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British Literary Manuscripts Online

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Scope

British Literary Manuscripts Online provides facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works.

It is available in two parts, covering: the Medieval and Renaissance periods (c.1120-1660), and 1660-1900.

Information relating to each manuscript is fully searchable, although the text of the manuscripts themselves is not.

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EndNote info

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