Lincoln Papers Seek New Director

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum seeks a new Director for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln. All applications must be received by December 17, 2017. The Director works under the Administrative direction of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (ALPL) State Historian and manages the operations of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln directs, coordinates, and […]

Job Announcement: Associate Editor, The Selected Papers of John Jay, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

The Columbia University Libraries seeks a temporary Associate Editor to assist in the editing and preparation of the Selected Papers of John Jay. Reporting to the Director of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, responsibilities include: Researching new documents, creating original transcriptions of texts, and verification (proofreading) of transcriptions of […]

Job Announcement: Editorial Assistant. Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) seeks an Editorial Assistant to join the staff of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWGK), a digital humanities project which provides visual, textual and intellectual access to documents associated with the state’s Civil War governors. For more information on CWGK, visit […]

The Papers of Martin Van Buren seeks an Associate Editor

The Papers of Martin Van Buren seeks an Associate Editor for a twelve-month appointment. The successful hire will be required to be in residence at the project office located in Cumberland University’s Vise Library. The position will require the editor to catalog, transcribe, annotate, and/or proofread documents for the project, which will produce a digital […]

Position Opening: Editorial/Research Assistant, Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series

Editorial/Research Assistant (Full-time). [Position # 767 ] The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks an editorial/research assistant to join the staff of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series. This position will support print and electronic publication of Jefferson’s correspondence. Responsibilities are varied and include: tracking down and copying research materials; answering […]

Jane Addams Papers Seeks German translator

As we head into the World War I years, Jane Addams’ life and her letters go international! We are looking for an editor familiar with German and early 20th century handwriting to work on a document-by-document basis translating German-language documents. At present we have only a handful, letters by women […]

Job Announcement – Director, Washington Papers, University of Virginia

The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a scholar of American History with experience in documentary editing to serve as the Director of the Washington Papers. The Director will oversee an experienced team of editors and staff who edit the papers of […]

Civil War Governors of Kentucky Internship Opportunity

The Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWGK) is a freely accessible online collection of historical documents associated with the chief executives of the state — three Union and two provisional Confederate. Yet CWGK is about far more than the five governors. The project works through the office of the […]

Mark Twain Project seeks Digital Publications Manager

Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 1/18/2017 Original Job Posting Departmental Overview The Mark Twain Papers contain the voluminous private papers of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain). Complementing and greatly enlarging the core archive of original documents is a working archive of photocopies and transcriptions […]