Geographic coverage: Global, with an Anglo-American bias.
Temporal coverage: 1850-1950.
Document types: Addresses; Clinical Notes; Correspondence; Diaries; Ephemera; Financial Documents; Government Documents; Hospital Records; Illustrations; Interview Transcripts; Manuals and Text Books; Maps; Medical Studies; Memoirs; Military Records; Realia; Official Records; Pamphlets; Periodicals; Photographs and Slides; Plans; Postcards; Printed Books; and Statistics.
Topical coverage: Ambulance Systems; Disability; Hospital Care; Medical Developments and Equipment; Mental Health; Nursing; Personal Experience; Public Health, Welfare, and Reform; Rehabilitation; Sanitation; and Women at War.
Books, pamphlets, broadsides, advertisements, trade cards, catalogs, business records, posters, and ephemera documenting the 19th century trade in popular medical remedies. Sources taken from the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Browse the collections by broad thematic areas--General Cures, Health and Hygiene, Sexual Health, Women's Health, Children's Health, Surgery and General Practice, Dentistry, Production and Trade, Satire and Parody, Education and Research, Physiology, Medical Devices, Homeopathy, and Botanic Medicine--or perform keyword searches. No subject index.
Geographic coverage: United States, Britain, Australia, and Canada.
Temporal coverage: 1800-present.
Document types: Business and financial records; Illustrations including posters and cartoons; Personal records including correspondence, postcards, diaries, scrapbooks, and notes; Ephemera; Handbills, pamphlets, and leaflets; Legal documents; Organizational records including meeting minutes, notes, and reports; Periodicals including newsletters and newspapers; Photographs, Books; Event programs; Questionnaires; Speeches; and Realia.
Topical coverage: Women’s Suffrage; Feminism; The Men’s Movement ; Employment and Labor; Organizations, Associations and Societies; Education; Government and Politics; Legislation and Legal Cases; The Body; Sex and Sexuality; Conduct and Politeness; Domesticity and the Family Leisure and Entertainment.
Roughly 4,500 monographs and pamphlets, and more than 400 periodicals documenting women's history around the world. Books have both Library of Congress Subject Headings, and Gerritsen Subject Terms. Somewhat more than half of the material in the collection is in English, and the remainder is in German, French, and other European languages.