Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Dedicated to the preservation of early modern women writings, this collection consists of over 230 digitized manuscripts originally composed between 1500 and 1700 in the British Isles and now located in 15 libraries and archives in North America and the United Kingdom. The resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

The collection encompasses devotional writings, autobiographic material, cookery and medical recipes, and accounts.

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