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Women's Genre Fiction information (site link)

A digital collection of full-text searchable editions of genre fiction written by and about women. This NEH funded project will publish over 250 texts, including both digital text and images.

Southern Changes information (site link)

Volumes 1-25 of Southern Changes, the journal of the Southern Regional Council

The Civil War in America from the Illustrated London News information (site link)

This collection excerpts reports and illustrations about the Civil War in America from the Illustrated London News from 1861-1865.

Emory Women Writers Resource Project information (site link)

The Emory Women Writers Resource Project is a collection of edited and unedited texts by women writing in English from the seventeenth century through the twentieth century. The Project is a pedagogical tool, designed to offer graduate and undergraduate students in various disciplines access to rare and important materials.

The Belfast Group information (site link)

This website presents the searchable full-text of selected Group sheets from the Belfast Group poets--these are manuscript poems circulated by a critical reading group in Belfast from 1956-1972. In the digital collection are poems by Ciaran Carson, Seamus Heaney, Philip Hobsbaum, Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon and James Simmons. The manuscripts are housed in Special Collections at Emory and in the Irish Collection of the Queen's University Library.

The Merton Diaries Project information (site link)

As part of a larger project to digitize the Notebooks of Thomas Merton, the Pitts Theology Library and the Beck Center have produced a digitized edition of Merton's Red Diary, along with the translations and notes of editors Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis and Jonathan Montaldo.

The W. B. Yeats Collection information (site link)

Chadwyck-Healey's electronic edition of Yeats's works in all genres, including poetry, plays, criticism, and fiction in twenty-two printed volumes. Chadwyck-Healey's SGML texts were converted to XML (as a part of the development of the Electronic Poetry Portal) and have been made fully browseable and searchable.

Complete Prose of T.S. Eliot information

This project provides pre-print production to the ongoing editorial project lead by Professor Ronald Schuchard. Beck Center staff members capture, digitize, and proofread Eliot's entire prose corpus, as collected by Professor Schuchard. The final product will be a multi-volume print edition of Eliot's prose, with the possibility of an electronic edition after publication.

The Martyred President: Sermons Given on the Occasion of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln information (site link)

The full-text of 57 published sermons written in 1865 on the occasion of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, based on originals from Pitts Theology Library. The site provides search and browse access, and also offers page images of the originals.

The Great War information (site link)

Poetry written between 1914 and 1918 from 50 scarce volumes acquired by Emory University and a collection of some 450 postcards from World War I.

French Revolution Pamphlet Collection information (site link)

These texts derives from the French Revolution Pamphlet Collection in the Special Collections Department of Woodruff Library, Emory University, and was produced in collaboration with the Lewis H. Beck Center for Electronic Collections and Services as part of a Woodruff Library Graduate Fellowship.

Young John Allen Papers information (site link)

The Young John Allen Papers presents a selection of the writings of Allen held in the MARBL collection. The majority of the papers concern the years Young John Allen served as a missionary in China for the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. His correspondence details his relationship with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, his family, and other missionaries.

The Oxford Experience information (site link)

The Oxford Experience digitizes and encodes texts and papers from the University Archives relating to student experiences at Oxford College. Students in writing classes at Oxford make a digital edition of a selected text. Occasionally, student papers are included in an edition.