The SVA Library has just begun trial access to the Women’s Wear Daily Archive and the Women’s Magazine Archive from Proquest’s Fashion Studies package. These trials will be active through the end of the year, and can be accessed from our A-Z Databases page.
About Women’s Wear Daily:
A comprehensive archive of Women’s Wear Daily, from the first issue in 1910 to material from within the last twelve months, reproduced in high-resolution images. Every page, article, advertisement and cover has been included, with searchable text and indexing. The Women’s Wear Daily Archive preserves one of the fashion industry’s most influential reads. Key moments in the history of the industry, as well as major designers, brands, retailers and advertisers are all covered in this publication of record.
About Women’s Magazine Archive:
An archival research resource comprising the full backfiles of leading women’s interest consumer magazines. Titles are scanned from cover to cover in high-resolution color and feature detailed article-level indexing. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005 and these key primary sources permit the examination of the events, trends, and attitudes of this period. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture. Titles in this database include Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, and Ladies’ Home Journal.
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