Digital libraries & archives are great ways to view primary sources or full texts without having to travel anywhere. Listed below are a few digital collections of American literary greats.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers, 1897-1944: Finding Aid
Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, The
Edgar Allan Poe Digital Collection, The
Jack London Online Collection, The
Mark Twain Project
Melville's Marginalia Online
Philadelphia Gothic: Murders, Mysteries, Monsters, and Mayhem Inspire American Fiction 1798-1854
Public Poet, Private Man: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow at 200
Walden Woods Project, The
Walt Whitman Archive, The
A Research and Reference Guide (an ongoing project).
"This set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics"
"Started in 1994 as a suite of static Web pages, VoS has now been rebuilt as a database that serves content dynamically on the Web."
Read North Carolina Novels
A guide to novels set in North Carolina, this blog from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has regular posts about new NC novels, and lists of novels and authors.
Website for professor at Washington State University; features timeline, literary movements, and links to information on American writers, including less well-know authors.