digital edition of 4000 depositions, examinations and associated materials in which Protestant men and women told of their experiences of the rebellion by the Catholic Irish in October 1641
searchable scholarly edition of this diary of a turbulent period in British history as seen by a London merchant
the journal of a British seaman in the West Indies during the French Revolutionary wars; includes accounts of naval operations, sailors’ health and punishments, and personal views on slavery, religion, and morality
This electronic archive presents images of manuscripts and digital transcriptions from the Adams Family Papers.
Digital edition of casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, two of the most popular astrologers in early modern England.
An edition of Newton’s alchemical manuscripts and new research on Newton’s chymistry
Digitized travel accounts of late medieval and early modern Europe
a digital collection of searchable descriptions, digital photo-reproductions and codified transcriptions of inaugural lectures given from the Renaissance to the beginning of the eighteenth century
DQC is a digital library containing full text and page images of over 500 individual Quaker works from the 17th and 18th centuries.
a collection of electronic texts and links to texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 to approximately 1820
More than 2000 freely accessible, accurately rekeyed texts of English titles printed between 1701 and 1800 (ECCO and Text Creation Partnership).
dedicated to indexing freely-available digital facsimiles of eighteenth-century texts and cross-referencing them to accurate bibliographical reference sources
Edited and unedited texts by women writing from the seventeenth century through the early twentieth century (early modern/c18th collection)
site for early modern English ballads providing full transcriptions and images, search facilities, sung versions of ballads, and background essays
EProseD contains more than 1,600 plays written by more than 350 different authors from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century.
free, high-quality digital texts of Shakespeare’s plays, meticulously edited on the basis of current scholarship; searchable and downloadable
French Emblem Books of the 16th century, along with their Latin versions when appropriate.
The Hooke Folio contains extracts from the Royal Society’s Journal Books and rough minutes for the period of Hooke’s secretaryship
This web site is the culmination of a project to make available one of the great florilegias of the 1700s, the Hortus Nitidissimis.
multilingual access to an annotated version of the voluminous correspondence of Mozart and his family (1400 letters)
Digital edition of the 16th-century editions of John Foxe’s protestant martyrology.
The Jonathan Swift Archive makes available digitized texts of Jonathan Swift’s prose works, transcribed from a great variety of early printed editions.
Latin Texts of Early Modern Europe projects are dedicated to building a digital library of the humanistic Respublica Litterarum
174 letters of Philip II, King of Spain, from the time of naval war against England and France, 1592 – 1597.
online edition of the letters of William Herle, Elizabethan spy and diplomat
A fully searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets for eighteenth-century London. Includes criminal justice, parish poor relief, hospital and guild records.
collaborative transcription, linkage and enrichment of primary manuscripts from the High Court of Admiralty, London, 1650-1669
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