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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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Fall 2013 E-newsletter now available!

The issue features news, a look back at the Annual Meeting in Ann Arbor, project summaries from editors who attended the 2013 Summer Editing Institute, and more!  To read, click here.

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Search for Lincoln Papers at the National Archives Threatened

The Washington Post reported that the Abraham Lincoln Papers might be forced to cease its search for Lincoln documents at the National Archives, due to funding shortages. The article focuses on the impact that the funding shortage will have on … Continue reading

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Guide to Documentary Editing, 3rd ed. Released in Open Access Form

News from David Sewell: Following agreement among the ADE Council, the UVA Press, and the book’s authors, the online version of Mary Jo Kline & Susan Holbrook Perdue’s “A Guide to Documentary Editing” (3rd edition) is now available to all … Continue reading

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Publication of the Founders Online Announced.

From the White House Blog: What was the original intent behind the Constitution and other documents that helped shape the nation? What did the Founders of our country have to say? Those questions persist in the political debates and discussions … Continue reading

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Editors and Editions Profiled in the National Press

Suddenly, editors are in the news! Check out the article on Jeff Looney and the Thomas Jefferson Retirement Project at Monticello that appeared in yesterday’s Washington Post. Then see the article on the Willa Cather edition that was published today … Continue reading

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Diary and Autobiographical Writings of Louisa Catherina Adams Published

The Diary and Autobiographical Writings of Louisa Catherina Adams, Volumes 1 and 2: 1778–1849. Edited by Judith S. Graham, Beth Luey, Margaret A. Hogan, and C. James Taylor. Harvard University Press, 2013 (ISBN: 9780674058682). The Adams saga takes a stride … Continue reading

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Look for Caroline W. Van Deusen’s article in “White House History”

Caroline W. Van Deusen, Project Archivist with E-Archives and new ADE member will publish an article, “The Diary of Elizabeth Dixon” in the March 2013 issue of White House History. The article describes the life of a young mother and … Continue reading

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Chuck Hobson Completes Edition of St. George Tucker

Past ADE president Chuck Hobson has completed work on his edition of St. George Tucker’s Law Reports and Selected Papers, 1782-1825 (3 vols., Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture), and its publication will be celebrated by a reception … Continue reading

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Marc Rothenberg Named President of Society for History in the Federal Government

Marc Rothenberg, formerly of the Papers of Joseph Henry, and now at the National Science Foundation, is the president of the Society for History in the Federal Government for 2012-2013. The Society was founded in 1979 in Washington, DC, to … Continue reading

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