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Absalom, Absalom! Electronic, Interactive! Chronology

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Interactive (Flash-based) chronology mapping of the complex structure of this work by William Faulkner. Augmented by digital audio files of talks by Faulkner at UVA in the 1957 and 1958, and page ...


Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS): University of Michigan

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The APIS project constitutes the efforts of papyrologists at a number of American universities to integrate in a "virtual" library the holdings from their collections (and collections that might want ...


Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS): Columbia University

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APIS is a collections-based repository hosting information about and images of papyrological materials (e.g. papyri, ostraca, wood tablets, etc) located in collections around the world. It contains ...


The Afghanistan Digital Library

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The ultimate purpose of the project is to make available, both on readable electronic media and on the internet, the entire publishing output of Afghanistan, searchable by title, author, subject, and ...


African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

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A digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg, this collection provides access to the thought, perspectives and creative ...


American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920

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American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920 comprises 253 published narratives by Americans and foreign visitors recounting their travels in the colonies and the United States and their observations ...


The American Verse Project

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An electronic archive of volumes of American poetry. Most of the archive is made up of 19th century poetry, although a few 18th century and early 20th century texts are included. The full text of each ...


Anarchism Pamphlets in the Labadie Collection

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The pamphlets digitized here comprise a very small part of a much larger collection of pamphlets owned by the Labadie Collection on the topic of anarchism. In order to maintain a simple way for the ...


Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World

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Project to digitize approximately 36 volumes from the Library's Ancient Near East and Classics collections. This digital project was part of a larger project that preserved almost 9,000 volumes in ...


Arabic and Middle East Electronic Library (AMEEL)

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AMEEL will be a Web-based portal for the study of the Middle East, including its history, culture, development, and contemporary face, and within this portal, will integrate existing scholarly digital ...


Attributions of Authorship in the European Magazine, 1782-1826

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This database integrates into one comprehensive, searchable list all 2,074 known attributions of authorship of anonymous, pseudonymous, or incompletely attributed articles, letters, reviews, and poems ...


Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1731-1868: An Electronic Union List

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Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1731-1868: An Electronic Union List identifies 2,362 anonymous or pseudonymous authors of 25,585 letters, articles, reviews, poems, and other ...


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library Digital Images Online

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Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is Yale University's principal repository for literary papers and for early manuscripts and rare books in the fields of literature, theology, history, and the ...


The Belfast Group

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In 1963 Philip Hobsbaum, a recently-arrived lecturer in English at Queen's University, Belfast, organized a writing workshop made up of students, faculty, and a number of writers from the local ...


Beowulf

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The British Library began the Electronic Beowulf project in 1993: selected images from the project were among the first pictures of medieval manuscripts to be mounted on the internet. A digital camera ...


Bibliotheca Schoenbergensis: An Exhibition from the Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg

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Selection from Lawrence Schoenberg's collection of illustrated medieval and early modern manuscripts. The collection includes items from the eleventh to the eighteenth century, monastic, university, ...


The Biddle Edition Archive

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A searchable electronic collection of selected Lewis and Clark letters, images, and press coverage surrounding the publication of the Biddle edition of the Lewis and Clark Journals in 1814. The ...


Birket Foster, Victorian Illustrator: A Memorial Exhibit in Honor of Charles W. Mann, Jr. (1929-1998)

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Birket Foster was part of one of the great periods of book illustration in England. A former apprentice of Thomas Bewick, he worked for the London News early in his career, and soon after he began to ...


The Cabell Family Papers

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The history of Virginia and that of the Cabell family are inextricably linked; indeed, since about 1726, the Cabells have been one of the Commonwealth's most interesting and influential families. This ...


Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

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This site provides access to descriptions and images of a selection of the decorated manuscripts in the British Library, which has arguably the most comprehensive, and certainly one of the richest ...


Catalonian Manuscripts

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Features Catalonian manuscripts from the collection at the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley. Offers access to translations and documents dating from 1031 through 1555.


Caxton's Chaucer

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This project has made available William Caxton's two editions of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, probably printed in 1476 and 1483. The originals are both in the British Library. The digitisation was ...


A Celebration of Women Writers

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A Celebration of Women Writers is a collection of electronic text transcriptions (many with illustrations) edited by volunteer Mary Mark Ockerbloom. This sister site to The On-Line Books Page has ...


The Center for the Tebtunis Papyri

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The Tebtunis Papyri consist of the papyrus documents that were found in the winter of 1899/1900 at the site of ancient Tebtunis, Egypt. The expedition to Tebtunis, led by the British archaeologists ...


Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection

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Charles Weever Cushman, amateur photographer and Indiana University alumnus, bequeathed approximately 14,500 Kodachrome color slides to his alma mater. The photographs in this collection bridge a ...


Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts

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The Electronic publication of Harry Hoijer's Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache Texts is a web-accessible Apache language linguistic database and text archive available to the public at no charge as part ...


Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse

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This collection of Middle English texts was assembled from works contributed by University of Michigan faculty and from texts provided by the Oxford Text Archive, as well as works created specifically ...


The Digital Elvis Project

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A site that provides access to all material needed for variable format readings or stagings of the play Elvis People, written by Doug Grissom of the UVA Drama Department, which explores the impact of ...


Digital Scriptorium

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Describes Digital Scriptorium, a joint project of the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University to digitize and make ...


Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls

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Stanford's Dime Novel and Story Paper Collection consists of over 8,000 individual items, and includes long runs of the major dime novel series (Frank Leslie's Boys of America, Happy Days, Beadle's ...


Early 19th-Century Russian Readership & Culture: A Hypertext Archive

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A collection on early 19th-century Russian readership, culture and the press. It consists of: a) texts drawn from fiction, journals, memoirs and travel accounts; and b) supplementary materials -- ...


Early American Fiction Collection (1789-1875)

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The Early American Fiction collection includes 886 volumes, totaling 230,016 pages. 136 authors are represented. In addition, 199 manuscript items (525 pages of drafts, letters, and miscellaneous ...


Early English Books Online

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Collection of online text editions of works originally published 1473-1700, listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-title catalogue, Wing's Short title catalogue or the Thomason tracts. Titles in the ...


Electronic Poetry Portal

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The Electronic Poetry Portal provides Emory faculty and students with access to major collections of poetry in the English language. The portal is a collaboration of the Beck Center for Electronic ...


The Emma Goldman Papers

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) stands as a major figure in the history of American radicalism and feminism. An influential and well-known anarchist of her day, Goldman was an early advocate of free speech, ...


Emory Women Writers Resource Project

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Working with faculty and graduate students for Emory's English Department, the Beck Center is creating both HTML and SGML versions of selected works by American and British women. Spanning the 17th - ...


The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert

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This collaborative translation project built by scholars and translators around the world now has almost 200 articles. New enhancements will be released this fall including use of a bilingual ...


The English Emblem Book Project

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A collaborative project with the University Libraries' Arts and Humanities Library's Digital Resources Center, Special Collections and Preservation Department, the Emblem Book Project undertakes to ...


Evans Early American Imprint Collection

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The University of Michigan, NewsBank/Readex Co., and the American Antiquarian Society are cooperating in a Text Creation Partnership to create 6,000 accurately keyed and fully searchable SGML/XML text ...


The Fantastic in Art and Fiction

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Graphic material from the Cornell witchcraft collections provides an unusual and rarely seen counterpoint to a comparative literature course analyzing German, Anglo-American, French, and Latin- ...


Finding Aids Index for the Rauner Special Collections Library

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Finding Aids for approximately 275 manuscript collections in Rauner Special Collections Library are available in the Digital Library at Dartmouth. The finding aids were converted to XML using the ...


The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820

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This was a joint project between the University of Chicago Library and the Filson Historical Society of Louisville, Kentucky, to digitize 745 rare books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, prints, and ...


Free eBook Library for the Microsoft Reader and Palm

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Over 2,100 publicly-available ebooks from the University of Virginia Library's Etext Center, including classic British and American fiction, major authors, children's literature, American history, ...


Gutenberg Bible

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Johann Gutenberg's Bible was the first real book to be printed using the technique of printing, which Gutenberg invented in the 1450s. The British Library has two complete copies, one printed on paper ...


Harvey Cushing: A Biography

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John F. Fulton's biography of his mentor and friend, Harvey Cushing, was the first book-length biography of the great neurosurgeon and teacher and has remained the standard source on his life. When ...


Horace Howard Furness Collection

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Digital surrogates for objects selected from the Furness Memorial (Shakespeare) Library, University of Pennsylvania, which includes both texts and images, that illuminate the theater, literature, and ...


Household Words: Women Write from and for the Kitchen

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An exhibition from the Esther B. Aresty Collection - a collection of works on the culinary arts spanning five centuries and representing cultures from nearly every part of the world.


Illinois Art and Literature

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Illinois Harvest is a free public gateway combining search, aggregation, and discovery services. We provide organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois, ...


The Illustrated Book, 1780-1830: Selected from the Collection of Harris N. Hollin

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An online exhibit of surrogates for items in the collection of Harris N. Hollin. Including images of more than 40 plates and excerpts from the texts, the exhibit is thematically organized and focuses ...


Irish Literary Collections Portal

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Provides access to a fully searchable array of finding aids for the Irish literary manuscript collections held by Emory University's Robert W. Woodruff Library Special Collections and Boston College's ...


