Ongoing collection of names of people (and animals!) referred by Anne Lister in her journals and letters to help contextualize her words as well as facilitate transcription work and subsequent research.
Anne referred to her period as her 'cousin' and meticulously recorded when her cycle began. This project aims to create a resource that will benefit those interested in studying women's health in the 19th Century.
Anne meticulously documented bowel movements (or lackthereof) when it came to tracking her health, and that of others. This project aims to collect those details to gain a better understanding of 19th century beliefs and Anne's own personal health.
Readers of Anne Lister's journals frequently come across terms that are uncommon, no longer used, obscure, or that she had adapted for her own convenience.
This project aims at collecting all of Anne Lister's peculiar word choices and uses, which will help casual readers and researchers alike to better understand her through her journals, letters, notes and accounts.