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Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina, has etext (HTML and SGML/TEI formats) of the six books published in Chesnutt's live time--The Conjure Woman, The Wife of His Youth, The House Behind the Cedars, The Marrow of Tradition, The Colonel's Dream, and Frederick Douglass.
The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia offers SGML (and readable as HTML) versions of "The Partners" and "The Free-Colored People of North Carolina."

Course Sites, Historical Sites, Biographical Sites, Commercial Sites:
(Part of Paul Rueben's "PAL: Perspectives in American Literature--A Research and Reference Guide" this page offers links to etexts, bibliography, and study questions.)
(This page in a history course site offers a short biography and a bibliography.)
(This page from the North Carolina Writers' Network offers a brief biography, a brief excerpt from The House Behind the Cedars, a bibliography, and information about the Charles Chesnutt Association.)
(Aimed at promoting the Library of America's Charles W. Chesnutt: Stories, Novels, and Essays single-volume collection of selected works, this site provides a variety of matierals, including information about Chesnutt's career, a few short selections from Chesnutt's journal, commentary by Werner Sollors, the editor of the Library of American volume, and a clip of Veiled Aristocrats, a film version of House Behind the Cedars.