Focus on Documentary Editing: The Papers of John Marshall

It has been fifteen years since the publication of the 12th and final  volume of The Papers of John Marshall (published by the Omohundro Institute with partner the University of North Carolina Press). Revolutionary officer, congressman, and secretary of state before his appointment to the Supreme Court, Marshall served as the Court’s fourth Chief Justice. In this capacity,… Read More

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Workshop: Institute & Society Publishing in the 2020s

Institute and society publishing in the 2020s: what can historians do for themselves? A joint event from the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, and the Omohundro Institute. With additional contributions from the American Historical Association, African American Intellectual History Society, and Sussex Humanities Lab.  … Read More

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The OI and the NEL

Today the OI joins with its publishing partner for books, the University of North Carolina Press, in a limited agreement for our books to appear in the Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library.  We do this as a good faith effort to engage with the… Read More

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New and Improved

...The new version of the OI Reader will be accessible via your desktop computer as well as other devices and will allow us to create digital content more easily than before. It will also have a feature of particular use to all the Very Odd Ducks of #VastEarlyAmerica: accurate (and stable) citation information readily available for every word. Read More

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