Digital Resources Created at the University of Virginia
for Teaching and Research in
British and American Literature, History, and Culture
A list of existing digital resources produced at UVa and freely available on grounds and/or more generally. This is not an exhaustive list of all ongoing projects in these areas underway at the University: rather, it is a list of projects with significant amounts of regularly maintained high-quality content already available.
American Studies @ The University of Virginia
Arise and Build:
Ed Ayers, The Valley of the Shadow
Brian Balogh, Viewing America
Lloyd Benson, "American Newspaper Editorials in the Secession Era"
Matthew Butterfield, History of Jazz
Patricia Click, The Roanoke Island Freedmen’s Colony
Tom Costa, The Virginia Runaways Project
County and City Databooks
Jackson Davis Collection of African-American Educational Photographs
Digital Map Library
Hoyt Duggan, "Piers Plowman Electronic Archive"
Early American Fiction
Morris Eaves, Robert Essick, Joseph Viscomi, "The William Blake Archive”
Frank E. Grizzard, Jr., "Documentary History of the Construction of the Buildings
at the University of Virginia, 1817-1828."
Jeffrey Hadden, Religious Freedom
Jerome Handler, Pictorial Images of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
The Holsinger Studio Collection Image Database
Thomas Jefferson Digital Archive
Ed Lay. The Architecture of Jefferson Country
Phyllis Leffler. History of UVa in the 20th Century
Michael Levenson, "Monuments and Dust"
Jerome McGann, "The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti:
A Hypermedia Research Archive"
The Miller Center, The American President
The Miller Center, Presidential Recordings
The Miller Center Forums
Modern Virginia History
Monticello's Archaeology Department
Kathy Poole, "Evolutionary Infrastructure: Boston’s Backbay Fens"
Kenneth M. Price, Ed Folsom, et al., "The Walt Whitman Hypertext Archive"
Race and Place
Stephen Railton, Mark Twain in His Times
Stephen Railton, "Uncle Tom's Cabin and American Culture"
Reuben Rainey, A World-Wide Web Multimedia Archive for the Study of the History
of American Landscape Architecture
Ben Ray, "The Salem Witchcraft Trials, 1692-1693: A Thematic Research Archive"
Kathy Rohe, The Garren Collection of Historic Dress [also TTI]
Marion Roberts, "The Salisbury Project" [also TTI]
J. David Sapir, Photographs on the Web (The History of Photography)
Susan Schreibman, "The Thomas MacGreevy Archive"
Randy Shifflett, Virtual Jamestown
Holly Shulman, The Dolley Madison Project
Martha Nell Smith et al., "Dickinson Electronic Archives"
Kali Tal et al., "The Sixties Project"
Phil Troutman, Geographies of Family and Market: Virginia's Domestic
Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century
United States Historical Census Data
John Unsworth, The Bestsellers Database
Peter Waldman, "Lessons of the Lawn"
Noteworthy in this class are two interactive exercises:
1. "Easy Pieces" where plans and sections of several Lawn buildings including the Rotunda, Pav. VII and Pav. II and a student room can be analyzed. Example: http://maewest.itc.virginia.edu/~wmr5a/DML/waldman/easypieces/pav7/pav7_04b.html
2. Case studies of six pairs of buildings or plans (one ancient, one modern compared in each case with the Lawn.) Example: http://maewest.itc.virginia.edu/~wmr5a/DML/waldman/trace/demo1/demo102d.html