September Roundup! Needlework and Fashion in the 18th Century

This month’s roundup features primary sources related to fiber arts and clothing manufacture in the 18th century. From sourcing the materials for fabric dyeing and weaving to the purchase and upkeep of the finished product, textile production and circulation provides a fascinating point of entry to 18th-century studies. These works give a closer look at […]

June’s Featured Collection: Romantic Circles’s featured collection is Romantic Circles, a refereed scholarly website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture provided by the University of Maryland. They currently serve approximately 3.5 million pages to viewers across the globe and have been consistently recognized over the years for their service to education in the humanities. Content from […]

An Island in the Moon, a Satire by William Blake (1784) adapted for the stage by Joseph Viscomi

May Roundup: Pandemic Resource Sampler

For this month’s roundup, is providing a sampler of materials for educators, students, and scholars. In non-fiction accounts, political and pedagogical documents, artifacts of visual culture, and more, the authors and artists collected here represent a variety of historical and contemporary voices from and about pandemics and epidemics of the 18th century. The documents […]

January Roundup: Happy Birthday Mozart!

The images in this gallery celebrate the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose 264th birthday occurs on January 27th. Mozart began composing from the age of 5 and composed over 600 works throughout the course of his short life. His work is considered archetypical of the Classical style, spanning many genres including symphony, opera, solo […]

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After many requests… Group Editing in TypeWright!

Numerous TypeWright users, many from the ranks of teachers and collaborating scholars, have asked us how to manage a group of people editing a single document in TypeWright.  Therefore, the team decided to produce a “How To.” Believe us, there are many, many other ways to do this!  We chose to publish this method to […]

Remixing 18thC Materials: Creating Exhibits

Remixing 18thC Materials: Creating Exhibits

“The Moment of Imagination”: Published by W. George and from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division The 18thConnect Exhibit is a space to remix, create, and present information and images to groups, classes, and peers on the site. Our newly created exhibit, How to Build an Exhibit in 18thConnect, contains illustrations and step-by-step […]

TCP and Gale Cengage release 2,200 ECCO Texts to the public

Gale Cengage and the ECCO Text Creation Partnership have agreed to release 2,231 eighteenth-century texts to anyone who wishes to have them.  You can search through those 18thCentury texts here at by word or phrase: go to the search page, select “ECCO” under “Other Digital Collections” as one of your search facets (by clicking […]

New resource: Eighteenth Century Journals

Thanks to our collaboration with Adam Matthew Digital, 18thConnect now provides full-text searches for the Eighteenth Century Journals Portal. This archive includes periodicals from the 1680s to the 1810s, and is made up of collections from the Bodleian Library at Oxford, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Chetham’s Library in Manchester and the Brotherton Library […]