Packed With Potential's purpose is to promote greater understanding of Anne Lister and her contemporaries through open, collaborative, and accessible research. 

This platform serves as a hub for individuals to engage with, contribute to, and publish their findings, while also facilitating connections with like-minded enthusiasts. Get involved today!

TRAVEL MAPS

Journey through Anne Lister's travels with these interactive maps including extracts from her journals and travel journals. 

TIMELINES

Follow key milestones across the lives of Anne Lister and her contemporaries. 

PROJECTS

Explore  Anne Lister's life and times utilizing the wealth of knowledge being unearthed from her journals.

PROFILES

Learn more about Anne Lister and people of interest in her extended network with these introductions.

THEIR STORIES

Focus on a particular topic with articles taking a closer look at specific events relating to Anne Lister and those in her circle.

RESOURCES

Utilize these tools and resources to guide and support further learning and research.

Community Calendar

Stay abreast of relevant events happening across the Ann(e)dom.

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  • Added: "The Expression of Identity and Emotions in the Life and Work of Anne Lister"; "From Anne Lister to Gentleman Jack to Anne Lister"; "'You Mean Something Absolutely Vital to Me': An Insight into the Lived Experiences of Female Companions to Hysterics in England in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries"; "Gênero, genealogias & as novas famílias (Gender, genealogies & new families)"; and "Liberating the Victorian politics of love through Jack the Lass and Anne Lister" to Research References

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October 30, 2022
  • Added "Stoically Sapphic: Gentlemanly Encryption and Disruptive Legibility in Adapting Anne Lister", "Queer Pilgrimage: Anne Lister, Gentleman Jack, and Locating Community", "Gentleman Jack and the (re)discovery of Anne Lister", “Following Anne Lister: Continuity and queer history before and after the late nineteenth century”, and "Can we call Anne Lister a lesbian?" to Anne Lister References
  • Updated Journal Transcripts page with latest WYAS transcription volume.

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August 27, 2022Added "The closet romantic: Anne Lister’s use of and contributions to British romanticism" and ​​"Curating as Feminist Organizing" to Anne Lister References

August 26, 2022
  • Added "A matter of perspective: Ann Walker through her lens and those of her contemporaries",  "From Diaries to Data Doubles. Self-Tracking in Dutch Diaries (1780–1940)" and ​​"’Pink-tinted glasses’: looking and affirmation in Gentleman Jack" to Anne Lister References

August 18, 2022
  • Added "Impossibility of its being deciphered”: Anne Lister, her “crypt hand” diaries, and the contrast between voicing and silencing" and “What unholy Chart is this?!”: Paratextual intertextuality in Gentleman Jack fan posts of scholarship on Anne Lister" to Anne Lister References

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  • New Resources: WYAS Catablogue, From Weaver to Web, Calderdale Libraries Local Studies Blog, Northowram Historical Society, and History Out Loud

August 13, 2022
  • Added "In the words and footsteps of Anne Lister" to the Book Concierge

August 10, 2022
  • Added "Average Height, Dark and Handsome: Sexuality, Self-Presentation and Independence in the Life and Times of Anne Lister (1791-1840), c. 1816-1826." to Anne Lister References

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