Italian Women Writers

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The Italian Women Writers project (IWW) is a long-term research endeavor to preserve and provide access to an extensive corpus of literature written by Italian women authors. Its goal is to bring ...


The Jack London Online Collection

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Jack London (born Jan. 12, 1876, died Nov. 22, 1916) is best known for his books The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf, and a few short stories, such as "To Build a Fire" and "The White ...


James B. Reston Papers

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James B. Reston (1909-95) papers include correspondence, publications, manuscripts, memoranda, reports, speeches, interview transcripts, and photographs relating to Reston's career with the Associated ...


Japanese Text Initiative

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The University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library sponsor the Japanese Text Initiative, a collaborative effort to make texts of classical ...


The Kolb-Proust Archive for Research

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The Kolb-Proust Archive for Research, a project of the Library of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is devoted to the study of French novelist Marcel Proust and his time. Currently ...


Latviešu Tautas Dziesmas (Latvian Dainas)

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Dainas are Baltic folk songs in verse form. This project is an electronic edition of the 12 volumes of Latviešu tautas dziesmas, edited by Arveds Švābe, Kārlis Straubergs, and Edīte ...


Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection

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The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection is a private library focusing on late medieval and early modern manuscripts. Mr. Schoenberg is a Penn alumnus and past chair of the Library's Board of Overseers. ...


Luther Funeral Sermon Project

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This English translation of the first edition of Johann Bugenhagen's funeral sermon for Martin Luther was digitized in commemoration of the 450th anniversary of Martin Luther's death. The funeral ...


The Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID)

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The Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID) contains digital reproductions of photographs, posters, drawings, text documents, and other images taken from the research collections of ...


Mark Twain in His Times

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This interpretive archive, drawn largely from the resources of the Barrett Collection, focuses on how "Mark Twain" and his works were created and defined, marketed and performed, reviewed and ...


McKenney and Hall Indian Tribes of North America

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Text and 121 hand colored lithographs from: The history of the Indian tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty ...


Medieval and Modern Thought Text Digitization Project

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The goal of Stanford’s Medieval and Modern Thought (MMT) Text Digitization Project is to digitize on an ongoing basis reference works, source collections, and primary and secondary books in the broad ...


Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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Garret MS. 158 was probably made in Bologna in 1471 or after 1473. Its principal text is the Collectio antiquitatum that was the work of Giovanni Marcanova, who was born in Venice ca. 1410/1418 and ...


Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature On-Line

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Selected audio recordings and text files of oral literature made by Professor Milman Parry of the Department of the Classics at Harvard University in 1933-35 in Yugoslavia and the epic texts collected ...


The Modern English Collection

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Presents the Modern English Collection of the University of Virginia Library. The Collection includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, letters, manuscripts, and illustrations from 1500 to the ...


Networking Artists & Poets: Assemblings from the Ruth & Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry

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Curated by Craig Saper, Assistant Professor, University of the Arts.


The Nineteenth Century in Print: The Making of America in Books and Periodicals

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This collection comprises books and periodicals published in the United States during the nineteenth century, primarily during the second half of the century. Most of the materials were digitized ...


The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL)

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A collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.


The Ovid Collection

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The Electronic Text Center's holdings include a variety of Metamorphoses resources. A Latin text (apparently from Ehwald's edition, ca. 1903), eight other digitized versions of the Latin, some scanned ...


Pacific Northwest Historical Documents Database

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A collection of writings, diaries, letters, and reminiscences drawn from various sources within the Manuscripts, Special Collections, University Archives collections that recount the early settlement ...


Pamphlets and Periodicals of the French Revolution of 1848

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The Center for Research Libraries, the University of Chicago Library, and the ARTFLProject, (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) have cooperated on a project to ...


Parker Library on the Web

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Parker Library on the Web is a multi-year undertaking of Corpus Christi College, the Stanford University Libraries and the Cambridge University Library, to produce a high-resolution digital copy of ...


Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection

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The collection contains fragments of the poem "Song of Myself," trial lines of poetry and prose, Civil War hospital notes, and personal jottings on a wide range of subjects. The wide range of topics ...


Poetry Here and Then

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A sampling of the papers of Michigan poets from various collections housed at the Bentley Historical Library, featuring handwritten and typed manuscripts, letters and essays as well as photographs, ...


The Poet's Voice: A Digital Poetry Collection

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The Woodberry Poetry Room, named in honor of Harvard alumnus and Professor George E. Woodberry (A.B., 1877), opened in 1931 in Widener Library for the purpose of bringing alive the poet's voice and ...


Portfolio

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Portfolio is a web site designed to facilitate ready access to a selection of frequently requested images in the Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. ...


