Everything in the library and its archives collections has been given to the library by individuals and organisations. We are very grateful for these donations of items and archives which document the history of women in Scotland and enrich the lives of the women that use the library now and into the future.
If you have any questions about the collections, or would like to see any of the items, please contact our Archivist, Hannah Little.
Recent New Accessions Posts:
It has been one of our busiest years for acquisitions - and it’s only March! Since January, we have received over twenty donations to the museum and archive collections. Here are some of the highlights: Mary Gordon knitted this scarf to celebrate One Billion Rising; a campaign that took place on the 14th February. It was pioneered [...]
There have been some fantastic additions to the archive this year. In recent months the following material has been donated to the Collection: Pamphlets owned by Annette Eick including Gallery:Women’s Poetry (1976), and Move: A Publication of the Gay Womens Group – Women’s Liberation Bristol (1976) Photographs of women munitions workers from World War I and a [...]
We recently received a collection of archives from the Josephine Butler Society. Founded by Josephine Butler (1828-1906) herself in 1869, the Society was first known as the Ladies National Association. It was set up to oppose the Contagious Diseases Acts of 1864, 1866 and 1869.