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English Language and Literature

Exploring Archival Resources

Interested in finding primary documents (letters, diaries, etc.) relating to an author or a literary period?  Use these resources to get started:

Archive Explorer lets you search materials from the Adam Matthew Collections (Defining Gender1450-1910, Empire Online, etc.):

Digitized Newspapers


Search these digital versions for book/play reviews and accounts of historical events.

Electronic Treasures