Author Archives: Jennifer Stertzer

David Chesnutt’s headstone

David R. Chesnutt, an early pioneer in digital humanities, died on December 15, 2014. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/MontgomeryAdvertiser/obituary.aspx?pid=173539919 He donated his body to the University of Vermont’s Medical School so he could continue to be of service to other – his commitment in … Continue reading

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Civil War Governors of Kentucky Web Development RFP

The Kentucky Historical Society, through the support of the NHPRC, has issued a request for proposals for the development of “Early Access,” the first public web interface of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition. Proposals are due … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations for Boydston Award

The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2016 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published anywhere between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2015, the primary focus of which is … Continue reading

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The Papers of Jefferson Davis

Congratulations to Lynda Crist and her team – Volume 14 of The Papers of Jefferson Davis has been published, completing the edition.  Project resources are being folded into those of Fondren Library and the Woodson Research Center (Special Collections), Rice University, … Continue reading

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ADE STS 2015 Registration and Program

We are pleased to announce that we have opened registration for the Association for Documentary Editing and Society for Textual Scholarship 2015 Joint Conference, “Convergences and Divergences,” to be held in Lincoln, Nebraska, from June 17-20, 2015. Links to registration, … Continue reading

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2015 Lyman H. Butterfield Award Nominations

The Lyman H. Butterfield Award committee solicits nominations for a recipient of the award in 2015. This award is presented annually by the Association for Documentary Editing to an individual, editorial project, or institution for notable contributions in the areas … Continue reading

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Job Announcement: Two Research Specialists, Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Two Research Specialists, Papers of Abraham Lincoln The University of Illinois Springfield, Center for State Policy and Leadership is seeking two Research Specialists for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln, a long-term documentary editing project dedicated to locating, imaging, transcribing, annotating, and … Continue reading

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Job Announcement: Chief Historian, U.S. Census Bureau

Chief Historian, U.S. Census Bureau The U.S. Census Bureau — the nation’s leading source of quality information about America’s people, places and economy — is seeking a chief historian. The chief historian will manage a team of other historians in … Continue reading

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Series Editor, Adams Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society

Series Editor, Adams Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society The Adams Papers documentary editing project at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston seeks a series editor for the Adams Family Correspondence. Since its establishment in 1954, the Adams Papers has published 48 … Continue reading

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Job Opening — Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is a state agency and membership organization that is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.  The KHS mission is to educate and engage the public through Kentucky history in order to confront the … Continue reading

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