South African Governmental Publications collection is now available on the LSE Digital Library. It contains government and colonial publications. These are comprised of Population censuses undertaken in the Cape of Good Hope from 1865 until the 1960s. There are also Education Statistics of Cape of Good Hope 1881-1985. The publications were digitised in 2016 as part of the […]
A second batch of letters from the Autograph Letter Collection totalling 3,200 letters. This collection contains letters of prominent correspondents dating from 1851 to 1975. They cover such themes as suffrage, education, medicine, women and the Church, literature, employment, temperance, scholarship, industry, travel and the arts. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters by famous […]
The LSE digital library is releasing its autograph letter collection online. The collection contains over 5,000 letters dating from 1851 to 1975. The original deposit was made in 1930 by Philippa Fawcett of letters received by her mother, Millicent Garrett Fawcett, who had died the year before. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters written […]
An important part of suffrage campaigning was the organisation of mass processions and parades for the 1911 Coronation of King George V. These Flickr photos show preparations, banners, leaflets, tracts letters and so on. A Fragile Unity: The Women’s Coronation Procession, 1911 is an article on the Mapping Women’s Suffrage website which shows the scale […]
A project led by artists, activists & archivists who are working with schools and Wikipedia to rediscover and celebrate the women of Scotland and their history. They are making art works, murals and recording oral histories of famous Scottish women from history. Their YouTube channel has short talks on Scottish suffragettes. They have great social media […]
Virtual Tour: Bonnets, Bandoliers and Ballot Papers The National Museum of Ireland have created this online exhibition tour focussing on the campaign for women’s rights in Ireland 1880s-1920s.
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 […]
A Stone’s Throw from Westminster, Suffragettes and other Feminists inCamden, is now available online. https://www.camden.gov.uk/local-history-exhibitions-and-events#pxiv It comprises a PDF of all the exhibition boards along with their images. These were originally shown in libraries in 2018. It includes coverage of the census boycott of 1911 and other suffrage activities with the focus on people and events in […]
Watch again on YouTube https://youtu.be/SUCiuy2y0u4 Images of her art and design and discussion with her biographer Rachel Holmes Read Sylvia’s original online archive papers at institute of social history Amsterdam: https://search.iisg.amsterdam/Record/ARCH01029
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.