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Research Guides

Colonial to 19th Century

  • Dickinson Electronic Archives 
    A repository for the study of resources related to Emily Dickinson. Provides a digital collection of Dickinson that contains writings, drawings, and criticism.
  • Emily Dickinson Archive 
    Emily Dickinson Archive makes high-resolution images of Dickinson’s surviving manuscripts available in open access, and provides readers with a website through which they can view images of manuscripts held in multiple libraries and archives
  • The Walt Whitman Archives 
    Provides digital version of every edition of Leaves of Grass. Site provides biography, bibliography and criticism.
  • U.S. History - Primary Resources for 19th Century 
    UW Libraries' History Subject Guide.

20th Century to Contemporary

  • Willa Carther Archive 
    The University of Nebraska hoasts this website which includes her letters and writings, as well as, extensive secondary sources.
  • The Ernest Hemingway Collection 
    The JFK Library holds 9O percent of Hemingway's original manuscripts. The link has numerous pictures of Hemingway, as well as, a list of other online resources
  • Edith Wharton Society 
    This website provides biographical and chronological information and links to full text, novels, stories and poetry.