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New! Marriage, Women, and the Law, 1815-1914

Students and scholars in criminology, law, history, political science, sociology, and women's history may want to make a commitment to use the Libraries latest addition. Marriage, Women, and the Law, 1815-1914, is a digital collection that resulted from the “Studies in Scarlet” project sponsored by the Research Libraries Group (RLG). With a focus on family law and domestic relations in the 19th century, the collection provides electronic access to materials supporting research on a broad range of topics, including marriage, divorce, adultery, miscegenation, polygamy, and birth control. The content of the collection includes case reports, statutes, novels, newspapers, diaries, and letters and is designed to support scholarship in disciplines including law, history, sociology, political science, women's studies, and criminology.

Sources for this collection include:

Users can access Marriage, Women, and the Law, 1815-1914 from the frontpage of the Libraries website, by choosing one of the following paths:

Indexes and Databases / Humanities / History
Indexes and Databases / Social Science and Law / Law and Criminal Justice
Indexes and Databases / Social Sciences and Law / Political Science
Indexes and Databases / Social Sciences and Law / Sociology
Indexes and Databases / Social Sciences and Law / Women's Studies

Posted July 1, 2003