Collections on HERstory

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 Search Result : 20 items found
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
In 1913 Tohuku University became the first co-educational university in Japan that admits male and female students. The University accepted four women applicants for the entrance examinations at a time when only male high school graduates could apply for admission. Three of these applicants were accepted as students at the university. The…
Stone Inscription of Thaingathu's Daughter
Stone Inscription of Thaingathu's Daughter
The inscriptions on the stones are about an unnamed woman who lived around the year 628 Myanmar Era (AD 1266) and portrays herself through the status of her father and her husband. She was the wife of a King and a daughter of Counselor Thaingathu of the Royal Palace in Bagan. There are two stones with inscriptions about Thaingathu’s daughter: a…
Oral History Archives and Forced Marriage under the Khmer Rouge
Oral History Archives and Forced Marriage under the Khmer Rouge
The Oral History Archives consist of two oral history collections. The “Cambodian Women’s Oral History” project was an independent self-funded research project led by Dr Theresa de Langis between 2012 and 2016. The project undertook 24 interviews including one with a transgendered woman. In March 2016, the full set of video-audio recordings,…
Naebang-gasa: Song of the Inner Chambers
Naebang-gasa: Song of the Inner Chambers
Naebang-gasa is a poetic genre written by Korean women from the 16th century onwards and mainly enjoyed by women in the Yeongnam region. Through Naebang-gasa women were able to document the reality of their lives and have their voices heard in a male dominated society. In its early stages, Naebang-gasa focused on spreading Confucian values to women…
Manuscript (MSS 25) of Syair Siti Zubaidah Perang China
Manuscript (MSS 25) of Syair Siti Zubaidah Perang China
Syair Siti Zubaidah Perang China (Malay for Poem of Siti Zubaidah's War on China, often abbreviated Syair Siti Zubaidah) is a 19th-century syair (poem) by an unknown author. The manuscript (MSS 25) of the syair is held at the National Library of Malaysia. Other institutions also hold manuscripts including the National Library of Indonesia (MI…
Collection of Sino-Nom Heritages in TrườngLưu Village
Collection of Sino-Nom Heritages in TrườngLưu Village
The Sino-Nom Heritages in TrườngLưu village are a collection of 489 documents in the custody of ancestral houses of worship and private homes in TrườngLưu village, Vietnam. They date from the 17th to the 20th century. The collection includes sắcphong (royal edicts conferring a title on a person), administrative documents, hoành phi (horizontally…
Nita Barrow Collection
Nita Barrow Collection
The Nita Barrow Collection documents the career of Dame Nita Barrow (1916-1995) who was an international advocate for gender equality and empowerment, anti-racism, poverty alleviation and healthcare education and improvement. It is a complete collection of Dame Nita’s personal working manuscripts, speeches, correspondence and personal collection of…
Gertrude Bell Archive
Gertrude Bell Archive
Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) was an influential British woman who travelled widely. She was an archaeologist, writer, explorer and political agent who worked in the British administration of Iraq during the early 1920s. She had a profound impact on the modern world through her legacy in the Middle East, especially in the formation of Iraq. The…
Diaries of Anne Frank
Diaries of Anne Frank
The diary, written by the adolescent Anne Frank (1929-1945), records the experience of the two years starting in July 1942, that she and her father, mother, two sisters and four other Jewish people lived in hiding in a Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II. Anne writes about events but also about what she feels and thinks. She was rewriting…
Astrid Lindgren Archives
Astrid Lindgren Archives
Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) is one of the best known authors of children’s books in the twentieth century. The archives, compiled by Astrid Lindgren herself, include nearly all her original manuscripts including some early unpublished ones, shorthand drafts, press clippings and an extensive collection of international correspondence. Her books…
term* : Right Truncation. The wildcard search: docu* would match docu, document, documents, documentary

*term : Left Truncation. The wildcard search: *man would match woman, human, man

*term* : A phrase is a group of words surrounded by double quotes such as *Gender Equality*

A&&B : Requires both terms on either side of the Boolean operator to be present for a match

color !blue : Requires that the following term not be present

 Search Result : 20 items found
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
Women's Student Record in Higher Education in Japan
In 1913 Tohuku University became the first co-educational university in Japan that admits male and female students. The University accepted four women applicants for the entrance examinations at a time when only male high school graduates could apply…
Stone Inscription of Thaingathu's Daughter
Stone Inscription of Thaingathu's Daughter
The inscriptions on the stones are about an unnamed woman who lived around the year 628 Myanmar Era (AD 1266) and portrays herself through the status of her father and her husband. She was the wife of a King and a daughter of Counselor Thaingathu of…
Oral History Archives and Forced Marriage under the Khmer Rouge
Oral History Archives and Forced Marriage under the Khmer Rouge
The Oral History Archives consist of two oral history collections. The “Cambodian Women’s Oral History” project was an independent self-funded research project led by Dr Theresa de Langis between 2012 and 2016. The project undertook 24 interviews…
Naebang-gasa: Song of the Inner Chambers
Naebang-gasa: Song of the Inner Chambers
Naebang-gasa is a poetic genre written by Korean women from the 16th century onwards and mainly enjoyed by women in the Yeongnam region. Through Naebang-gasa women were able to document the reality of their lives and have their voices heard in a male…
Manuscript (MSS 25) of Syair Siti Zubaidah Perang China
Manuscript (MSS 25) of Syair Siti Zubaidah Perang China
Syair Siti Zubaidah Perang China (Malay for Poem of Siti Zubaidah's War on China, often abbreviated Syair Siti Zubaidah) is a 19th-century syair (poem) by an unknown author. The manuscript (MSS 25) of the syair is held at the National Library of…
Collection of Sino-Nom Heritages in TrườngLưu Village
Collection of Sino-Nom Heritages in TrườngLưu Village
The Sino-Nom Heritages in TrườngLưu village are a collection of 489 documents in the custody of ancestral houses of worship and private homes in TrườngLưu village, Vietnam. They date from the 17th to the 20th century. The collection includes sắcphong…
Nita Barrow Collection
Nita Barrow Collection
The Nita Barrow Collection documents the career of Dame Nita Barrow (1916-1995) who was an international advocate for gender equality and empowerment, anti-racism, poverty alleviation and healthcare education and improvement. It is a complete…
Gertrude Bell Archive
Gertrude Bell Archive
Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) was an influential British woman who travelled widely. She was an archaeologist, writer, explorer and political agent who worked in the British administration of Iraq during the early 1920s. She had a profound impact on the…
Diaries of Anne Frank
Diaries of Anne Frank
The diary, written by the adolescent Anne Frank (1929-1945), records the experience of the two years starting in July 1942, that she and her father, mother, two sisters and four other Jewish people lived in hiding in a Secret Annex in Amsterdam…
Astrid Lindgren Archives
Astrid Lindgren Archives
Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002) is one of the best known authors of children’s books in the twentieth century. The archives, compiled by Astrid Lindgren herself, include nearly all her original manuscripts including some early unpublished ones, shorthand…