006 are offered. These are currently national and local North American sites but the scope will widen in the future. A site to watch.
A University of Edinburgh CDCS and genderEd online book-launch event held in September 2022. In Conversation with Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh, School of Political Science), Professor Melissa Terras (Edinburgh College of Art) and Elizabeth Crawford (independent Suffrage Historian) discuss the content and making of their new edited collection: Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Selected Writings (UCL Press, 2022). The event discusses […]
https://www.electionguide.org/ The International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) ElectionGuide.org covers national elections in 240 countries, including snap elections and referenda.It provides verified information on: the structure of political institutions and electoral systems political parties and candidates voter registration deadlines and details referendum provisions; voter turnout election results. The recently updated site now features a published data […]
The Politics of Women’s Suffrage edited by Alexandra Hughes-Johnson and Lyndsey Jenkins. A new open-access book from the School of Advanced study, University of London. Download the full text which focuses on grassroots activism in the broadest sense including both local and international efforts and different forms of campaigns for the vote including education.
Briefing on how coronavirus has affected UK elections, from the House of Commons Library
The latest edition of this factual reference book from the US Government includes total numbers and names of women in Congress and their roles. Previous editions are also available via the website.
The latest annual report from Freedom House which maps trends in democracy worldwide. This year it has materials on the impact of the pandemic on democracy. There are country files, rankings and regional reports which can all be downloaded from the website where the full range of earlier reports and methodology can also be viewed.
Based on the temporary exhibition held at the Museum of London between February 2018 and March 2019. It has biographies of key suffragettes, images of events and artefacts. These include coverage of hunger strikes and militant activity and struggle. An 11 minute film sets the context and explain more. There are also links to other guides about […]
US senate has a list of dates off all ceremonies. Many examples have links to digitised images of official photographs or paintings plus ephemera such as tickets. U.S. Presidential Inaugurations: “I Do Solemnly Swear…”A Resource GuideFrom the Library of Congress: This Web guide includes diaries and letters written by presidents and those who witnessed the […]
Recently added are: Papers of President Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) Papers of President William Howard Taft (1857-1930) Papers of President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) Papers of President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) All collections include letters, diaries, manuscripts. Links to the individual collections (including all those already digitised) can be viewed here .