A huge digital repository of ebooks from academic libraries. Out of copyright texts (pre-1920s) are searchable and downloadable.
HathiTrust is a shared digital repository created by major research libraries. It offers searching of the full text of books and full access to works in the public domain
UChicago users may login to download high quality PDF versions where available.
Newspapers and Magazines
The guides below provide information on how to find newspapers and magazines.
Materials on women before 1920 from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Sophia Smith Collection, Jane Addams Memorial Collection, the Galatea Collection, Miriam Y. Holden Collection, Ida Rust Macpherson Collection and others. A searchable guide is available. Select the collection in the drop-down menu.
Microfilm of several major women's studies archival collections, including several major U.S. women's organizations such as the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs and the League of Women Voters.