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OAH Revises Standards for Contingent Employment of History Faculty

Thanks to Ann D. Gordon’s suggestions, the Organization of American Historians Committee on Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent Employment revised its standards to include non-teaching positions, such as editing. These changes were recently approved by the OAH Council and will appear … Continue reading

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New (Revised) NHPRC Grant Programs

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission has approved new (revised) grant programs; see http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/. Of particular interest to documentary editors is the grant category for Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/editions.html. The Association for Documentary Editing appreciates the hard work … Continue reading

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Documentary Editors Request Changes to Proposed NHPRC Grant Programs

The Association for Documentary Editing has made the following suggestions for changes to the proposed grant programs of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission: The ADE asks that editorial projects and projects which are based on the publication of … Continue reading

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Volume 2 of the Joseph Smith Papers is now available!

The Joseph Smith Papers Project is pleased to announce the release of Documents, Volume 2: July 1831–January 1833 (ed. Matthew C. Godfrey, Mark Ashurst-McGee, Grant Underwood, Robert J. Woodford, William G. Hartley, Church Historian’s Press: 2013). This second volume of … Continue reading

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Boydston Prize Nominations

Call for Nominations The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2014 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between 1 July 2011 and 31 December 2013, the primary focus of … Continue reading

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National Humanities Alliance Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day

Registration is now open for the 2014 National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., on March 10-11. Each year, the NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day present the prime opportunity for members of the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – 2014 ADE Annual Meeting

The Association for Documentary Editing invites proposals for its 36th Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 24-27, 2014 at the Seelbach Hilton.  Conference information will be posted at  http://www.documentaryediting.org/wordpress/?page_id=71 as it becomes available. Through its annual meeting, the ADE promotes … Continue reading

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Review of The Pinckney-Horry Digital Edition

ADE members will want to check out Lorri Glover’s recent review of The Papers of Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry Digital Edition from The Public Historian (August 2013). An assessment of a “born digital” addition to the Rotunda … Continue reading

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Einstein Papers Digital Platform Chosen

From Tizra’s Oct. 9, 2013 blog: Princeton University Press has selected Tizra as the digital publishing platform it will use to make The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein available online.  One of the most ambitious publishing ventures ever undertaken in … Continue reading

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Barbara Oberg to Speak on Jefferson as Party Leader and President

Barbara B. Oberg, general editor of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, will speak November 3 on the campus of Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. She will “address the question of how Jefferson balanced his rhetorical ‘non-partisanship’ with the reality of … Continue reading

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