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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” (www.concordnehccha.org) 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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Joseph Smith Papers Announces Launch of Newsletter and Publication of Tenth Volume

The Joseph Smith Papers Project invites you to subscribe to our forthcoming e-newsletter. In an effort to improve communication about the project, the newsletter will be released two or three times a year and will include updates, project news, short … Continue reading

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Margaret Sanger Papers Moves To NYU Libraries

  As of October 1, 2014, Dr. Esther Katz announces that the Margaret Sanger Papers, a scholarly editing project, has joined NYU’s Division of Libraries, after a long stint at the History Department in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. … Continue reading

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Emma Goldman: Still too hot to handle? U.C. Berkeley set to pull plug on anarchist’s archive

jweekly.com | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California Thursday, October 16, 2014 Emma Goldman: Still too hot to handle? U.C. Berkeley set to pull plug on anarchist’s archive by rebecca spence , j. correspondent Sidebar: Anarchist, feminist, free … Continue reading

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