British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries from 1500-1950  Connect to British and Irish Women\'s Letters and Diaries from 1500-1950
Also known as: BWLD
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries from 1500-1950 (BWLD) includes the immediate experiences of 430 authors and 60,000 pages of individual women’s rare, personal perspectives on world history. When complete, the collection will include more than 100,000 pages of primary materials spanning more than 300 years. Each source has been carefully chosen using leading bibliographies. The collection also includes biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries is now in Release 3.

Coverage: 1500-1950
Permitted Uses: All materials in BWLD are protected under U.S. and international copyright law. Fair use under the law permits reproduction of single copies for personal research and private use. Further transmission, reproduction, or presentation of protected items requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
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Related Resources: American Civil War: Letters and Diaries, North American Women's Letters and Diaries: Colonial to 1950
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Alexander Street Press

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14