- In a message dated 5/1/2003 12:22:56 PM Central Daylight Time,
> the Columbia Encyclopedia, online atThe 1911 ("Scholars' Edition") <A HREF="http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/">Encyclopedia Britannica</A> is also online,
> <http://www.bartleby.com/65/> with a lot of other free reference books.
scanned in rather roughly, so there are some typos, esp with foreign
languages, and not indexed perfectly, but still, a major resource if you
aren't looking for Up To Date-ness - and in many fields, the old stuff is
For instance, fabled mythologic scholar Jessie L. Weston wrote the Holy
See also: <A HREF="http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/1911_Encyclopedia_Britannica">1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica - Wikipedia</A>
I actually own (and treasure) a set of the 1911 EB, a wedding gift from a
very fine librarian and friend of the family.
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