British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1120-1900

Platform: Gale

Consists of two collections: British Literary Manuscripts Online c.1660-1900, which provides an intimate look into the lives and works of Britain’s major writers across two hundred years; the Medieval and Renaissance collection featuring manuscripts dating from roughly 1120 to 1660 offering hundreds of thousands of pages of letters, poems, stories, plays, chronicles, religious writings, and other materials. 

This work has been created from the following microfilm collections: British Library Series I: c. 1500-1700; British Library Series II: c. 1700-1800; Bronte Manuscripts; Charles Dickens Manuscripts; Edward Gibbon Manuscripts; Folger Shakespeare Library, c. 1500-1700; Forster & Dyce Collections, c. 1500-1800; Forster & Dyce Collections, c. 1800-1900; Literary Manuscripts of William Morris from the British Library, London; Literary Manuscripts of William Morris from the Huntington Library, San Marino, California; National Library of Scotland, c. 1300-1882; The Oscar Wilde Collection; The Sir Walter Scott Manuscripts; William Cowper and others.

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Dramatic Art
English and Creative Writing
British Literature
British History
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