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Digitized Children's Literature
Many children's classics (from the early 1900's) in PDF form from the Library of Congress' children's literature collection.
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Eldritch Press
Collection of works of American, English and world literature. The section on Nathaniel Hawthorne is particularly noteworthy, providing additional information alongside the texts in the form of lists of characters, a glossary and a timeline of Hawthorne's life.
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Electronic Archive of Early American Fiction
Includes the full text of stories from 16 early American authors including Irving, Longfellow and Hawthorne.
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Making of America (Cornell University)
A joint project between two universities, Making of America provides primary sources (books and periodicals)covering the social history of 19th century America. You'll find the original pages of Scribner's Magazine, Scientific American and more. The time period covered ranges from before the Civil War through the period of Reconstruction.
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Making of America (University of Michigan)
A joint project between two universities, Making of America provides primary sources (books and periodicals)covering the social history of 19th century America. You'll find the original pages of Scribner's Magazine, Scientific American and more. The time period covered ranges from before the Civil War through the period of Reconstruction.
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Project Gutenberg
Features the texts of more than 6267 important novels and other works of literature.
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The Online Books Page
Links to over 25,000 full text books and journals available online. Search by author, title or subject. Start here if you want to see if a particular work is available online.
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