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English Literature: Selected Electronic Resources

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Archives

Archival Material at Boston College

Don't forget that BC's Burns Library has a very large collection of archival material related to literary figures and topics. Click here for a useful overview of the major manuscript collections in Burns. To learn more about manuscripts holdings, contact the Burns Library reference staff.

Finding Other Archives

The numerous special collections and archives in greater metropolitan Boston means that the literary scholar has tremendous opportunities for accessing important original primary sources.

To help ascertain what primary material local (and other) libraries hold, the following databases are very useful:

Chaucer

Chaucer as Pilgrim