Hello! I am an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. For the Digital Mitford, I am editing Mitford’s fascinating banned play The Tragedy of Charles I. In dramatizing the Regicide and the founding of the Commonwealth, Mitford belongs to a long chain of imaginative writers, including Percy Bysshe Shelley (author of an unfinished […]

Greetings! Since 2007, I have photographed over 300 of Mitford’s letters in the Reading Central Library, and another 150 letters in the John Ryland’s Library in Manchester. I also maintain this project’s Excel database documenting over 1000 individual letters and manuscripts. This summer, we plan to return to Reading to  photograph the remaining 500+ letters […]

Hello, I’m Jim Rovira, one of the new editors who will be coming in next week. I’m writing here to introduce myself. I’d like first to say thank you to Elisa and her team for their hard work on this project, and for being an open, welcoming community — not to mention the first rate […]

I’ve created a new category on this blog site for our editors to introduce themselves. We also have a “Theory and Methods” category for posts on coding, editing, scholarly methods, theory of text, other matters of interest to us–a good place to post links and write about ideas of interest to our project team and […]

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. […]

We are calling for participants to join the Digital Mitford: the Mary Russell Mitford Archive, at http://mitford.pitt.edu. If you are interested in learning TEI coding and participating in a large-scale digital archive project now well underway, we are happy to orient you to the project as part of our June workshop series. We are hosting our […]

Working List of Archives New site feature for the Digital Mitford: a working list of archives holding Mitford papers, including links to each collection’s catalog.

Digital Mitford Site Update, Letter Exhibit, and Twitter Feed I’ve made some major updates to the Digital Mitford site this weekend, including an exhibit on our editing of Mitford’s letters, much more detail on our editing and coding methods, and new orientation materials that we’ll be using with our student assistants and new editors joining […]

We’ve updated our workflow for editing the Digital Mitford project, as we discussed in our coding hangout today in Google+.  For those of you who could not attend, or those who had wonky network connections, or for anyone who needs to review what we discussed today, I’ve posted all the new information and instructions in […]

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Digital Archives and Pacific Cultures: Massive Update and Overhaul! I’ve spent much of yesterday and today massively overhauling our Digital Archives and Pacific Cultures site–to make room for new material coming in as we’re working with our students on projects this term! Much excitement and exhaustion…This was…