• Entry type: Research Collection
  • Entry ID: AWE4756

In Her Gift: Women Philanthropists in Australian History, The Australian Women’s Register

(1860 – )


In Her Gift: Women Philanthropists in Australian History aggregates and makes accessible to a broad audience, research about Australian women’s philanthropy and women philanthropists since the mid nineteenth century. It links research findings (current in 2007) to the Australian Women’s Register. This project links to a database containing biographical notes on over thirty Australian women philanthropists, along with details of relevant bibliographical and archival resources and a thematic essay.

Users can: browse an alphabetical list of philanthropists; browse alphabetical lists of archival and published resources; browse images and search the register of Australia Women

Dr Barbara Lemon was principal researcher for the project.

Funding for this project was provided by the Australian Research Council and the National Foundation for Australian Women