The Folger Shakespeare Library Presents A Manuscript Miscellany

A Summer 2005 Institute
Directed by Steven W. May

Electronic Resources

Online Paleography Tutorials

English Handwriting, 1500–1700: an Online Course
www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc/
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

Medieval and Early Modern Paleography Online Seminar Series
paleo.anglo-norman.org/empfram.html
David Postles, University of Leicester

Palaeography: Reading Old Handwriting 1500–1800, a PracticalOnline Tutorial
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography/ [see especially the game!]
National Archives, Kew (formerly the Public Record Office)

"Literary Manuscript Analysis." Gabriel Heaton, Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, University of Warwick [not a tutorial, but provides useful links and general terminology for describing letter forms]
www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/ren/publications/lima/

General Links

http://www.crrs.ca/library/webresources/webresources.htm#renauth
A comprehensive list of links compiled by the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at the University of Toronto

http://www.luminarium.org
A site devoted to the work of and works about writers in early modern England
NB: This page automatically loads and plays a music file, so mute the computer if you are at a public computer terminal.

http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/wroth/startp.htm
Resources on Lady Mary Wroth

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/default.htm
The National Archives site (formerly the Public Record Office)

http://dewey.library.upenn.edu/sceti/flash.cfm?CFID=6642336&CFTOKEN=25697380
Link to the homepage of the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image

http://www.netserf.org/
Provides links to resources for the study of the Middle Ages

http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/subjects/mss/mss.html
Provides links to online medieval manuscripts and digital projects

http://www.kb.nl/kb/manuscripts/
Illuminated MSS from the National Library of the Netherlands

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/themes/englishlit/geoffchaucer.html
Two online editions of Caxton's Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

http://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections

Resources for Manuscript Studies