Princeton University Library Papyrus Home Page

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Provides information about the collections of papyri housed in the Manuscripts Division of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Harvey S. Firestone Memorial Library of Princeton ...


Renaissance Festival Books

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Renaissance festival books describe and illustrate the magnificent festivals and ceremonies that took place in Europe between 1475 and 1700 - marriages and funerals of royalty and nobility, ...


The Renaissance in Print: Sixteenth-Century French Books in the Douglas Gordon Collection

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Special Collections Digital Services and the University of Virginia French Department have launched an ambitious collaborative project that will make rare books from the French Renaissance era ...


Richard Thomas Walker Duke, Jr. and the Duke Family Papers at the University of Virginia

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Between 1899 and 1926, Richard Thomas Walker Duke, Jr., a prominent Albemarle County, Virginia, jurist and civic leader, recorded the most memorable events of his life in five, leather-bound volumes ...


Roman de la Rose: Digital Surrogates of Medieval Manuscripts

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Includes scanned images of six manuscripts of the Roman de la Rose from the collections of the Walters Art Museum (W. 143), the Pierpont Morgan Library (M. 948), the Bodleian Library of Oxford ...


Sagnanet: Icelandic Medieval Literature

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Digital images of manuscripts and books covering the entire range of Icelandic sagas. The manuscripts are nearly all in Old Norse or Icelandic. Books can be in any European language, as a number of ...


The Sesquicentennial of the Death of Edgar Allan Poe: a Commemoration

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Commemorates the 150th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death and his time at the University of Virginia.


The Shahnama Project

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The "Shahnameh" (The Book of Kings), the national epic of the Iranian people, was completed by the poet Ferdowsi in A.D. 1010. Its traditional 60,00 couplets outline the exploits of Persian heroes, ...


Shakespeare in Quarto

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Contains the full text of the British Library's 93 copies of the 21 plays by Shakespeare printed in quarto before the theatres were closed in 1642. These pamphlet editions are thought to be working ...


Studies in Bibliography Ebook Archive

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In partnership with the University of Virginia's Bibliographical Society, the Electronic Text Center is now proud to offer freely available Microsoft Reader ebooks of the entire backlist of Studies in ...


The Swinburne Project: A Digital Archive of the Life and Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Algernon Charles Swinburne is a major Victorian writer and cultural figure. The vast majority of his writings, however, are out of print. The Swinburne Project provides a searchable electronic edition ...


Victorian Women Writers Project

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The goal of the Victorian Women Writers Project is to produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century, encoded using the Standard Generalized Markup ...


The Virginia Heritage: Guides to Manuscript & Archival Collections in Virginia

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The Virginia Heritage Project concluded successfully in December 2002. Over the course of the grant, Special Collections encoded 2,203 collection guides in the EAD format, representing 27,923 pages of ...


The Walt Whitman Archive

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The Walt Whitman Archive is an electronic research and teaching tool that sets out to make Whitman's vast work, for the first time, easily and conveniently accessible to scholars, students, and ...


Walt Whitman Manuscripts

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NYPL has been a major contributor to The Walt Whitman Archive, an editorial project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize and transcribe manuscripts by Walt Whitman (1819- ...


Western Americana Photographs Collection

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Consists of photographs of Indians of the Americas and views of the American West, including landscapes, cityscapes, and mining, railroad, and agricultural operations. Also included are views of towns ...


William Blake: Illustrated Books

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Three original books in "relief etching" by William Blake, who composed the texts, designed the texts and decorations, and printed the pages: America: A Prophecy (1793 [1794?]), Europe: A Prophecy ( ...


William Morris and His Circle

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This web exhibition of "William Morris and His Circle" incorporates selected images derived from the 1996 Ransom Center exhibition which contained over seventy-five items, including manuscripts of ...


The Winnifred Eaton Digital Archive

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Winnifred Eaton (1875-1954), writing under the pseudonym of Onoto Watanna, was the first person of Asian descent to publish a novel in the US. Perhaps more significantly, she was the first Asian ...


Women's Literary Salons Archive, 1975-1985: New York, Cerridwen, Paris, Los Angeles

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Ephemera from the Collection of Gloria Orenstein, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California, made available online to contribute to the debate about feminism in the ...


Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years

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In honor of the Manuscript Division's centennial, its staff has selected for online display approximately ninety representative documents spanning from the fifteenth century to the mid-twentieth ...


Wright American Fiction 1851-1875

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Digital renditions of the novels listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography of American Fiction 1851-1875 produced by nine libraries in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC). Wright's ...


The Yale Papyrus Collection

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As part of the Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS) project, the Beinecke Papyrology Database describes papyri held in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and includes many ...


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