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Lewis Carroll Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about Lewis Carroll, the time, place, players, and culture?

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Text of the 1865 novel.

Through the Looking Glass

The 1871 sequel to Alice.

The Hunting of the Snark

The 1874 nonsense poem.


The 1872 poem from Through the Looking Glass.

The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll

A free e-book of Carroll's correspondence.

"Humpty Dumpty"

Carroll's poem, illustrated by painter John Tenniel, who illustrated the original Alice books.

The Walrus and the Carpenter

The time has come, the Walrus said, to talk of many things.

Project Gutenberg

An index of Carroll e-texts.

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