Jane Austen Family Books Made Digital for First Time
Note: The material has been digitized but it’s not on the web, at least not yet. Until then, for those of you who don’t reside in the UK, here’s a reason (if you’re in search of one) to jet on over.
From the BBC:
Original material previously only available to scholars can now be freely viewed on computers at the Hampshire Record Office in Winchester.
The “rare and precious” material includes digital copies of eight music books known to have been enjoyed by the author, a manuscript verse book given to her sister Cassandra in 1837 and a notebook containing her niece Caroline’s recollections.
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