Digital Resources for Early American Studies

New England

America as a Religious Refuge: The Seventeenth Century, Library of Congress

Plimoth Plantation, Plimoth Plantation Museum

The Plymouth Colony Archive Project, University of Virginia

The Salem Witchcraft Papers, University of Virginia

William Bradford: Of Plymouth Plantation: 1620-1647, Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library

Anne Bradstreet: Selected poems (1650; 1678), The Academy of American Poets

Anne Bradstreet, Library of Congress

Jonathan Edwards: “Personal Narrative” (1740), The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University

Jonathan Edwards: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God (1741), The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University

Cotton Mather: Wonders of the Invisible World (1693), Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library

The Mather Project

Thomas Morton, Manners and Customs of the Indians (of New England), 1637, Fordham University, Internet Modern History Sourcebook.

Samson Occom: A Short Narrative of My Life (1768), Rauner Special Collections, Dartmouth College Library

Mary Rowlandson: Narrative of the Captivity (1682), Project Gutenberg

Samuel Sewall: Diary; The Selling of Joseph (1700), The Massachusetts Historical Society

Edward Taylor: Selected poems (1682; 1939), Poetry Foundation

Transcribing Early American Manuscript Sermons
"Transcribing Early American Manuscript Sermons, or TEAMS, is a collaborative scholarly effort to make the voluminous archival record of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ecclesiastical worship more accessible to academic researchers, pastors, and the general public. This digital archive houses dozens of sermons transcribed from the papers of Baptist, Episcopalian, Catholic, and Congregational ministers who preached up and down the Atlantic coast of North America."

John Winthrop: “A Modell of Christian Charity” (1630), The Hanover Historical Texts Collection

John Winthrop: “A Modell of Christian Charity” (1630), The Winthrop Society

Phillis Wheatley: Selected poems (1773), The Academy of American Poets

Phillis Wheatley: Selected poems (1773), Poetry Foundation

A Voice of Her Own, Phillis Wheatley, Library of Congress