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Books, Documents, Essays
Worldcat is a comprehensive catalog of books and other materials held in libraries throughout the United States and even some international libraries. The Center for Research libraries' catalog contains more than 500,000 monographs in all formats and subject areas.The European Library searches European national libraries.
Defining Gender, 1450-1910
15th to early 20th century primary sources on gender, covering Conduct and Politeness, Domesticity and Family, the Body, etc. See the list of topics
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Over 100,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the English language in any country from 1475 through 1700. For the most relevant works, use Subject, either keyword or choose from a list.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Over 136, 000 books, pamphlets, essays broadsides, etc. For the most relevant results, in the Advanced Search use Subject and also some of the limits available (language, subject area, etc.).
Digitized books, journals, and government documents from all countries and time periods. The catalog search, using Subject and the filters on the left hand side can help create relevant results.
Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex, and the Family
Search the full text of handbooks, manuals, textbooks, etiquette guides, self-help books, instructional pamphlets, and how-to books describing American attitudes towards family dynamics, gender roles, sexual relationships, and race relations. Type your term in the search box at the upper right to see if it appears in titles, subjects, full text, etc.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Documents, sources, and other material related the history of women in social movements. Scholar's Edition.