Tag Archives: letters

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 […]

The Digital Mitford’s Guide to 19th-Century British Postmarks, and How To Code Them in TEI

Here is a colorful, annotated series of powerpoint slides prepared (and recently updated as of 20 May 2018) by Greg Bondar. Greg prepared these from research of TEI coding, our photos of letters from the Reading Central Library (posted with their permission), and information from the canonical reference tome, Alcock and Holland’s The Postmarks of Great Britain and […]

Digital Mitford Site Update, Letter Exhibit, and Twitter Feed

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 […]