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Literary Research in Special Collections

This guide provides an introduction to conducting literary research using materials in Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Maryland Libraries.

Literary Subjects/Genres

Explore materials in literary special collections in the following literary subjects/genres:

  • American
  • British and World
  • African American
  • LGBT
  • Women
  • Early Modern, Medieval, and Classical
  • Victorian and Romantic
  • Modernism

Only a selection of materials from these categories are listed in each section. For assistance locating additional materials, materials in additional literary subjects/genres, or materials a specific author, please contact us.