Early modern French & Francophone resources

Mapping the Republic of Letters: DH project from Stanford University that maps the social networks of early modern scholarship.

The Salons Project: DH project mapping the “intellectual and social geography of European salons from 1700-1914.”

Newberry Library collection of French Revolution pamphlets: Digitized French Revolution materials from 1780 to 1810.

Exploring the French Revolution: DH project by Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (George Mason University) and American Social History Project (City University of New York) including digital surrogates of archival material as well as interpretive content such as essays and a glossary.

The Electronic Enlightenment database: Collection of digitized early modern correspondence. Subscription required – make sure you’re signed in with your netID first.

A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789: Translated and curated primary sources.

Marronage in Saint-Domingue [Haïti]. History, Memory, Technology: In French. DH project bringing together newspaper ads regarding people who escaped slavery.

Rousseau Online: The works of Rousseau, with links to scans of the published works. 

ARTFL Project: Includes several different resources under the ARTFL (Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language) umbrella, including French-language texts from the 12th to 20th century, subscription and public databases of literature and other published works, dictionaries and other reference works. Also includes the ARTFL Encyclopédie, a digital edition of the Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.

Comédie-Française Registers Project: Project bringing together archival and scholarly resources relating to French theater and specifically the Comédie-Française's long history.