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America's Historical Imprints
Searchable monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and ephemera enable researchers to explore America's distant and not so distant past. Available here: American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I; Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800; Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819; Early American Imprints, Series II: Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1801-1819.
American Broadsides and Ephemera
Searchable monographs, pamphlets, broadsides, government documents and ephemera enable researchers to explore America's distant and not so distant past
British Literary Manuscripts Online
Presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. British Literary Manuscripts Online is published in two parts: "BLMO 1660-1900" and "BLMO Medieval and Renaissance"
Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century.
The Book of Common Prayer
The Book of Common Prayer is one of the major works of English literature. Since its introduction in the mid-1500's it has exerted enormous influence on the religious and literary lives of all who speak the English language
The Books of Homilies
The Books of Homilies are authorized sermons issued in two books for use in the Church of England during the reigns of Edward VI and Elizabeth I. They were to provide for the Church a new model of simplified topical preaching as well as a theological understanding of the Reformation that had taken place in England.
Early Stuart Libels
A web-based edition of early seventeenth-century political poetry from manuscript sources.
English Broadside Ballad Archive
Broadside ballads of the seventeenth century fully accessible as texts, art, music, and cultural records
Emblems are concise yet potent combinations of texts and images that invite, and require, decoding. In a concise format, they reveal the mentalities and attitudes of the period from c. 1500-1800 in an assemblage of texts and images.
The John Milton Reading Room
The John Milton Reading Room: the complete poetry and selected prose of John Milton, with introductions, research guides, and hyperlinked annotations.
Medieval Manuscripts on the Web
Intended to offer quick access to various digitization projects on the web: clicking the project title will take you directly there. Listings are alphabetical by country, then city, and then by originating institution. Some cooperative projects are to be found at the relevant top level; so, a consortium of American libraries will appear as the first entry under the United States, for example.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Contains primary source collections of the long nineteenth century, including a variety of content types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more. Our subscription includes Archive 1: Asia & West Diplomacy & Cultural Exchange; Archive 2: British Politics and Society; Archive 3: British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; Archive 4: Childrens Literature and Childhood.; Archive 5: Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest; Archive 6: Corvey Collection of European Literature, 1790-1840; Archive 7: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature; Archive 8: Photography; Archive 9: Religion, Society, Spirituality and Reform; Archive 10-11: Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925; Archive 12: Women: Transitional Networks.
Parker Library on the Web
A web-based workspace designed to support use and study of the manuscripts in the historic Parker Library at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
State Papers Online
Provides 17th century British State Papers and links these historical manuscripts to their full text-searchable calendars. Our subscriptions include Part III: The Stuarts: James I to Anne, 1603-1714, State Papers Domestic, and Part IV: The Stuarts: James to Anne, 1603 – 1714: State Papers Foreign, Ireland; and Registers of the Privy Council.
Historical, manuscript, and image resources that explore women's roles in the US economy from the Open Collections Program, Harvard University 1870-1930
Women Writers Online
Digitized texts by pre-Victorian women writers
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