Ongoing collaborative effort to catalogue the books and periodicals mentioned in Anne Lister's journals.
This guide offers a starting point for understanding the language Anne Lister used to describe her sexual practices.
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.
Ongoing cataloguing of mentions of Ann Walker sketching or drawing across Anne Lister's journals.
A project to help surface interesting sketches and explanatory drawings from Anne Lister's journals to explore Anne's visual thinking.
This project is to compile all aspects of Anne’s experiences of performing arts.
A collaborative effort to compile as many of Anne's communications as possible
A collection of references to food and drink documented by Anne in her journals and correspondence.
A project to collect references of Anne's commentary about religion, as documented in her journals.
A project to collect references of the variations of Ann Walker's nickname used by Anne Lister and others.
This project aims at creating a resource that will benefit those who are interested in studying the fashion of the 19th Century
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.
This project collects learning experiences documented in Anne's journal for the purpose of better understanding her education and endless pursuit of knowledge.
Anne meticulously documented bowel movements (or lack thereof) 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.
Anne Lister's knowledge of a multitude of life subjects was not lacking. The goal of this tracker is to collect all the hacks that made Anne Lister the best at living. Collecting these various tips and tricks in one convenient tracker provides a unique glimpse into 19th-century life.
Include all mentions of life hacks such as ingredients to help with an ailment, prescriptions from doctors, or methods and processes she creates for easier outdoor work or household chores.
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.
Anne Lister was a dedicated letter writer as were many of her friends.
In Anne's correspondence, there's a rich and diverse variety of wax seals and stamps, all of which tell a part of the personal history of their owners. This spreadsheet is a collaborative effort to compile as many descriptions of the known seals used by Anne Lister and her correspondents as possible.
Photography didn't exist in Anne Lister's time, so every time someone wanted a portrait or other likeness of themselves they would need to find a suitable artist to undertake the work. Sometimes this went fairly well and the likeness was admirable and sometimes it produced funny results.
This spreadsheet is a collaborative effort to compile as many records of portraits and other likenesses of Anne Lister, her friends, and her family as possible.