Tag Archives: archives

Digital Mitford Coding School, June 25-27, 2016

We invite you to join members of the Digital Mitford project team from Saturday June 25 through Monday June 27, 2016 for the Fourth Annual Workshop Series and Coding School, hosted by the newly established Center for the Digital Text at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

from 900 to 1425 xml:ids: A Mitfordian milestone

The Digital Mitford team coordinated a massive effort last fall to complete a burst of coding, in particular to finish up transcriptions of assigned letters and to research and develop new prosopography entries–that is, entries on our lists of Named Entities: people (and fictional characters), organizations, places (and fictional places), books, serial publications, works of […]

The Digital Mitford Coding School, May 27 – 31, 2015 at Pitt-Greensburg: Our Third Annual Workshop

We call for participants and prospective new editors to join us from Wed. May 27 through Sunday May 31, 2015  for the Third Annual Workshop Series (or Coding School) of the Digital Mitford: the Mary Russell Mitford Archive, at http://mitford.pitt.edu. Please join us if you want to learn text encoding methods in Digital Humanities through hands-on participation in a large-scale digital archive project […]

Working List of Archives

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 Coding Guidelines

Digital Mitford Coding Guidelines I have been working on formalizing our guidelines for transcribing and encoding manuscript letters in TEI P5, so there’s much more detail hammered out on how and where to encode permissions from archives, as well as the condition, quality, and size of the pages, the presence or absence of envelopes, the […]

Taking Stock: Work Underway

Collectively, we’re working on about three things at once (or each in turn): 1) Project editors are preparing a selection of plays, poems, the first edition of Our Village and a small cluster of letters in TEI XML. What’s next: preparing for a first wave of context encoding (and associated research). I’m nearly ready with […]