Diaries & Letters

 

British & Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries (Alexander St., 2005)

Database with 100K+ pages of women’s letters and diaries from 1558 to 1945
 

The Carlyle Letters Online (Duke UP, 2003- )

Digital version of ongoing Duke-Edinburgh Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle project; covers 1812-1881
 

The Collected Letters of Robert Southey (Romantic Circles, 2009- )

Pratt, Fulford, and Packer’s massive ed. of poet’s letters; 6 of 12 parts (covering 1791-1821) complete through 2018
 

Digital Mitford (Elisa Beshero-Bondar, 2013- )

Expansive site for researching life and works of Mary Russell Mitford; includes index and texts of many Mitford letters
 

Electronic Enlightenment (Bodleian Library, Oxford U., 2008- )

Database of 77K+ edited letters by 18c global intellectuals touching on key scientific, social, and literary debates
 

The Keats Letters Project (2015- )

5-year collaborative effort to revisit each of Keats’s 252 letters published on the day of their 200th anniversary
 

Leigh Hunt Letters (U. of Iowa Libraries, 2008)

Partially completed effort to offer facsimiles and transcriptions of 1,600 surviving Hunt letters
 

The Letters of Matthew Arnold (U. of Virginia/NINES, 2006)

Digital version of Cecil Y. Lang’s 6-vol. collection, with 4K+ letters from 1829-88
 

The Letters of Robert Bloomfield and His Circle (Romantic Circles, 2009)

Tim Fulford and Lynda Pratt’s hypertext ed. of extant letters to and from poet, many previously unpublished
 

Mary Hays: Life, Writings, and Correspondence (T. Whelan, 2018)

Bibliographic and biographic resources and searchable texts of Hays’s letters, essays, reviews, etc.
 

New Letters from C. Brown to J. Severn (Romantic Circles, 2007)

Grant Scott and Sue Brown’s ed. of 46 newly rediscovered letters between Keats’s friends dating from 1821-42
 

Quarterly Review Archive (Romantic Circles, 2005; updated 2014)

Jonathan Cutmore’s resources for studying QR, including transcribed correspondence of Gifford and Murray
 

Queen Victoria’s Journals (ProQuest, 2013)

Scans and transcriptions of queen’s surviving journals (45K+ pages), covering 1832-1901
 

William Godwin’s Diary (Oxford U., 2012)

Transcription, imaging, and encoding of complete diaries from 1788-1836, with extensive scholarly apparatus