Here you will find a perspective on the 19th century like no other, through the words of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. Browse over 10,000 of their collected letters by date, by recipient, by subject, and by volume. We invite you to explore a correspondence that features some of the most influential artistic, philosophic, and literary personalities of the day.
Duke University Press is proud to present this digital archive based on the Duke-Edinburgh edition of
The Carlyle Letters Online is the inspiration for the Victorian Lives and Letters Consortium, a not-for-profit organization devoted to creating interactive digital archives of life-writing extending from the coronation of Queen Victoria to the outbreak of World War I.