“Using Medieval and Early Modern Digital Archives” at Medieval and Renaissance Colloquium, UNT, 11/10/11

by Jessica C. Murphy

On Thursday, I will be giving a talk at the University of North Texas that surveys a few digital archives for those who study and teach medieval and early modern subjects. Here is the list of the archives I will be touching on in that talk (by no means comprehensive I am sure):

Medieval and Early Modern Digital Archives

Broadside Ballads

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads. http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ballads/.

English Broadside Ballad Archive (EBBA). http://ebba.english.ucsb.edu/.


Early Modern Drama

Records of Early English Drama (REED). http://www.reed.utoronto.ca/index.html.

Early Modern London Theatres (EMLoT). http://www.emlot.kcl.ac.uk/.

The Shakespeare Quartos Archive (SQA). http://www.quartos.org/index.html.

Internet Shakespeare Editions (ISE). http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/


Literature and Women

Brown University Women Writers Project (WWO/WWP).* http://www.wwp.brown.edu/.

Poetess Archive. http://unixgen.muohio.edu/~poetess/


Materials in Print

Early English Books Online (EEBO).* http://eebo.chadwyck.com.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO).* http://gdc.gale.com/products/eighteenth-century-collections-online/.


Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

Digital Scriptorium. http://www.digital-scriptorium.org/

Scriptorium. http://scriptorium.english.cam.ac.uk/.

Maps at the Folger Library http://t.co/NgGwPKj

Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin: http://research.hrc.utexas.edu/pubmnem/index.cfm


Medieval Studies

Medieval Sourcebook. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html.

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index. http://inpress.lib.uiowa.edu/feminae/



Cornell Univ. Library Witchcraft Collection. http://digital.library.cornell.edu/w/witch/.

Witches in Early Modern England (WEME). http://witching.org/.

Survey of Scottish Witchcraft. http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/Research/witches/index.html.


*These archives are available by subscription only.