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 […]

Call for Submissions: Boydston Essay Prize

The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2018 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017, the primary focus of which is the editing of a volume of works or documents. The award […]

2018 Digital Humanities Summer Institute

DHSI 2018 June 4-8 and 11-15 2018 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – Register via – Apply for a tuition scholarship via — Dear Friends and Colleagues, We’re very pleased to announce the 2018 Digital Humanities Summer Institute! The Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) provides an ideal environment […]

Newberry Library Lester J. Cappon Fellowship in Documentary Editing

The Lester J. Cappon Fellowship The Newberry Library is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2018-19 academic year! Newberry Library Fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise you intriguing and often rare materials; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations on your research […]

Society of American Archivists Panel on Documentary Editing

I’m looking for additional participants on a panel proposal for the 2018 Society of American Archivists Conference in D.C. The panel will examine the practice of documentary editing, specifically how information is brought to light through the practice of editing and practices for making interventions within the text transparent. Please […]

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 […]

2017 ADE Conference – Registration Closes June 10th

Just a reminder that registration will close on June 10th for the Association for Documentary Editing’s 2017 Conference to be held in Buffalo, New York. The draft schedule is available here. To register, please visit this page.  The deadline for registration is June 10th. We look forward to seeing you in Buffalo this June! Paul Israel, […]