Reconstructing a Life: The Archival Challenges of Women's History

@article{Sachs2008ReconstructingAL,
  title={Reconstructing a Life: The Archival Challenges of Women's History},
  author={Honor R. Sachs},
  journal={Library Trends},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={650-666}
}
The field of women’s history emerged and developed through the joint efforts of scholars, librarians, and archivists. When the field emerged in the early 1970s, the combined labor of individuals in these academic disciplines unearthed otherwise obscure archival evidence, shaped a new framework for research, and fueled dynamic inquiry into the historic… CONTINUE READING