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Manuscripts literary and historical links

A selection of literary and historical links relating to manuscripts

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest. Additional 37948, f. 109v. Copyright © The British Library Board

 Literary Links

The following sites may be of help or interest to literary historians wishing to identify the whereabouts of literary archives or to quote from manuscript material held by the British Library or by other institutions.

  • WATCH - Writers Artists and Their Copyright Holders
  • MALVINE - Manuscripts & Letters Via Integrated Networks in Europe
  • Artists' Papers Register
  • Location Register of Literary Manuscripts
  • Early Modern English Dictionaries Database
  • UKLH Working Group

 Historical Links

The following links provide further resources for historians or additional information relating to manuscripts in the British Library's collections.