The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs
The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs is a digitized collection of materials documenting feminist thought and women’s rights movements around the world. It includes more than 4,000 monographs and 300 periodicals from continental Europe, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and New Zealand, mostly in English, French, and German. Both feminist and anti-feminist perspectives are represented. The collection also includes accounts of the condition of women through the centuries.
This collection is the digitized version of the physical materials in the Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs. The collection was begun in the late 1800s by Dutch physician and feminist Aletta Jacobs and her husband C.V. Gerritsen.