American Writers – Features top 100 American authors. Biographies, portraits, web links, and some full text works.
Documenting the American South - Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently DocSouth includes seven thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection – Links to find authors and information
Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875 - This is a collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently 2,887 volumes included (1,914 unedited, 973 fully edited and encoded) by 1,450 authors.
Yahoo! American Literature