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Honors English Research

A guide for those engaged in advanced or honors-level research in English language and literature.

Primary Source Databases at W&M Libraries

The Libraries have hundreds of primary source databases and collections; this is a sample of some of the more frequently used ones. Visit the Library Databases page to see the full list. 

Primary Sources Outside of Swem

This list of larger primary source collections is just a starting point and should not be taken as exhaustive - you probably want to use Google to search for archives pertaining to your topic. ("Thomas Hardy archive" or "Thomas Hardy collection," for instance, can get you a list of archives that specialize in the work and life of Hardy.)

Research Librarian

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Liz Bellamy
Swem Library, Room 127