The Virtual Representation of the Past - Primary Sources
Acta of King Henry I
A critical edition of the acta of King Henry I of England. The edition provides analysis of the acta and integrates contextual information on government and local affairs that is key to the interpretation of the documents.
Alcohol, temperance and Prohibition
A digital collection of primary source materials about the Prohibition movement in the USA. Features an overview of the collection, browse and search options and an essay on propaganda of the era.
American Social Hygiene Posters
A collection of digitized posters that is searchable by keyword, subject and date. Part of the The Social Welfare History Archives at the University of Minnesota.
A project using conservation, digital imaging and scholarship to recover Archimedes' and others' writings from layers of text in a prayerbook.
The Bayeux Tapestry
Digital images of all the surviving sections of the tapestry with a brief introduction to the construction and history of the tapestry.
Bethlehem Digital History Project
Online access to digitized primary source materials, transcriptions, translations and contextual information relating to the early history of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1741 – 1844.
Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads
A database of digitised images of ballads from the Bodleian Library accompanied by sound files and other information.There is an integrated catalogue online and images can be searched using ICONCLASS.
Codices Electronici Ecclesiae Colonensis
An ongoing digitalisation of all the Codices from the library of the Archbishop of Cologne.
Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi
Details of print and digital publications of the CVMA. The site also gives access to the digital Picture Archive with nearly 18,000 images, most of them in colour.
Dickinson Electronic Archives
Digital facsimiles of writings by the Dickinson family, responses to Dickinson's writings, critical resources, and teaching aids.
An image-based edition of a full manuscript of Beowulf. Includes images of a transcription, the first edition, a glossarial index and a new edition and transcript with search facilities.
EPPI: Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland, 1801-1922
Searchable database of the full text of British Parliamentary Papers relating to Ireland between 1801-1922. Includes bibliographic information, Library of Congress subject descriptors and abstracts of contents for some items.
From Partition to Direct Rule: 50 Years of Northern Ireland Parliamentary Debates Online
The Parliamentary Papers of the devolved government of Northern Ireland. Users can search the full text, browse using a subject index or view the volumes.
The Inscriptions of Aphrodisias
Online publication of Greek inscriptions from the site of Aphrodisias in Caria made available as they are prepared for a future volume. The project aims to develop protocols for the final presentation of this material and for collaborative editing and work online.
The Lexicon of Festus: text, translation and full scholarly commentary
This project aims to make the text of this Latin dictionary, compiled in the Roman imperial period, usable for researchers in published and digital form. The Lexicon contains information about the history, society, religion and topography of Rome and Italy.
Medieval Petitions: A catalogue of the 'Ancient Petitions' in the Public Record Office
Detailed online search of facsimilies of petitions presented to the English crown between the thirteenth and the fifteenth centuries, written in Anglo-Norman French, Latin and Middle English.
The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive
Digital facismiles of key manuscripts of the poem Piers Plowman by William Langland.
The Robert Boyle Website
A digital collection of all images in the core volumes of the Boyle Papers, held in the archives of the Royal Society. Accompanied by an overview of Boyle's achievements and impact.
Salem witch trials : documentary archive and transcription project
A documentary archive and transcription project providing access to primary source material on the witchcraft trial in Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts in 1692.
Vindolanda Tablets Online
An online edition of the Vindolanda writing tablets, excavated from the Roman fort at Vindolanda in northern England. Includes a searchable online edition of the tablets (volumes I and II), an introduction to the tablets and their context and a guide to aspects of the tablets’ content.
The Wilfred Owen Multimedia Digital Archive
Digital images of Owen's poems. Part of the First World War Poetry Digital Archive.
William Dugdale (1605-1686)
An online database of Dugdale's correspondence. The catalogue has been prepared as part of research for Dugdale's biography.
The Workdiaries of Robert Boyle
Searchable digital images and transcripts of Robert Boyle's workdiaries alongside access to reference resources for places, people and books.