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British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries

The personal writings of women from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, spanning more than four hundred years, are in this collection. Researchers can explore the thoughts, observations, and experiences of both famous and ordinary women on all subjects. The collection begins in 1500 and moves through to World War II. It includes never-before-published materials from the Imperial War Museum in England.

 

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