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Mitfordian Musings on the Year 1823

Brooke Stewart, our Pitt-Greensburg student research assistant on the Digital Mitford project, contributes this blog post reflecting on the immense research she has been doing over the past several months on Mary Russell Mitford’s letters. Brooke has been completing the editing, proof-correcting, and research of Mitford’s manuscript letters from the year 1823, including identification of […]

http://digitalmitford.org: Site Migration!

Followers of our project should bookmark our new site address: http://digitalmitford.org ! We are transitioning our project to new server space hosted by the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC), and the Digital Mitford project has joined the PSC’s Data Exacell program, a pilot project that deploys supercomputing equipment and processing power to support data analysis projects across disciplines […]

Presentation for the Digital Diversity Conference, 9 May 2015

Here’s a link to our our Prezi presentation for our Digital Mitford panel at the Digital Diversity Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, for 9 May 2015. This conference celebrates the 20th anniversary of The Orlando Project and the Women Writers Project, and it was wonderful for us to be invited to propose and give a panel on […]

Mitford Digerati at Pitt-Greensburg

Digital Mitford 2014 Poster

possibly also a T-Shirt design? Created by Greg Bondar

Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd: A member of the “Q” Continuum?

Here’s a rather impressive sight of Thomas Noon Talfourd as painted by Henry William Pickersgill, in which perhaps he shares at least a passing resemblance to “the Q” of Star Trek: Talfourd was a friend and very frequent correspondent of Mitford’s and a native of Reading, Berkshire, as well as a jurist practicing in the […]

Prep for June 2014 Digital Mitford Workshops

All actively involved with the Digital Mitford project should check their e-mail for important announcements in advance of our June workshops.  Lots of progress is being made just now on our XML coding in advance of our workshops, and I’m gradually working through the XML code and prosopography entries our editors have been submitting so far. […]