Commandant of the Dublin Brigade during the Easter 1916 Rising, James Connolly was a tireless worker in the Socialist cause and was in contact with many influential thinkers of his time (Eleanor Marx Aveling, for one). He also travelled extensively raising funds for unions in the USA and Ireland. Find out more through his letters.
The John F. Kennedy Library have published a blog post on how Visual Correspondence's tools can illuminate the life of Ernest Hemingway. Using data from the Library's detailed finding aid, correspondence from over 50 years of the author's life has been collated and visualised on this site. Read the blog post here. or start visualising his letters.
Creator of the terrifying Cthulhu mythos, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, a.k.a. the Sage of Providence, was often less than wise in his divisive opinions. But he was an inveterate letter writer and throughout his life he cultivated a loyal network of correspondents, many of whom were pioneers of weird fiction too. Explore his network.