Romantic Circles

Texts and contexts for the study of Byron, Keats, the Shelleys, and their contemporaries.

Representative Poetry Online

Site includes 3,162 English poems by 500 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today.

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Poetry Foundation

Children’s section offers imaginative ways to incorporate poetry in children’s lives, interviews with poets, and more. Includes an interactive poetry tool for searching through poems.

Plymouth Colony: Archive Project

The site presents a collection of searchable texts, including court records, Colony laws, 17th century texts, research and analysis of various topics, biographical profiles of colonists, probate inventories, wills, maps, town and fort plans, and architectural and material culture studies.

Perseus Project

Maps, texts, translations, and commentary for students of the ancient world.

Papers of George Washington

Digital library from the George Washington Archives, including historical materials on Washington's life and times, as well as a selection of Washington's papers.

Online Books Page

Exhaustive list of text-encoded books available for free online through various sources. Also includes banned book feature.

New Perspectives on the West

Guided tour through the history of the American West, following in the footsteps of filmmakers Ken Burns and Stephen Ives.

National First Ladies Library

Background on the women of the White House.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A richly documented portrait of the author of The Scarlet Letter.