This is the PACSCL project information website for the In Her Own Right project.

Please click here to visit our primary source database, where we are continuously adding materials!

In Her Own Right is composed of three funded components:

  • A Foundations grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to identify collections and themes, digitize a representative sample of materials, and build a prototype site. Additional information on the pilot project can be found at the prototype site: http://inherownright.org/ (through May 2017) (now complete)
  • A Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to digitize an additional 117,000 pages of manuscripts, printed materials, photographs, drawing, and related materials (2018-2020).
  • An implementation grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize additional materials and extend the functionality of the prototype site. (2019-2021_

PACSCL (the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries) is an association of 38 rare book and manuscript libraries and archives in the Greater Philadelphia area. For additional information on PACSCL, its members, and its programs, see http://pacscl.org/