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Jane Addams Papers Opens at Ramapo College

I am very pleased to announce the opening of the Jane Addams Papers Project at Ramapo College of New Jersey. This new project, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, aims to publish documents from the second half … Continue reading

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David Chesnutt’s headstone

David R. Chesnutt, an early pioneer in digital humanities, died on December 15, 2014. 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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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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CFP for ADE Session at MLA 2016 in Austin, Texas

Not for Your Eyes: Editing Private Documents for Publication The editing of documents not originally intended for publication poses special challenges. Such documents often are difficult to locate in the first place, and their presentation can be complicated by idiosyncratic … Continue reading

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NEH Summer Institute for two and four year college instructors

“TRANSCENDENTALISM AND REFORM IN THE AGE OF EMERSON, THOREAU, AND FULLER” ( July 12-25, 2015 Spend two weeks in historic Concord, Massachusetts immersed in this topic with senior scholars (see reverse for names), including two Pulitzer Prize recipients. Additionally: Participate … Continue reading

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David R. Chesnutt ( 1940-2014)

David Rogers Chesnutt, 74, died of throat cancer at home in Hardwick, Vermont on December 15, 2014. Born in Athens, AL in 1940, the son of Thomas Brice Chesnutt and Lena (Moss) Chesnutt, he earned degrees from the University of … Continue reading

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Special issue: Radical Archives

Special issue: Radical Archives Deadline:  April 15, 2015 “Radical archives” and “radical archiving” are concepts that continue to gain currency among archivists, artists and cultural theorists alike, but to date, discussions of “radical archives” and “radical archiving” often appear to … Continue reading

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