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Documentary Editing at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

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Since 2001, the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI), held annually in Victoria, B.C., Canada, has been an annual gathering of technologists, scholars, librarians, graduate and undergraduate students…and editors. For the past three years, Jennifer Stertzer and I, joined this year … Continue reading

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Editing Institute Announces Graduation Speaker for 2016

The Association for Documentary Editing announces the graduation speaker for the 45th Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents to be held 31 July – 4 August 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The graduation speaker will be Esther Katz. Esther … Continue reading

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Editing Institute Announces Resident Faculty for 2016

The Association for Documentary Editing is pleased to announce the resident faculty for the 45th Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents to be held 31 July–4 August 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The resident faculty will include Cathy Moran … 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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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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Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen Announces New Associate Editor!

The Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen is delighted to announce that Robert Karachuk has accepted our offer to join our staff as Associate Editor, beginning officially July 1, 2014, but deferring his arrival in South Carolina until August … Continue reading

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Emma Goldman Papers To Receive Hamer-Kegan Award

The Emma Goldman Papers will receive the 2014 Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award. The Hamer-Kegan Award is given by the Society of American Archivists Foundation in recognition of an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that … Continue reading

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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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