The Burgess Manuscript Collection is comprised of 34 western European manuscripts (nearly all in Latin) and 25 Near-Eastern manuscripts held in the UO Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives. Of these 59 manuscripts, 29 date from the Middle Ages or Renaissance.
Digitized facsimiles of all printed materials published in Great Britain between 1473 and 1700, and materials published elsewhere in the world in English during the same period. Includes searchable text from the Text Creation Project, Phase I.
Materials include books, tracts, pamphlets, advertisements, ballads, rhymes, and other ephemera. The database continues to develop, with over 100,000 records currently included and increasing capabilities for direct keyword searching of the texts.