11.0722 digitizing awards; TEI & XML meeting

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Thu, 30 Apr 1998 21:29:39 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 722.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

[1] From: David Green <david@ninch.org> (82)

[2] From: John Price-Wilkin <jpwilkin@umich.edu> (25)
Subject: Meeting: TEI and XML in Digital Libraries

Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 17:45:47 -0500
From: David Green <david@ninch.org>

April 29, 1998



The following seven projects were funded in the second round of the Library
of Congress/Ameritech program to fund the creation of cultural digital
library collections as part of its "National Digital Library Program".

The deadline for proposals for the third of this three-year project is
November 8, 1998. Specific Guidelines for the last round will be available
in July 1998.

Application workshops will be held:

1. WASHINGTON DC: Information sessions only: June 27, 3:30-4:00 p.m. and
June 28, 4:00-4:30p.m. in the Visitors' Center, Madison Building, Library
of Congress.

2. WASHINGTON DC: August 13, 1998 Washington, DC
One-day open session on proposal preparation and technical requirements.
The workshop is free but seating is limited to 55 and advance registration
is required. For reservations, call (202) 707-1087

3. ORLANDO, FL: August 31-September 3, 1998 Orlando, FL
Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting: A presentation will be
scheduled. Check the final program for time and place. Individual
consultations by appointment, call (202) 707-1087.

David Green


"With a gift from Ameritech, the Library of Congress is sponsoring a
three-year competition to enable public, research, and academic libraries,
museums, historical societies, and archival institutions (except federal
institutions) to create digital collections of primary resources. Eleven
institutions received seven awards in the second year of the competition.
The postmark deadline for the third competition year is November 2, 1998.
For further information, see the competition homepage at

Chicago Historical Society
Haymarket Affair: Chicago Anarchists on Trial
Approximately 5,500 pages/images including the complete original
transcripts of the proceedings of the historic Haymarket trial; the
evidence books;' the original draft autobiographies written by two of the
Haymarket defendants, and numerous pamphlets, accounts, and pictorial
portrayals of the events in the popular press of the time. Contact person:
Bernard Reilly, (312) 642-5035, <reilly@chicagohs.org>.

Duke University
The Emergence of Advertising in America, 1850-1920
8,500 images relating to the history of advertising including Eastman Kodak
ads, tobacco related posters and insert cards, and ephemera representing
ads for bicycles, patent medicines, and food. Contact person: Ellen
Gartrell, (919) 660-5836, <egg@mail.lib.duke.edu>.

Nebraska State Historical Society
Prairie Settlement: A Story of Determination
2,500 glass plate negatives of images recording the process of settlement
of Nebraska between 1886 and 1912 and approximately 3,000 pages from
diaries and letters written by the Oblinger family as they moved from
Indiana to settle in a sod house on the prairie. Contact person: Jill
Marie Koelling, (402) 471-4409, <koelling@nebraskahistory.org>.

Northwestern University
North American Indian Photographs by Edward S. Curtis
2,222 plates from one of the best recognized and most significant records
ever produced of the culture and daily life of about 80 Native American
tribes. Contact person: Richard Frieder, (847) 491-4672, <frieder@nwu.edu>.

University of Iowa
Traveling Culture: Circuit Chautauqua in the Twentieth Century
38,000 talent flyers and promotional pamphlets representing text and images
from performers and public speakers, including educational, cultural and
religious lecturers, politicians, as well as vaudeville and variety acts.
Contact person: Carol Hughes, (319) 335-5900, <carol_hughes@uiowa.edu>.

University of Miami
Reclaiming the Everglades: South Florida's Natural History, 1884-1934
A consortial collection that includes materials from the University of
Miami, Florida International University, and the Historical Museum of South
Florida. The collection documents the history of South Florida, especially
the Everglades, which is a unique subtropical ecosystem that has a rich,
but troubled history. Contact person: William E. Brown, Jr., (305)
284-3247, <wbrown@umiami.ir.miami.edu>.

University of Washington
American Indians of the Pacific Northwest
A consortial collection that includes materials from the University of
Washington, the Eastern Washington State Historical Society in Spokane, and
the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle. The collection consists of
2,350 pictorial images and 6000 pages of selections from manuscripts,
printed ephemera and journal articles concerning Native Americans of the
Pacific Northwest from 1763 to 1920. Contact person: Gary Menges, (206)
543-1929, <menges@u.washington.edu>.

Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 09:39:56 -0400 (EDT)
From: John Price-Wilkin <jpwilkin@umich.edu>
Subject: Meeting: TEI and XML in Digital Libraries

TEI and XML in Digital Libraries
-Meeting sponsored by the Digital Library Federation-
June 30-July 1, 1998
Washington, DC

The Digital Library Federation is pleased to announce a two-day meeting
on the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and Extensible Markup Language
(XML) to be held at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. See
http://www.hti.umich.edu/misc/ssp/workshops/teidlf.html for more information.
Michael Sperberg-McQueen (co-editor TEI Guidelines and co-editor XML
specification; University of Illinois, Chicago) and Lou Burnard
(co-editor TEI Guidelines; Oxford University) will be among
the invited guests.

The meeting is open to all, on a space-available basis. Please register
by sending the following information to tei-dlf@umich.edu. Please include
the subject line "DLF-TEI Registration".

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