A digital library project that makes freely available original works demonstrating the evolution of American medicine from colonial frontier outposts of the 17th century to research hospitals of the 20th century.
primary sources for the history of thought; includes texts by several major authors of the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
The Library’s earliest surviving charging ledger (July 1789 – April 1792) is a window into the reading habits of over five hundred members of the Society Library
digital collection of Newton’s manuscripts held by the Cambridge University Library
Project to make all Newton’s printed and manuscript writings freely available online, covering his scientific work, theological texts and alchemical tracts
The Old Bailey Proceedings Online makes available a fully searchable, digitised collection of all surviving editions of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate’s Accounts between 1676 and 1772. It allows access to over 197,000 trials and biographical details of approximately 2,500 men and women executed at Tyburn, […]
A multimedia resource presenting the pre-Reformation mass liturgy sung by choir boys in Nuremberg
the wide-ranging papers of the eighteenth-century naturalist, traveller, correspondent and royal adviser
a database companion to the print volumes in the series Private Libraries in Renaissance England
A searchable collection of texts including court records, wills, maps, town and fort plans, architectural and material culture studies
a digital collection of the first books printed in Mexico before 1601
A searchable version of information contained in the transcriptions of 325 probate inventories from the Chesapeake region for 1740-1810.
Database of wide range of surviving records relating to the village of Earl’s Colne, Essex
253 digitised Renaissance festival books that describe the magnificent festivals and ceremonies in Europe between 1475 and 1700
an online edition of the Collected Works of the Caroline dramatist, Richard Brome
An online source on the library of the 17th-century virtuoso Robert Hooke (1635-1703).
A digital archive of manuscript miscellanies and commonplace books from c. 1450-1720, including research and teaching resources for late medieval and early modern manuscript studies.
an animated map of the spatial history of the Jamaican slave insurrection
The Sloane Printed Books catalogue lists books which belonged to Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753).
South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800.
electronic edition of John Strype’s 1720 Survey of London, including maps and plates, introductory essay and bibliography
primary sources and research tools for the study of the arts in early modern Britain
electronic edition of Diderot and d’Almebert’s Enyclopédie
project to make available online materials to enhance knowledge and understanding of Jean Bodin
an eclectic gathering of 16th century documents of the Campbells of Glenorchy which provides unique insight into early modern Scottish life
records of the Court of Chivalry during its heyday between 1634 and 1640, covering a wide variety of topics relating to the social, political and cultural history of the period
The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
digital edition of letters from Thomas Bodley’s 12 years of diplomatic business in Europe, 1585-97
the Down Survey of Ireland (1656-58) is the first ever detailed land survey on a national scale anywhere in the world
project using database, web interface and GIS technology to map the 18th-century French book trade