By Elizabeth Brissey on January 24, 2020
Please join us in welcoming the Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive (ECPA) to the 18th Connect collection! ECPA provides an open-access digital archive of high-quality primary and secondary sources. Their full-text collection is edited and annotated as a collaborative effort, with a large network of editors, scholars, and students dedicated to collaborating and sharing texts. ECPA also […]
By Elizabeth Brissey on January 13, 2020
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 […]
By egrumbach on August 16, 2013
Congratulations to Drs. Simon Burrows, Mark Curran, Vincent Hiribarren, Sarah Kittau (designer), Henry Merivale (designer), and the team at The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe for the project’s successful peer review and aggregation with 18thConnect. We’d like to offer FBTEE our most sincere welcome to the 18thConnect community as one of our first fully-reviewed […]
By Dana Wheeles on June 21, 2011
This beautiful map of Haiti and surrounding islands was created by Jacques Nicolas Bellin in 1754. Many other amazing charts, maps and other documents have been digitized by the University of Florida Library and shared in the Digital Library of the Caribbean, searchable here in 18thConnect.
By Dana Wheeles on March 14, 2011
This watercolor vignette is part of an album digitized by the New York Public Library, originally created by a woman named Anne Wagner. Called Memorials of Friendship, this album spans the years 1795-1834, and contains a treasure trove of Wagner’s paintings, collages, poetry and letters. Click here to browse the whole album in 18thConnect. The […]
By Dana Wheeles on March 8, 2011
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 […]
By Dana Wheeles on January 3, 2011
Happy New Year from all of us at 18thConnect!
By Dana Wheeles on September 9, 2010
Thanks to the newly-added resource, British Cartoon Prints, from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, a keyword search for “Napoleon” yields some interesting results in 18thConnect. Over a hundred objects are available from six different archives, 118 of which are open-access. Click here to browse the set in 18thConnect.