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National History Day 2020-2021: Communication in History

Writers and Authors

The Schlesinger Library holds a number of collections pertaining to the lives and works of authors, journalists, poets, and writers of many kinds. Archival collections with relevant digital material can be found on this page of this guide. For more information about the Schlesinger's holdings on this topic, please see the Poets and Poetry Guide and the Journalists Guide. There are also several relevant open access databases available, including Independent Voices, which provides access to alternative press newspapers, magazines, and journals, and Women Writers Online which provides access to the work of women writers throughout history.