English Language Resources
More than 9,500 full-text works are presented here. In addition to writings by Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman, there are 364 works on or by African Americans; 136 works on or by Native Americans; 467 titles by women writers; 158 titles in Early American Fiction; and 32 best sellers from 1900 to 1930.
Non-literary collections include the Jackson Davis Collection of African-American Education Photographs, 19101940, with nearly 6,000 images taken of black schools throughout the South by an educational reformer and the Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection of approximately 5,500 items on the conquest of the disease.
The following University of Virginia "Electronic Text" sites are described elsewhere in this guide: The Plymouth Colony Archive Project, Witchcraft in Salem Village, Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive, and Mark Twain in His Times.