[Humanist] 28.760 a book collection of historical interest

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sun Feb 22 10:27:20 CET 2015


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 760.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:36:12 -0500 (EST)
        From: lachance at chass.utoronto.ca
        Subject: Re:  28.752 a book collection of historical interest
        In-Reply-To: <20150220080647.3A6377EC at digitalhumanities.org>


Willard,

Crowdsource shipping costs?

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>                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 752.
>             Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
>                        www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist
>                 Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
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>         Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:40:10 +0000
>         From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
>         Subject: a book collection of historical interest
>
>
> Most here will recall that the pioneer digital humanist, Joseph Raben,
> founder of the first journal in the field, died recently. His widow,
> Frankie Raben, is now urgently looking for someone to take away Joe's
> library of books and other printed material. Apparently the local
> libraries are not interested. Whoever gets this collection would have
> quite an enviable resource for studying the history of the field.
>
> This collection is located in Barrington, Rhode Island, U.S.
> Unfortunately the cost of shipping prohibits sending them anywhere, so
> they would need to be picked up.
>
> Expressions of interest are welcome. Please e-mail me directly, to
> <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> and, if you would, let me know what you
> would do with the collection.
>
> Yours,
> WM
> --
> Willard McCarty (www.mccarty.org.uk/), Professor, Department of Digital
> Humanities, King's College London, and Digital Humanities Research
> Group, University of Western Sydney






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