[Humanist] 23.680 cataloguing personal correspondence

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Fri Mar 5 10:27:17 CET 2010


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        Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 15:02:14 +0200
        From: Constantinescu Nicolaie <kosson at gmail.com>
        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 23.677 cataloguing personal correspondence?
        In-Reply-To: <20100304071623.070794EA3B at woodward.joyent.us>


I hope this will prove to be a good starting point?
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/curation-reference-manual/completed-chapters/curating-e-mails

On 4 March 2010 09:16, Humanist Discussion Group
<willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
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>        Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2010 17:59:30 +0100
>        From: Hartmut Krech <kr538 at uni-bremen.de>
>        Subject: Query: Cataloguing personal correspondence
>        In-Reply-To: <20100303064147.8CFF14F68A at woodward.joyent.us>
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> The private letters and personal correspondence of scholars, scientists
> and artists are an invaluable source material for the history of science
> and the republic of letters. Being mostly unpublished, their cataloguing
> and indexing pose special problems.
>
> Would list members please inform me about current initiatives,
> activities or accepted standards regarding the digitization of such
> correspondence, both online and offline? Any suggestions of websites or
> working papers will be helpful and are kindly appreciated.
>
> Thank you for your attention.
>
> Best regards,
> Dr Hartmut Krech
> Bremen, Germany

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