Loyola University Chicago

Women and Leadership Archives



Collections and digitized materials from the Women and Leadership Archives can be discovered through partner organizations listed below, in addition to Preservica, Loyola's digital preservation repository.


The BMRC Archives Portal from the Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) allows users to discover the unique collections on Black experiences freely available in libraries, museums, archives, and other organizations in the Chicago area. The BMRC is a Chicago-based membership association of libraries, universities, museums, community/arts organizations, and other archival institutions with a mission to connect all who seek to document, share, understand and preserve Black experiences.


The Catholic Portal from the Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA) provides global, freely available access to rare, unique and/or uncommon materials in libraries, seminaries, special collections and archives. CRRA is a membership alliance of institutions committed to delivering projects and services in support of its mission to create enduring permanent global access to Catholic resources in the Americas.


Explore Chicago Collections from the Chicago Collections Consortium (CCC) lets researchers, teachers and students search many locations at once. The unified search lets you locate thousands of archival collections and digital images at member institutions all over the Chicago area. CCC is a collaboration among libraries, museums, and allied organizations working together to collect, preserve, and share freely, openly, and equitably the history and culture of Chicago with the world.


The Illinois Digital Archives (IDA) is a repository for the digital collections of the Illinois State Library as well as other libraries and cultural institutions in the State of Illinois. The WLA has a collection of Mundelein College materials available in the IDA. See the collection here and learn about the grant that made this project possible here.


JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines and helps users explore a wide range of scholarly content through a powerful research and teaching platform. Search select materials from Loyola University Chicago here.